Welcome to Ilford AC  

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We are an inclusive friendly club catering for runners and athletes of all standards and abilities across all disciplines, Track and Field, Road and Cross Country and Racewalking. We also have a “Harriers” section that is suitable for beginners.

We train at Cricklefields Stadium on Tuesdays and Thursday nights from 6.30pm onwards and at Chigwell Row on the weekend.

Please visit our “About us” Page and our “How to Join” Page for further information.

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  Press Report. 11th December 2017  

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Press Report. 11th December 2017

Ware Cup Saturday 9th December Loughton The annual Ware Cup cross-country match was held on a bright but cold Saturday morning at Loughton. The race of 8 km was over a mainly grassland course and Sam Rahman led home the Ilford AC challenge in 21st spot with a good time of 30 mins 27 secs. Next home for the club was Diarmuid Mac Donnell in 39th with 33 mins 35 secs and Andy Catton came home 45th in 35mins 16 secs and he was the first M60 to finish. The scorers were completed by Dennis Briggs in 50th in a time of 35 mins 41 secs.. Kieran McKenna was 1 place behind in 51st in 35mins 55 secs, with Ed Skinner 80th …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. December 4th 2017  

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Ilford AC Press Report. December 4th 2017

Essex Veterans & Junior Cross Country Championships Saturday 2nd December Writtle College SENIORS The Essex Cross-Country Championships for Veteran and junior athletes was held at Writtle College last Saturday. The veteran races were held over an interesting and challenging 8k course. A stream crossing, a steeply banked lake and the first truly muddy course of the cross country season made for an interesting, but challenging race. Ilford had 2 bronze medals in the Seniors category with Andy Catton taking the MV60 and Bree Nordin the WV55 bronze medals The combined MV50+ and Women’s V35+ race was the first seniors race of the day and was won by Elizabeth Davies of Springfield Striders in 29:41. The mens team were led home …Read More

  Press Report. 28th November 2017  

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Press Report. 28th November 2017

ESSEX CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE ROUND 2 HOCKLEY 25th November 2017 Despite it being a bitterly cold morning in Hockley, Ilford AC put out 32 runners for Round 2 of the Essex Cross Country league. Despite the cold, the 2 lap hilly course was a dry one. The ladies team, battling for promotion back to Division 1 acquitted themselves well finishing joint 3rd on the day in their division. Leading the ladies team home was in form Bree Nordin finishing in 43rd place for 26:53 on the 6k course. Not far behind, fresh from her New York Marathon 2 weeks ago was Nicols Hopkinson in 59th place 28:01. Bree and Nicola also picked up the 1st and 2nd places in the …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. 20th November 2017  

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Ilford AC Press Report. 20th November 2017

London Cross Country Champs 8.8k Parliament Hill Saturday 18th November Ilford had just one runner in the senior mens race, Tom Gardner, in a field of about 500 he put in a solid run for 47th place in 37:23   Hertfordshire Half Marathon Knebworth House Sunday 19th November. The Hertfordshire Half Marathon starts and ends at the iconic Knebworth House. Knebworth House has hosted some iconic acts in the past including Led Zeppelin, Oasis, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Robbie Williams. On Sunday it welcomed Bree Nordin of Ilford AC who ran an excellent 1:37:31 on a cold morning and finished in 152nd place of 2100 runners and was 13th female and first V60 female on the day. As a …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. 13th November 2017  

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Ilford AC Press Report. 13th November 2017

New York City Marathon Sunday 5th November Last weekend Nicola Hopkinson of Ilford AC crossed the Atlantic to run the New York City Marathon. This classic event starts on Staten Island and runs through all 5 New York boroughs before finishing in Central park on Manhattan Island. Nicola ran a well judge race  reaching half way in 1hr 48 mins 36 secs and pushing on in the more difficult second half to come home in 3hrs 42mins 27secs. This was her best time for 7 years over the marathon distance. She placed 7705th overall in a field of 50643, 1457th female and 18th in the F55 age category                             …Read More