Owain Williams

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

A round up of everything!

This blog has taken many forms, a full blow by blow account of the John Muir Ultra marathon, a report about the following day, then a blog about my training. I've decided to just get a blog done and…

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2018 targets - better late than never.

You run for the fun, you run for the pain, you run for the next PB, you run to escape.What ever the reason you run, I’ve been trying to find my own reason lately. I’ve not blogged because I just…

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Foxtrail Winter series race 2

Friday evening at 8pm I was standing with my toe on the start line of the second race of the winter series in Dunbar.It was 10k tonight and headtorches were mandatory. All day at work I was thinking…

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Give me trail running any day!

Autumn has arrived and so my thoughts go towards my autumn/winter races and I've decided to mix things up a bit. I usually run all the cross country races I can between now and February. I find they…

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Devilla 15k trail race

This blog started out last week as information about my taper plans for Devilla 15k trail race. The race has now been and the taper seemed to work well, so the blog has changed in to a race report.…

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Winter has arrived!

The past couple of weeks I've been selective with what runs I have been doing. I've been trying to keep the total miles for the week in the region of 70 but I've found myself calculating if I can…

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How do you prepare for a race you aim to achieve a PB at?

I was set this question by the team at ashmei HQ a while ago and I've been thinking about the answer quiet a bit. My key race for 2015 is the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow next Sunday (4th October). I'm competing in the half marathon and I really want to get a PB for 2015 on this course.…

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Train on the track, race on the road

For some time now, maybe a year and a half, I've been training on the track. At least once a week, sometimes twice, I go around and around and around, lap after lap, clocking up the metres.…

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