Will Cockerell: Forever Gentle On My Mind

This article was originally featured in issue #1 of Like the Wind Magazine. Will Cockerell, author of The 50 Greatest Marathon Races of All Time, has his heroes. But rather than simply picking favourites, Cockerell examines the mindset and approach that set these particular runners apart from the crowd. Emil Zatopek During the 1950s, the […]

Kayleigh Dunn: Elbows Out

This piece was originally featured in issue #1 of Like the Wind Magazine. Toes numb, fingers froze, Eyes focused, the gun goes. Surging forwards, girls en masse, The ones at the front – a different class. Spikes fly, heart rate quickens, Around the course, the mud thickens. Elbows out, through the pack, Breathing heavy, unwilling […]

Behind the Lens: Ultra-marathoner Billy Yang

“I run because it’s not easy…As long as we can suffer, feel pain, we know we’re still in the race called life.” In issue #14, Like the Wind caught up with inspiring ultra-marathoner and exceptional videographer Billy Yang. First introduced to the medium of film through his Dad at a young age, Yang has been creating […]

Best Running Reads

Featured in Like the Wind #14. If you’re as passionate about running as we are you probably love to read about it too. Guess what? Here at Like the Wind, we get inspired by reading about running. Of course we do; we’re fortunate to receive so many of our readers’ running stories for every issue. While […]

Tim Nicholson: Steve Prefontaine

This piece was featured in issue #1 of Like the Wind Magazine. Steve Prefontaine has been a hero of mine since before I was a runner myself. I can’t say for sure why this is the case but I remember watching a lm about him and only months later realising that he was in fact […]

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 […]