David Bradford is a freelance feature writer, journalist and editor. He writes about running, cycling, health, sight loss, culture and social affairs, and has contributed to a wide range of publications including the Independent, the Times, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, VICE.com, Runner’s World, Running Fitness and Cycling Weekly.

David a keen amateur long-distance runner with a marathon personal best of 2:28:46, and is a co-founder of the Harvey Curtis Sussex Road Race Challenge.

In 2006, aged 24, David was diagnosed with the degenerative eye condition retinitis pigmentosa (RP), and now organises the annual fundraiser Canter for Sight in support of RP Fighting Blindness.

In his spare time, David does his best to revive interest in the work of the early-20th century diarist, naturalist and MS sufferer W.N.P. Barbellion via Blog of a Disappointed Man on Tumblr and @WNP_Barbellion on Twitter.

You can contact David by e-mail at dbradford.freelance@gmail.com.