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Issue #8 of Like the Wind is a glorious celebration of running, packed from cover to cover with reportage pieces, personal anecdotes, breathtaking illustrations and stunning photography. We again bring you 100 pages of stories including:
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE
LtW writers and photographers follow hardy and determined cross-country teams vying for glory over London’s challenging Parliament Hill.
ALADDIN SANE, A GARMIN AND A BIT OF STRING
Deputy editor Imogen Lees argues that she can’t even run to the corner shop without starting her watch.
RUN, BREATHE, LAUGH, EAT, CHAT, REPEAT
Across the Atlantic, Lindsay Ford ran from Aspen to Vail with Jenn Shelton and Rickey Gates without expectations but ended up casting aside her preconceptions about how she would live her life.
Whatever you run without, don’t run without Like the Wind: real stories from real runners, without gloss or filters – basically, why we all run.
In Issue #7 the stories contributed offered a reminder that running is so often a force for good, with determination, humour and heroism. They included:
WHERE MY FEET TAKE ME
Sarah Attar discusses her passion for art, photography and marathon training – and being the first female Saudi Arabian Olympic track athlete.
BEST FOOT FORWARD
British barefoot-running legend Bruce Tulloh, whose unshod feet carried him to European gold glory and all the way across the United States.
A HOME IN THE SKY / IT’S IN THE BAG
Ian Corless spends time with the dedicated team behind the International Skyrunning Federation and we go behind the scenes of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc with Simon Freeman and some of the volunteers responsible for the race’s logistics.
Wherever you run, however far or fast, you are a runner: always a runner. Let’s all hope that many more people come to discover running and make our family bigger, stronger and more united.