Owain Williams

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

A training update

I thought it was time I gave you all a bit of a training update. I've done a couple of races, Run the Blades 50k and Devil O' The Highlands Ultra. I've got some new shoes, Inov-8 Terra Ultras and I've…

Read this article

Scottish Half marathon update

The sun is shining and training is back on track and I'm feeling good. I got a bit of a wake up call last week when I decided to kick off my half marathon training schedule. My plan was to go out and…

Read this article

Scottish Half Marathon Ambassador

Some of you may have seen Mandy and I have posted our first video blog on YouTube the other week. A quick message just announcing that we are joining the Scottish Half marathon ambassador team this…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article

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…

Read this article