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 18th July 2016  

Jul 192016
 
Press Report 18th July 2016

Newman Hilly 5 Wednesday 13th July 2016 Ilford AC successfully hosted their showcase event at Chigwell Row last Wednesday evening with the 26th running of the Newman Hilly 5 which was also the 4th race of the extremely popular Elvis series. Well over 200 runners took to the trails of Hainault Forest over a 2 lap course of just over 5 miles on a cool but pleasant evening which provided almost near perfect running conditions although recent rain had made the terrain a little muddy underfoot. As always this event shows the club at its best and even with an army of volunteers and marshals was still able to put out 21 runners and dominate the men’s race. At the …Read More

  Press Report 12th July  

Jul 112016
 
Press Report 12th July

Felsted 10k Over 400 runners lined up for the Felsted 10k on a muggy morning last Sunday. The race which starts and finishes at Felsted school is held over a fast flat road course with some gentle undulations. It was also the Essex 10k championships and the 4th county Grand Prix Race for 2016.. Ilford AC had 12 runners competing in these championships with Malcolm Muir returning from a lay off the best of the bunch coming home in 18th place with 36.15. He was followed in by Sam Rahman, 24th in 36.56 and Paul Holloway 32nd in 37.37. Other Ilford men’s times and positions were Steve Philcox, 39th 38.26, Neil Crisp 42nd 38.32, Terry Knightley 58th 39.43, Declan Cullen …Read More

  Neringa Aidetyte  

Jul 052016
 
Neringa Aidetyte

Ilford AC Life Member Neringa Aidietyte, age 33, is set to become the first Ilford AC member to appear in 2 Olympics (London 2012 & Rio 2016). In London she competed for her home country Lithuania in the 20 Kilometres’ Walk which was held along The Mall. From 61 starters of whom 55 finished, Miss Aidietyte came 39th in 1 hour 34 minutes & 1 second. Much later the Ilford AC athlete was promoted to 38th position after a higher-placed competitor was disqualified retrospectively. She’s been selected for Lithuania in the same event at Rio later this year. When selected in 2012 she became Ilford’s 5th Olympian after Phyllis Perkins (800 metres Rome 1960), Fergus Murray (10,000 metres Tokyo 1964), …Read More

  Press Report 5th July 2016  

Jul 052016
 
Press Report 5th July 2016

ORION Forest 5 Chingford. Saturday 2nd July. On a warm Saturday morning 4 Ilford AC athletes were amongst the 154 runners lining up for the second in the series of 3 ‘Forest 5’ runs organised by Orion Harriers. The course followed a one lap route around Epping Forest with plenty of hills, and this year a lot more mud than previous years. Leading the Ilford men home, and placing first in the M50 category with an impressive time of 31:08 was the in-form Stephen Philcox. 2nd and 3rd men home were Billy Green coming in at 41:12 and Pathrose Louis clocking 46:09. Performance of the day though was from Pam Jones who completed her last race as a septuagenarian finishing …Read More

  Press Report 28th June 2016  

Jun 282016
 
Press Report 28th June 2016

OLYMPIC PARK 5km (ELvIS) A good team performance from the 28 Ilford AC finishers in this race. the 3rd round of this year’s ELvIS league, saw the team produce their best result of the season in the league competition. The race was over 5km on a 2 lap twisty course to the north of the Olympic Park held last Tuesday evening and hosted by East End Road Runners. The team were led home by Sam Rahman, who is returning to top form, in 7th place in 17m 41s, with Steve Philcox close behind in 9th with 17m 42s, a performance that once again won him the M50 category prize. Paul Holloway took the award for 1st in the M40 group …Read More