Owain Williams

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

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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So much more to say

Last night's blog was a bit short and I had so much more I wanted to say, a couple of things I learned while running around the track. 1. Relax!2. Relax!!3. Relax!!!…

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Explore your own backyard

This morning's run was slow, my legs were really heavy from last night's track session but in a strange way, it was sort of nice. A nice feeling of 'I worked last night'. It wasn't such a nice feeling…

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Sometimes I surprise myself!

This is a very quick blog tonight as it's late and I'm shattered and just want to go to bed.Tuesday, as most of you will know, is track training night. I head to the track with the rest of the…

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Fresher than I should be

The day after a longer than normal long run day is usually tough. I'm usually stiff legged, a bit sluggish and it's a slow plod. All day I've been tired but I think that is oi…

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Get it over and done with

All day today I've known I needed to get a run in but I just couldn't find the energy to pull on my kit and go. The plan was to go out in the daylight but before I knew it I looked outside and it was…

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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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