Owain Williams

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

A week of no excuses

Last week I said I was starting a new training plan and I had also decided I needed to lose a bit of weight. With that in mind I got out and running! Monday: 6 milesTuesday: 8 miles which was 1 mile…

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Rediscovering Running The Blades

Stirling Marathon, a fading memory. Stirling Marathon, a race which showed me what was possible with a solid training plan, good nutrition and good rest prior to the event back in May. Stirling…

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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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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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Racing, training and motivation

Two weeks in to 2017 and this is my first blog, I'm slacking already! I kicked off 2017 with a race down at Portobello with Mandy. The Porty promathon is a 4 mile race and a great way to start the…

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A change is as good as a holiday!

Tuesday is usually track training in the evening, but because the track is closed we met at 10am this morning at The Meadows. For anyone who isn't local to Edinburgh, this is a large green space with…

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Should I run on Christmas day?

Earlier tonight I put a shout out on Twitter.Got writer's block for today's blog. Any suggestions? @runningblogs @runningbloggers #ukrunchat— Owain Williams (@Scottishrunner) December 22, 2016 And I…

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