Volker Binger

About me:

born in Hamm in Westphalia. At the age of 10 I got to know and love athletics. In the course of time other disciplines were added, so that I competed in my first decathlon competitions at the age of 16. Three years later, a serious accident, my studies and career stopped my regular athletic activities. About 3 ½ years ago I discovered running and street running for myself.

Highlights:

There are numerous highlights! The most amazing highlight was about 3 1/2 years ago, when I started running again and Jan B. took me along to various running events “street running”. Since then I have run distances from 5km to marathon. The sports highlight for me last year was a 5km run in 19:29 min. The most emotional highlight and life dream for me was the Berlin Marathon in September 2019 in 3:27:29 hrs.

Why I am a 7CRun Ambassador:

As one of several initiators of 7CRun, I want to set an example and make a difference. Running can mean more than collecting KM or taking part in competitions; it connects people with similar interests and promotes solidarity – you just have to let it happen. I would like to put these values into a larger context with this action. There are many things that should and must be improved! And it is not always just the big projects, with the many small deeds we can also achieve great things. We just have to get started!