Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

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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
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
Big Miles, Bare Feet & Backpacks

Big Miles, Bare Feet & Backpacks

With the Mighty Deerstalker completed there is now nothing standing between me and The Wall. 69 miles along Hadrian’s Wall, from the..

April 3, 2016
The Wall And The Water

The Wall And The Water

Well I got that wrong. Which is a relief. You don’t get to say that very often when you’re training for an event. Getting..

February 14, 2016
Running Adventures 2015

Running Adventures 2015

On Christmas day I went for my last run of the year, a sprightly three miles to finish off the Advent Running challenge. Of everything..

December 29, 2015
Your Wall

Your Wall

Your Facebook feed is full of horror, probably. Not the speculative, entertaining, liberating fictional kind that I write and try to flog..

December 3, 2015
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