Mystical Miles

14 April 2021 ● 1 min read ● 10 images

New work for issue 1 of Mystical Miles, a new magazine from the Netherlands exploring running's many guises. In search of untold stories and beautiful photography from around the world.

I spent the day with Léonie van den Haak, an ultra-runner from Amsterdam now living in Tokyo. Her story explores the relationship between kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery and her life as a runner. Last year she completed the 1140km Shikoku Junrei in the fastest known time and finished 8th in the 246km Spartathlon.

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Lee Basford

I'm an art director in Tokyo, Japan

I'm an art director, designer and photographer working in and around the overlap of art and design, blending these disciplines to create...

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