Richard Wright

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Recovery Week

Recovery Week

Last week I did nothing physical. Occasional walking. Some rising from seats and settling back into them. A little light breathing and..

April 5, 2017
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
Massive Hurty Leg Syndrome

Massive Hurty Leg Syndrome

I have ITB syndrome now. ITB syndrome is not cool. For a start, just explaining that you have ITB syndrome is a complicated sort of affair...

September 18, 2015
Not Bikey!

Not Bikey!

I have a bikey now! I sort of want to call it Bikey, but I’m not allowed to! My last bikey was called Bikey, and it got almost no use..

May 9, 2015
Big Things Sneaking

Big Things Sneaking

Marathons shouldn’t sneak up on you. There’s nothing sneaky about 26 miles and 385 yards. 26 miles and 385 yards is really..

March 23, 2015
2013: In Transition

2013: In Transition

If life is a story – and it bears all the markers of one – then 2012 was my narrative collapse. Everything I used to be got..

December 16, 2013
Running Towards Things

Running Towards Things

I was going to post tonight about the Rishikesh half marathon, and how I’ve had to drop out of it because of the trapped nerve in my..

April 16, 2013
A Special Idiot

A Special Idiot

“Any idiot can run. It takes a special kind of idiot to run a marathon.” – FB meme posted to my wall by the lovely Jackie..

January 27, 2013

Mumbai Marathon 2013

Wow. Marathons hurt. I did it though. Five hours and twenty-one minutes exactly. I’m a bit frustrated at that, to be honest, as my..

January 20, 2013

5502

I’m in a hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea. I have to press my nose to the window to see the street below. Everything else is water...

January 19, 2013
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