“This just isn’t my day,” I heard her whisper. When I turned to look at her, I couldn’t believe my eyes. She wasn’t in pain. She was simply finished. It was as though someone had drained out all of her energy. And the marathon finish was still 13 miles away.Now what? I was having...
After university I decided to get back in shape – about once every 10 years, that is. In my early 20s I took up tennis. In my early 30s I played squash. And, of course, in my early 40s I discovered running. I got a lot of exercise playing tennis. Well, no, not playing tennis, but...
I’ve always liked travelling by car. And I’ve always subjected my family to my endless wanderlust. On many outings when my son was a small child, he would moan from the back seat, “Are we there yet?”My response was always, “Yep, we’re here.” He would sit up eagerly and look out o...
with the excitement of the adventure. Ahead of us lay 26.2 miles through the city. I realised immediately that I was not sharing their enthusiasm. Weariness from 6000 motorcycle miles on my cross-country Penguin Tour denied me their joyful anticipation
I was an old man when I started running. Not that 43 is all that old, its just that I was living an old mans life in an old mans body, dreaming an old mans dreams. Im much younger than that now.Before I started running, I could count the years of accumulated excess like the ...
This section is adapted from No Need For Speed - A Beginner's Guide To The Joy Of Running, by John Bingham. Buy this book!Many adult-onset athletes believe that living an active lifestyle would be easier if they could trade the body they have for the body they want. I did. Part o...
Extract from No Need For Speed by John Bingham (Rodale International Limited, £8.99). To order direct from Runner's World for the special price of £7.99 (inc P&P), call 0800 731 0622 and quote 55174-0.Those who know me well know that I enjoy participating in marathons. I’m carefu...
Heath and Injury | Motivation | Nutrition | Racing | Shoes + Kit | Training | Weight-loss | CreditsThese are highlights and frequently asked questions from our beginner forums. They were created by members of Runner's World just like you. If you want to bring a discussion back ...
. They will follow the tried and tested Penguin pattern of five minutes running (at around 12-minute miling, depending on who's in the group), one minute walking, to get to the finish line in great shape. Believe us, it works! Your reputable run-walkers will be
success,I'll try Penguin's tactics, give it my best.Imagine my horror at mile number two,When taking my minute walk, as instructed to do. To overhear man, jogging behind me,comment 'if walking at this pace, how will she be,when reaching the finish line
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