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Patagonia – tackling air pollution with Running Up For Air: Chamonix

A big part of running is the place in which we do it. Whether you are a sprinter in a packed stadium, a trail runner cruising through the mountain-side forests, a marathon runner racing through a city or a park runner enjoying the green parts of a town, place makes a difference. And a big […]

Stop. Collaborate and Listen

Words by Simon Freeman  – Visuals by adidas Simplicity. One of running’s many positive attributes. A run often requires minimal kit – good shoes and the right clothes for the climate. Pick a direction and go. But simplicity is deceptive. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” is a quote usually attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. As […]

Illustrator Spotlight: Matthew Brazier

We asked our cover #17 illustrator, Matthew Brazier – who’s had his work published in multiple issues of Like the Wind – some questions about him and his work. Artist Name: Matthew Brazier City of Residence: Chelmsford, United Kingdom Website: www.brazierillustration.co.uk Instagram: @matthew_brazier Twitter: @matthew_brazier Facebook: MatthewBrazierIllustration My name is Matthew, I’m an illustrator based […]

Qamaniq, where the river widens: a story and film by Caroline Côté

In August 2017, a team of 3 women aged 25 to 30 embarked on a quest to discover their own boundaries in an immense, wild and remote territory. They covered 100 km in a few days through the Kuururjuaq National Park, along Mont d’Iberville and crossing the famous Koroc River… Read more on Qamaniq in […]

Mile High: A Running Track in the Sky

Words by Simon Freeman – Photography by James Carnegie and CineCloud Imagine running on a track high above the streets, gazing up at the inky black sky above According to the United Nations, more than half the world’s population now lives in cities. Billions of people crammed into busy, bustling, exciting, crowded concrete, brick and tarmac […]

Running mementos: The Massif Central

According to David McCandless, author of Data is Beautiful: “By visualising information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes: a sort of information map.” This is an apt description of what James Mason and Howard Smith do for runners (as well as cyclists and hikers) through their company Massif […]