The John “the Penguin” Bingham Scholarship will be awarded for the first time at this year’s Penguin in the Park 5K run/walk, set for 9 a.m., Saturday, March 29, in Decatur’s Fairview Park. The scholarship benefits sports management students at Millikin.
Millikin alumni, faculty, staff and students who register for the race by Saturday, March 22, will receive a $1 discount on the registration fee. Visit penguin5k.com to register for the race. After the race, Bingham will discusses fitness based on his years as a columnist for Runners’ World and Competitor magazines. And don’t forget the post-race party, when the first scholarship recipient will be announced.