Owain Williams

Owain trains with Edinburgh AC, is an ambassador for ashmei sportswear and enjoys taking photos while out on his runs.

Unplanned speedwork!

15 minutes. That's how long I reckoned I'd take to run from the flat, down the road to the park where Mandy was running, turn around and get back to the flat.15 of the longest minutes of my life. I…

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2 marathons and then I was stupid!

The past couple of weeks I've been hitting 70+ miles, getting in solid training. I've ran two 26 mile long runs the past 2 weekends and all was going great, until Sunday. I ran a comfortable 26 miles…

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The road to Stirling marathon

The last couple weeks have been pretty busy for me. Training hard and needing to choose to miss some races I'd usually run at this time of the year.It's been possibly 2 years since I've trained for a…

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ashmei #challenge31

With the ashmei challenge for March coming to a close next week, I thought I'd reflect on how it went for me. The challenge had 3 parts:  run every day of March, a mile or more; run 131 miles by the…

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Vogrie parkrun

Last weekend Mandy and I headed to Vogrie Country park to celebrate the first official parkrun there. A small group of runners have been trying to get Vogrie parkrun started for a number of years and…

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Six races, one winter

It all kicked off back in November. The first of 6 trail races hosted by FoxTrail. Over the coming months I would head down to Dunbar and race distances ranging from 10k to half marathon, all…

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Striling marathon only 12 weeks to go!

83 days to go until Stirling marathon which is roughly 12 weeks, which also means only 12 rest days until the big day - roughly and all going well. This week I'm more positive. I'm back on to the…

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Foxtrail half marathon

Yesterday, Saturday the 11th February, was the fifth race of the Foxtrail Winter Series. As I said in my previous blog, I wasn't sure whether I was going to be able to run it or not. After some advice…

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