Ultra marathons

Bob Graham Round

An interactive journey of my successful Bob Graham Round in May 2019. Fly through the route with photos. … Read More

Gift for runners

Gift ideas for Runners

If you’re looking for some Christmas, Birthday or general gift inspiration for the runner in your life, then look no further. I’ve rounded up some ideas of presents that will definitely be appreciated by ultra and trail runners. … Read More

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 look back at the year in running that was 2018. … Read More

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 award, I’m blown away just to be featured alongside some huge names in this list. … Read More

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. Autumn is well and truly upon us and, other than the slightly unseasonably mild temperatures, you can tell that we’re heading towards Winter. … Read More

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 ultra marathon and first 100km run.¬†Keeping water bottles topped up, cheering on runners and running back along sections of the course to keep Pip company, it was a brilliant experience and I captured the race in a series of photos. … Read More

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 best ulta-trail runners took to the Alpine trails, battling it out for the top spots. … Read More

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 plan at the beginning of 2017, but I enjoy a challenge and at least it would make for an interesting race, I had no idea what would happen – would my body cope for a second time? There was only one way to find out… … Read More

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. The event is a double marathon, covering just over 53 miles across the South Downs Way, starting in Arundel and … Read More

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 a place in their Race to the King ultra marathon, a double marathon from Arundel in Sussex to Winchester Cathedral and coaching from ultra marathon runner and coach, Kerry Sutton. … Read More