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Tom Wake - Instagrammer of the Year 2018 for RunUltra

RunUltra – Instagrammer of the Year 2018 – Winner

Now that we’re a few months into 2019, I thought that it was a good time to take a brief... View Article

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RunUltra Instagrammer of the Year

RunUltra Instagrammer Awards

I was recently taken aback but really excited to be included in the shortlist for the RunUltra Instagrammer of the year... View Article

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Lakeland 100

A Summer of Ultras

Pitch black mornings and evenings, crisp clear skies filled with a lingering mist, golden leaves floating down from their branches.... View Article

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Avebury Stones

Race to the Stones, the support crew version

Last weekend I had opportunity to go along and be support crew for Pip as she took on her first... View Article

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Love Trails Festival Ambassador!

I’m really excited to announce that I’m working with Love Trails Festival this Summer as an ambassador! The UK’s first... View Article

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London Marathon 2018… a scorcher and a PB!

Wow, London you were amazing. A four minute PB, finishing in 2:48.25. What an event! April 22nd; after 16 long... View Article

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Mountain Run’s Ultra Trails Weekend

Last weekend I headed up to the Lake District for Mountain Run’s Ultra Trails weekend. The training weekend is run... View Article

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Mont Blanc

Addicted to the UTMB and I wasn’t there

Last weekend saw the Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc, more commonly known as the UTMB, roll into Chamonix as the world’s... View Article

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Tyne Bridge at the Great North Run

Great North Run – My First Ever Race

This coming Sunday, 10th September, will see tens of thousands of runners descend on Tyneside for the world’s largest half... View Article

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Race to the Stones, a story of my first 100km

100km, my second long distance ultra marathon in three weeks, the furthest I’d ever run. This certainly hadn’t been the... View Article

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Race to the King

Article: King for a Day

At the end of June 2017 I took part in my first long-distance ultra marathon – Race to the King.... View Article

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Article: Race to the King Training

In early 2017 I was lucky enough to win a competition by Threshold Sports in Running Magazine. The prize was... View Article

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Runners walking to the start outside the Champs Elysees

Paris 2017 – How to run a Sub 3 marathon

As I entered the Bois de Boulogne park, winding through the tree-lined paths, runners were starting to drop around me... View Article

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Infographic – The road to Paris, back to where it all began

Spring marathon season is upon us. With the likes of Manchester last weekend, Brighton and Paris this weekend and then... View Article

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Lake District

Running in the Lake District

At the end of January I had the opportunity to visit the Lake District for three nights. Over the years... View Article

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Maverick Sussex

Maverick Series – Sussex

It was an early start for a Saturday morning, making the trip from Suffolk to West Sussex with Pip and... View Article

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The Long Run

The Long Run and how to make it more interesting…

As runners start gearing up for Spring marathon training, many will find that the long run features as part of... View Article

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Kielder Water

Britain’s Most Beautiful – Kielder

Epic Journey On Friday 30th September I headed North with Pip after work, embarking on a 5 hour car journey... View Article

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GoPro – Thunder Run

Whilst at this year’s Conti Thunder Run I did some filming of the event using my GoPro Hero Session. The... View Article

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BMW Berlin Marathon and a new PB

Ballot Last October I received a text message from my mate Chipper, who lives in Austria, I remember what it... View Article

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Chiang Mai

Running in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Koh Samui, Thailand

I visited Thailand for the first time just a couple of weeks ago in August. Myself and Pip spent two weeks... View Article

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Conti 24hr Thunder Run

The second to last weekend in July is always set firmly in the diary as the Thunder Run weekend. The 24... View Article

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Pip descending to Bures Mill

Stour Valley Marathon

The Stour Valley Marathon, starting at Nayland, Suffolk, is an off-road trail marathon that takes in the footpaths of three... View Article

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Vitality London 10000 Start

Race review: Vitality London 10,000

The late May Bank Holiday is when one of London’s most iconic 10k races takes place. This year, with the headline... View Article

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Kesgrave parkrun runners

The parkrun briefing with a difference…

I arrived at my local Kesgrave parkrun on Saturday morning following a few training miles with Pete to what is the... View Article

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Sean Conway: On The Edge

Sean Conway and The World’s Longest Triathlon

Last night I had the pleasure of meeting Sean Conway, a UK adventurer, currently completing the “World’s Longest Triathlon”, a... View Article

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Night of the 10,000m PBs

Night of the 10,000m PBs

Saturday night saw Highgate Harriers host their annual Night of the 10,000 PBs at Parliament Hill Athletics Track, London. This... View Article

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Red Bull Wings for Life World Run

Wings for Life World Run – Cambridge

Featured image from http://www.redbull.com I first heard about the Wings for Life World Run last year in 2015. I religiously listen... View Article

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EnduranceLife CTS Sussex – My first Ultra Marathon

For the first time in four years I found myself going into 2016 without a Spring marathon booked, so I... View Article

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London Marathon Expo 2016

Virgin Money London Marathon Expo

On Saturday we headed down to down the London Marathon Expo at Excel to collect Pip and Ryan’s numbers for Sunday. I... View Article

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Start line at Kesgrave parkrun

What I love about parkrun

During the last weekend of January I finally achieved my first parkrun milestone and joined the ever-growing 50 club. That’s... View Article

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The Festive Forest Challenge

Festive Forest Challenge

Photo copyright the East Anglian Daily Times. On the 28th November we headed to The Kings Forest, just North-West of... View Article

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Whole Hog - Obstacle Race

Whole Hog – October 2015

The Whole Hog, organised by Eight Point Two events is probably one of my favourite alternative running events of the... View Article

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Tom Wake at Greater Manchester Marathon

ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015

The road to Manchester began just before the New Year when I started my 16 week marathon training schedule. After... View Article

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Running in the Turia River, Valencia

Having recently returned from a holiday in Valencia, Spain, I felt compelled to write about one of Valencia’s largest recreational... View Article

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Dirty Weekend

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th May saw the Rat Race Dirty Weekend descend on Burghley Park in Lincolnshire. My friend... View Article

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Paris Marathon – 7th April 2013

In October 2012 I decided that it was time for a new running challenge and signed up for the Paris... View Article

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Tracking your running

With numerous smartphone apps on the market for tracking your fitness activities, it can be hard to know which one... View Article

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Ipswich Parkrun

Photo from Ipswich parkrun on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/Ipswichparkrun Waking up early on Saturday morning I decided that rather than opt... View Article

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