An Accidental Athlete: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Middle Age.
Discover the accidental athlete in yourself
For the first time John Bingham shares the complete story
of his hysterical and poignant transformation
from geeky child to overweight adult to marathoner
and the voice of a generation of runners.
The Courage to Start: A Guide to Running for Your Life.
The Classic Penguin Book
In his first book, John describes his sometimes painful,
sometimes hilarious transition from sedentary confinement
to becoming an adult-onset athlete.
No Need for Speed
The Penguin Manifesto
Nearly a decade into his running career, John shares the truth
about the joy of running at every distance, and every pace.
A book for old and new runners alike.
Marathoning for Mortals: A Regular Person’s Guide to 13.1 or 26.2 miles
Run or Walk a Half or Full Marathon
Once considered a superhuman accomplishment,
the Marathon and Half Marathon
are now within the reach of mortals everywhere.
Let John and Jenny show you the road to the Finish Line.
Running for Mortals: A Comprehensive Guide to Changing Your Life Through Running
Bringing the joy of running to everyone
The Penguin teams up with wife, coach, and coauthor Jenny Hadfield
to lay out strategies for novice runners that will help them safely and effortlessly integrate their new sport into their busy schedules.