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  John in the Media  


As the voice of the second running boom, John is in constant demand by the print, radio, and television media. Read a sample of what others have written about the Pied Piper Penguin.

Read about "the Penguin" here:

The 'Penguin' shows that marathoners can be a dime a dozen - PR Direct / CNN Matthews: Sep 05

Smiling at the back of the pack - Florida Today: Sep 05

Marathon Training Tips: Week 11 - CBS2 Chicago: July 05

Columbus Alive: Jan 04

Arizona Daily Star: Jan 04

Indianapolis Star: Jan 04 (link unavailable)

Chicago Athlete: May 03, Book Review

Runner's World UK

MidWest Running: March/April 03 (link unavailable)

Guru preaches gospel of latter-day running - Indianapolis Star, January 11, 2002

This Jogging Method Turns Out-of-Shape Into Runners - The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2001

Even a 'penguin' can enjoy running - The Sacramento Bee, May 23, 2001

Bingham has waddled in to running fame - The Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL, May 21, 2001

Penguin Sighting - Chicago Tribune, July 23, 2000

Peach Time at the RRCA National Convention - Footnotes, Vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 2000

Writer changed lifestyle by taking up running to get in shape - The Tennessean, April 25, 2000

Two new books about exercise can help release the fit person in you - Pittsburgh Post Gazette, March 23, 2000

NYC Marathon; The Fast Growth of a Very Slow Movement - New York Times, November 1, 1999

Flight of the Penguin - The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC) March 17, 1997


  • The Courage to Start: A Guide to Running for Your Life, Simon & Schuster [Fireside] April, 1999
  • No Need for Speed: A Beginner's Guide to the Joy of Running, Rodale, May 2002
  • Co-Author, Marathoning for Mortals: A Regular Person's Guide to the Joy of Running or Walking a Half or Full Marathon, Rodale, May, 2003
  • Co-Author, Marathon Running for Mortals: A Mere Mortals's Guide to the Joy of Running or Walking a Half or Full Marathon, Rodale-UK, February, 2004
  • Co-Author, The Penguin Brigade Training Log; Second Edition, Breakaway Books, June 2003


  • The Penguin Chronicles, Runner's World - US, May 1996
  • The Penguin Chronicles, Runner's World - UK, May 1997


  • WISH-TV NBC - Indianapolis - Morning News: December, 2003, Interview with Jenny on tips for training for the Indy Mini Marathon.
  • NBC Morning News - San Diego: June, 2003, Interview with Jenny on tips for completing the San Diego Rock n Roll Marathon.
  • WISH-TV NBC - Indianapolis - Morning News: May, 2003, Interview with Jenny on tips for training for the Indy Mini Marathon.

RADIO: 2003/4

  • WCOL-FM Radio Columbus, OH  - Woody and the Wake Up Show, Jan, 2004
  • WFMS 95.5 Indianapolis: December, 2003
  • WJJG Joe Gentile Show: October, 2003
  • KNEO Radio Missouri: September, 2003.
  • WBZ Radio Boston, The Jordan Rich Show: September, 2003
  • The Michael Dresser Show: August, 2003
  • WKCP Kentucky: August, 2003
  • KAHI Radio Sacramento, CA: September, 2003
  • WVMT Vermont: August, 2003
  • WIOZ AM & STAR 102.5 FM Raleigh, NC: July, 2003
  • Wisdom Radio Network: July, 2003
  • WMCL Radio Illinois: July, 2003
  • WDWS Radio Champaign, IL: July, 2003 .
  • "Competitors" Radio: June 2003
  • WABJ Detroit, MI: July, 2003
  • KCTE Radio; Total Health, Kansas City, MO: July, 2003
  • WFMS 95.5 Indianapolis: May, 2003
  • 1350 AM Princeton, NJ: May, 2003


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