The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Summary
Alan Sillitoe

Everything you need to understand or teach The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe.

  • The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 1 Study Guide
  • 1 Literature Criticism
  • 1 Lesson Plans
  • ...and more
  • 30 The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Summary

Smith, appears in The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

Smith is the protagonist and narrator of this, the longest story in the collection. He stole money from a baker and was sentence to spend a couple of years in Borstal, a prison for juvenile delinquents. He has agreed to train in order to compete in the annual long-distance running championship held between the various boys' homes. These morning training sessions allow Smith a reprieve...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Study Pack contains:

The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Study Guide

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner Lesson Plans contain 107 pages of teaching material, including: