Chamonix 2019: a Week of Celebrations

Whilst running around the Mont-Blanc on their honeymoon, Like the Wind founders Simon and Julie Freeman came up with the idea for a unique running magazine that would share stories of why people run rather than focusing on how to run. Over five years later, with 20 magazines and well over 450 published stories, we’re back to where it all began…

Welcome to the Chamonix 2019 Ultra OFF Festival with Strava

Wednesday, 28 August 2019: A night of Running Stories

Like the Wind is inviting storytellers to tell of their running tales by words, photos and moving images. With Sally McRae, Lucy Bartholomew, Chris McDougall, Alexis Berg & Aurélien Delfosse, James Poole, Mario Fraioli, Martin Gaffuri and more. And we’ll be revealing Like the Wind #21 to the world… Details and tickets
19h00, free, Salle du Bicentenaire

 

Thursday, 29 August 2019: Film Night by Jaybird

Jaybird are taking over the VOX Cinema for a night of running movies, including the premiere of their film The Movement. We will watch Hood to Trail – urban crews swapping their pavement for the trails, Thabang – the story of one of South Africa’s most popular runners, and Running on Empty – Rory Bosio’s journey on Corsica’s GR20 trail… Details and tickets
19h30, free, Cinema VOX

Sunday, 1st September 2019: The Like the Wind Summer Party

Once again we meet at the Bighorn Bistro from 5.30pm to share a drink and celebrate a week of mountain running. No tickets, simply turn up. Come early: there will be goodies for early birds… Bighorn Bistro & Bakery, 77 Place Edmond Desailloud

These events are made possible by Jaybird (the most excellent wireless headphones for runners) and Stance (the most exciting performance running sock) and are part of the Strava Ultra OFF Festival 2019.

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