Category Archives: Updates

James Dunn: Me, Myself & I

Me, Myself & I Words by James Dunn – Illustration by Grace Russell This story first appeared in issue #13 of Like the Wind. People ask why I prefer to run alone. The simple answer I usually give is that I prefer the quiet. The truth is somewhat different. The fact is I don’t run […]

Alexis Berg: Come Hell and High Water

Come Hell and High Water Words by Imogen Lees and Alexis Berg – Photography by Alexis Berg This story first appeared in issue #13 of Like the Wind One hundred miles… some say 130. A 60-hour time limit. Unmarked gnarly trails through some of Tennessee’s least hospitable terrain. The Barkley Marathons take competitors on an uncertain […]

Tom Le Lievre: Out Back and Up High

Out Back and Up High Words and photography by Tom Le Lievre This story first appeared in issue #14 of Like the Wind Naïvety Come on, I’m not a stupid Englishman. Australia doesn’t have snow and mountains.” My first response to hearing about Australia’s Alpine areas and ski resorts. I had spent my first two years Down […]

Jody Bailey: Setting the Stage

This story is from Like the Wind #16 – Words and Photography by Jody Bailey  For me, running photography is ever-evolving. As is the case for all artists and their own muse and mediums. When I start photographing running and runners, I have one aim; it is all about that perfect portrait. Tight crop. Perfectly even exposure. […]

Scott Partenheimer: Winning Streak

Featured in Like the Wind #8. Words by Scott Partenheimer – Illustration by Mark Frudd  Have you ever wondered about your running bucket list? What kind of running experiences do you want out of life before you ascend to the great trail in the sky? By the age of 33, I had tried every distance from […]

We’re always runners

Running is a curious activity in many respects: it’s one of the most natural things we do, but it’s not easy. For most of us, running regularly brings feelings of fulfilment, belonging, confidence and joy… but also occasionally pain, anxiety and frustration. Running often involves starting and finishing in the same place, with no “return […]

Megan Brownrigg: Under African Skies

This piece is from Like the Wind #23. Words by Megan Brownrigg  “Wear some woollies if you want.” For a morning run in Ethiopia? Pull the other one. Come 5am, I hoicked on my bobble hat, microfleece and a scarf. Addis Ababa is fresh before first light. I fumbled for gloves, my eyes seemingly glued […]

Leon Lutz: Why Do You Have to Run So Much, Daddy?

This piece was featured in issue #1 of Like the Wind Magazine. Words and photography by Leon Lutz (& Lily). My dear Lily (and your little sister, Piper Bea), If I’m being honest – and for the sake of both you and Piper Bea, I must and will be – I’d seen the question in […]

If I’m not a runner any more, what am I?

Words by Alex Francis – Illustration by Frederick Saunders A little over a year ago, I stood with my wife Laura on the start line of the Trans-Alpine Run (TAR) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. We were nervous and excited – this would be the first stage race either of us had attempted and we’d picked a big one: […]