Tag Archives: Illustration

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 […]

Dick Beardsley: The Dating Game

This piece was featured in issue #1 of Like the Wind Magazine. Words by Dick Beardsley – illustration by David Wardle. I’ve been running for 40-plus years now and have logged more than 150,000 miles, yet when I go to bed at night I can hardly wait to get up in the morning for my […]

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 […]

Simon Wheatcroft: Running the Line

Featured in Like the Wind #1. Words by Simon Wheatcroft – illustration by Luke Waller. In the blackness of the early morning I stood in a car park at the foot of the Half Dome, a beautiful mountain in Yosemite National Park. In my pocket I had a ring and in my mind a plan. […]

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 […]

Contributor Spotlight – Studio Smoking Pig

We are hugely grateful to the contributors that help us make each edition of the magazine. Without their imagination and generosity LtW wouldn’t exist. Our thanks go out to the writers, but also to the illustrators who create the beautiful images that accompany our stories. Including Amanda, aka Studio Smoking Pig! We had a chat with her this week about all things […]

Contributor Spotlight – Egle Zvirblyte

We are hugely grateful to the contributors that help us make each edition of the magazine. Without their imagination and generosity LtW wouldn’t exist. Our thanks go out to the writers, but also to the illustrators who create the beautiful images that accompany our stories. One of those people is the very talented Egle Zvirblyte, whose work we featured in Like the […]

Contributor Spotlight – Jayde Perkin

We are hugely grateful to the contributors that help us make each edition of the magazine. Without their imagination and generosity LtW wouldn’t exist. Our thanks go out to the writers, but also to the illustrators who create the beautiful images that accompany our stories. One of those people is the very talented Jayde Perkin, whose work we featured in Like the […]