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Scott Jurek: The Wisdom of Hippie Dan

Featured in Like the Wind #1. Words by Scott Jurek – photography by Ian Corless. Hippie Dan made Thunder Cookies that were like chocolate chip cookies on steroids, with oatmeal and whole wheat our and peanut butter and tons of butter. They were the best cookies I had ever tasted. (Rumor has it he once […]

Reuben Tabner: I Dream of Running

Featured in Like the Wind #1. Words by Reuben Tabner – Photography courtesy of Roy Belchamber. I dream. I dream about running in the mountains. Running free, with great vistas before me. I run strong on the uphills, powering through each rise and turn. I dream of running fast and free on the descents, skipping […]

Post Race: Finding Your Legs (Again)

It’s post race, you’ve nailed the finish, and got yourself a new PB. However now your legs probably feel either extremely stiff or a lot like jelly. Injured or not, your body and mind might are out of sync. In order to recover you’ve got to re-establish harmony between the two. Once you’ve completed a […]

Issue 14 Celebrates Iconic Women Runners

  #WOMENRUNNING In our latest issue, cover artist Kathleen Marcotte honours iconic women in the field of running. In her piece ‘#Womenrunning’, she uses beautiful illustrations to celebrate the athletic achievements of Alice Coachman, Diane Leather, Wilma Rudolph, Bobbi Gibb, K. Switzer, and Mahsa Torabi.  Achievements that have consequently paved the way to making running […]

Running = Life

Or so it would seem, according to LtW #14 contributor Patrick Leese. An amateur runner himself, he continues to be amazed by the opportunities that the movement of two legs can bring. In his piece, “Running = Life”, Leese recalls running his first 10km race back in September 2012 in Cophenhagen. The prospect of a 10km […]

Illustrator Spotlight: Craig McIntosh

Issue 13 is on the way. Here is a special insight into the work that goes on behind the scenes in order to create the unique running magazine that is Like The Wind. There are two key elements on each page of Like The Wind; both words and images are equally as important to us […]

Illustrator Spotlight: Ellis Van Der Does

Issue 13 is on the way. Here is a special insight into the work that goes on behind the scenes in order to create the unique running magazine that is Like The Wind. There are two key elements on each page of Like The Wind; both words and images are equally as important to us […]

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

(a very good place to start) Where did your passion for running begin? Here’s your chance to retrace the origins of your one (and only) true love. The highs, the lows, the PBs, what’s come before, yet more importantly, what’s yet to come… “It starts with running” Recently, we spoke to various, successful junior athletes […]

City Guides 1.20 | Edinburgh, UK

Edinburgh, UK Very much in the same way as London, a trip to any European capital, “trail running paradise” does not necessarily spring to mind… more like too much tarmac, city fumes and tourists. That said, Edinburgh is unique. So one-of-a-kind that it is, in fact, the perfect balance of exciting and fun-filled city, along […]