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 23rd August 2016  

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Press Report 23rd August 2016

Woodford Green Open Graded Meeting Tuesday 16th August The 4th open graded meeting this season was held at Woodford Green’s Ashton playing fields last Tuesday evening and involved 6 Ilford athletes in the middle distance events. The youngsters contested the 800 metre races with Jordan Hinds in the U17F category posting the fastest time for the Club coming home 8th in her race in 2.26.40. In the same race Bradley Deacon clocked 2.37.40 in the U15M category finishing 11th. Keshan Beckett-Edwards finished 6th in his race recording a time of 2.44.30 in the U13M category. In the 3000m Ilford had 3 athletes packing together finishing in 4th, 5th and 6th places. Leading them home was senior male Sam Rahman who …Read More

  Press Report 16th August 2016  

Aug 172016
 

Pride 10k Saturday 13th August Ilford AC had 2 runners taking part in the Pride 10km held on a fast course in Victoria Park this weekend. Robin McNelis clocked 39.07 for 51st spot whilst Doris Gaga showed improving form recording 63mins 12 secs for 848th place in a field of over 1000 runners. Times given are gun times.

  National Silver Medal for Ilford AC Athlete  

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Ilford AC had 2 starters in the annual National 100 Miles Walking Championship held at Redcar, Kevin Marshall & Ed Shillabeer. Racing was held on a 2 miles’ lap consisisting of a mile-out-and-back along the town’s seafront, commencing at noon on Saturday and continuing overnight with a cut-off time of noon on Sunday. Walkers faced faced warm conditions during the day but temperatures dropped considerable overnight along an exposed seafrint. Marshall belied his 56 years of age to give a good account of himself at the expense of rivals half his age, and despite leaning to one side over the closing stages, managed to maintain good progress to place 2nd in 22 hours 2 minutes and 15 seconds. Although 4th …Read More

  Press Report 9th August 2016  

Aug 082016
 
Press Report 9th August 2016

Orion Forest ELvIS Five Saturday 6th August The fifth leg of this summer’s ELvIS series was incorporated into Orion Harriers Forest Five series over a challenging off road course over 5 miles through Epping Forest on a hot sunny morning. Thomas Grimes of East London lead home a near record field with a fine performance. The Ilford AC challenge was headed by the in-form Steve Philcox in 5th spot in 30 mins 17 secs which won him the Over-40s trophy despite competing in the over 50s category. Next home was Paul Holloway with a powerful run taking him to 9th spot in 30m 41s which was the true top over 40 run of the day and was therefore unlucky not …Read More

  Press Report 2nd August 2016  

Aug 022016
 
Press Report 2nd August 2016

Brooks Last Friday of the month 5K Hyde Park Friday 29th July Ilford AC had 5 runners in the July edition of The ‘Brooks last friday of the month 5k which took place at 12.30pm in warm breezy and fairly humid conditions. The race was notable as it saw new series records in both the W80 and M80 age groups. The field was of a high standard with the first 10 runners home breaking the 17 minute barrier. Many congratulations to Ilford’s Pam Jones for the W80 title whose time of 31.04 for 232nd place set the inaugural age group record for W80, having previously been the W75 record holder (still the record) set, remarkably, exactly 5 years previous. Ilford’s …Read More