MEET SOME OF THE CREW...

In 2018 Tough Runner UK showed the whole of the UK that we meant business and was on a mission to carve out our own legacy in sports history and in 2019 we become a household known name across the UK securing over 30 races between Wales, England, Scotland and Ireland. Our staff and incredible team of volunteers stand ready to ensure you have the best race experience possible. Meet some of our team below.

PROUD ORGANISERS OF:

0 + RACES
Across The UK

ADAM NEWTON

Co-Founder & Director 

ABOUT ADAM:

Co-founder and director Adam Newton from Swansea has spent most of his living life living and breathing triathlon.
Adam Has also had a successful spell running cross country for Wales and Triathlon for GBR.
Adam now spends his time growing Tough Runner UK and racing Ironman around the world.

Adam Gittins (AKA TIM)

Manager

ABOUT TIM:

Meet Tim, Tim works full time for Tough Runner and has been our Manager since the beginning of 2021. Tim is in charge of the day to day running of Tough Runner ongoings, from event organising to sales management, Tim plays a vital part in Tough Runner’s fast moving journey. 

Chelsey Wheeler

Marketing Manager

ABOUT CHELSEY:

Chelsey is all things marketing at Tough Runner. Chelsey works closely with both partners and participants bringing a fresh flare to social media. You’ll often find Chelsey catching a quick video of you on event day! Feel free to go say Hi! 

REBECCA NEWTON

Event Coordinator

ABOUT REBECCA:

Meet Rebecca, a valued member of the Tough Runner team. Rebecca has had a love for running all of her life running races all over the world. Rebecca also co-founded Hoka Half and Buff 10k and has undeniable knowledge within the field.

SHARON LEACH

Event Coordinator

ABOUT SHARON:

Sharon is a valued member of the Tough Runner events team. With an extensive background in athletics and employed by Welsh Athletics themselves, Sharon is no doubt an expert in the field.

Lucy DriscolL

Event Admin

ABOUT Lucy:

Lucy discovered her passion for running later in life and has competed in several running events. On race days Lucy helps on registration and handing out those all important finishing medals. Lucy also keeps the boys in check and keeps the headquarters clean and tidy.

Francesca Ray

Event Admin

ABOUT FRAN:

Francesca found a passion for running after years of sport and gym based training. Completing a number of different events across the country. She loves nothing more than seeing others achieve goals they never thought possible! Francesca helps oversee the registration tents and will be waiting at the finish line with your well deserved finisher medal!