We have been delighted by the response to the launch of Like the Wind. We are now looking for stories for the second issue – if you run then you have running stories, and we want them.
We are looking for all sorts of running stories to amuse, more, inspire and motivate the magazine’s readers. If you have a tale to tell then we want to hear from you. It can be anything that tells the reader about your running, from the most amazing achievements to the simple act of going for a local run before breakfast one day. And you can tell the story any way you want – we are looking for essays, letters, diaries, poems, paintings, photographs and anything else that can be printed on the page. Check out the Contributions Guidelines for more info.
And if you know a runner with a way with words, then please tell them about the magazine.
Like the Wind magazine is a collection of stories about running, from the track, trail and road. There are personal anecdotes, inspirational tales and wonderful pictures, all designed to inspire and delight
Launched in February 2014, Like the Wind magazine is printed on responsibly sourced paper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, so that it is as sustainable as it is beautiful. With a wonderful weight, this magazine looks and feels fantastic and is a real treat to read and collect.
Like the Wind is a personal project brought to you by freestak, a social media and marketing agency for running and endurance sports brands. The freestak team are all passionate about running, endurance sports and the great outdoors. The idea for Like the Wind came from a desire to be motivated by other runners’ stories. The founders of freestak were particularly inspired by magazines from other sports, especially cycling and mountaineering, where the emphasis was on the spirit of the sport rather than the technical elements. We take our hats off to The Ride Journal, Rouleur, Single Track and Alpinist magazines amongst others.
Like the Wind magazine is a not-for-profit enterprise. Any money that is left after we have paid for the production and distribution of the magazine will be given to charities nominated by the contributors. Many thanks to all of our contributors who have offered their creativity and time for free.
We would like to welcome all runners to your magazine. Please support us so that we can inspire as many people as possible. Be a reader. Buy a copy as a present. And be a contributor. Happy running, everyone.
After the success of the first issue of Like the Wind, we are working hard on the next issue to bring you even more of the finest words and visuals telling stories about all sorts of running, from all sorts of runners.
Beautifully printed on uncoated FSC accredited paper, we are doing everything we can to make it is as good for the environment as it is for your running mojo.
The magazine will be shipped from mid-May 2014 and there will be a limited number printed so when they are gone, they're gone.
This limited issue package gives you
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A copy of Like the Wind, full of stories about running and then share the love with six beautiful postcards depicting images and words from the magazine. You will receive:
This is a great way to enjoy the magazine and tell friends and family. Or you could keep the postcards to yourself. We wouldn't blame you.
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In Like the Wind, you will find the finest words and visuals telling stories about running, from runners of all types.
Beautifully printed, on uncoated FSC accredited paper, our aim is to make this as good for the environment as it is for your running mojo.
The magazine will be shipped from 5 February 2014 and there will be a limited number printed so when they are gone, they're gone.
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