Running Shorts: Contents

RUNNING SHORTS

A SHORT STORY SEQUENCE

BY COLIN J. YOUNGSON

(Published 1992)

Contents

1) HOOKED – teenager’s first romance and his enthusiasm for running.

(This first tale is set in the 1960s; the others from the 1970s and 1980s. Swan Song is from 2017!)

2) FUN AND GAMES – action from a Highland Games.

3) GETTING ON – running his first marathon cheers up a harassed worker.

4) GLORIOUS MUD! – highs and lows for a cross-country runner.

5) INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE – trying to win a fast Belgian marathon.

6) SHAP SUMMIT – key stage in an 850 miles road relay.

7) DOWNHILL – middle-aged runner trains with younger potential star.

8) ULTRA! – novice’s attempt to complete the London to Brighton ultra marathon.

9) INTER-CITY – characters from previous stories combine in a road relay team.

10) REFRESHMENT STATIONS – runners’ pub crawl in Aberdeen.

11)   SWAN SONG

Click on story title to access the tale.