Owain Williams

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

JVC Bluetooth headphones review

I don't do product reviews very often but it's something I enjoy doing.   I thank JVC for sending me the sets of bluetooth headphones to test. This did not influence the outcome of the review.…

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Race Report: Stirling Marathon

Alarm goes off at 5:30am. I wake up feeling good. I have a solid nights sleep which was unexpected the night before the race and a pleasant surprise. 5:45am: Have breakfast. A tried and tested…

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Stirling marathon - prerace thoughts

Tomorrow is the big, it's Stirling marathon. It feels like just yesterday that Mandy convinced me to sign up for my first marathon in 2 years.31 weeks have passed since I signed up to Stirling and…

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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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