Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

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Toasting Monkeys

Toasting Monkeys

A long run today. Seventeen miles. When I started out it was cold, and I dressed for Winter. Halfway through the sun came out and it was..

March 5, 2017 with 0 Comments
The Long Run Murders

The Long Run Murders

I did a long run yesterday and now I want to murder you. A month ago I ran three miles in a week, and that was it. Yesterday I ran a half..

February 13, 2017
The Great Winter Run 2017

The Great Winter Run 2017

On Saturday 7th January I was officially declared the fastest man alive. No, I’m misremembering. On Saturday 7th January I officially..

January 9, 2017
2017: Not Being A Camel-Bothering Ass Gibbon

2017: Not Being A Camel-Bothering Ass Gibbon

Hello 2017! Thank you for coming to rescue us! 2016 was a monster, so you need to…wait. Why are you smirking? And chuckling? Are your..

January 1, 2017
(Advent) Running Away

(Advent) Running Away

Psst. You. Yes, you. Want to run away together? You and me. Let’s run away from it all. Together. And by ‘it all’, I mean 2016. This..

November 30, 2016
The Wall 2016

The Wall 2016

There’s no messing with The Wall. You either finish it, or it finishes you. Sixty-nine miles is a long way, and plenty of time for that..

June 21, 2016
Twelve Hours

Twelve Hours

I’m at an exhausted looking hotel in Carlisle, which is a much more twisty and interesting sort of city than I thought it would be. I..

June 17, 2016
Hurting Myself Better

Hurting Myself Better

This is what pain looks like. This is torture in its purest physical form. This is a foam roller, and it hates you. I realise it..

May 16, 2016
Footsplosion

Footsplosion

On days like this I could do with my own personal (cheap) cheerleading squad. I would like them to be quite burly cheerleaders, so that..

May 8, 2016
Kicks

Kicks

My new kicks have landed! They are the things that I will run the whole length of Hadrian’s Wall in this June! They have special magic..

April 10, 2016
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