Like the Wind magazine is a collection of stories about running, from the track, trail and road. There are personal anecdotes, inspirational tales and wonderful pictures, all designed to inspire and delight
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.
SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES In another Stateside story, American coach Heidi Boynton tells us how she has taught thousands of young girls to run without worrying about what they can achieve; instead just getting out there and crossing the line, helping friends along the way.
IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY Another of our contributors running without fear is Simon Bagshaw, who recounts his attempts to run without stressing about the bears sharing his routes along the Canadian trails.
WINNING STREAK And finally, we’ve a story from Scott Partenheimer, who ran without clothes. His hilarious account of his naked 5km race may well see you casting aside your tights. Or possibly zipping up your jacket a bit tighter…