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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  Ilford AC Press Report. September 25th 2017  

Sep 252017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. September 25th 2017

Pleshey Half Marathon Sunday 24 September   The Essex Half Marathon was once again held over a challenging one lap course on the country roads around the picturesque village of Pleshey, near Chelmsford, on a warm sunny morning. Ilford AC had a squad of 7 in action with Sam Rahman, who is looking in good shape for the Chester Marathon in 2 weeks time, leading the way in 22nd spot with 1hr 20min 34 secs. Next over the line was Neil Crisp in 1h 26m 32s in 48th, which placed him 5th in the M50 age grouping. Steve Philcox came home 60th with 1h 29m 07s and Steve Parker completed the mens team as 7th in the M60 category , …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 18th September 2018  

Sep 182017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 18th September 2018

Chase the Sun 5k Londons Olympic Park Wednesday 13th September The chase the sun series came to its conclusion for the Summer at Londons Olympic Park on Wednesday evening. The event so called because of its late start and challenge to finish before the sun goes down has proved to be a popular series and 250 runners lined up for the 5k race. Ilfords Carlie Qirem came in at a time of 25:17 for 77th place. Descente London Duathlon Richmond Park Sunday 17th September The Descente London Duathlon is a bike-run-bike event offering athletes the chance to race around the beautiful surroundings of Richmond Park on completely closed roads. Once again Ilfords Carlie Qirem was in action for the challenging …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. Tuesday 12th September 2017  

Sep 122017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Tuesday 12th September 2017

Ilford AC Press Report, Tuesday 12th September 2017 Woodford Open Meeting Tuesday 5th September The last track fixture of the summer was held at Ashton Playing Fields and there were 2 runners and three race walkers from Ilford AC in action. Sam Rahman was in the faster of the two heats of the mile and ran his usual controlled race reaching half way in 2mins 33 secs. He moved up the field in the second half to record a personal best time of 4 mins 59.56 seconds for 8th place Seb Parris took part in his first track race and put in an impressive performance to finish 8th in the 3000m in 10 mins 17.45 secs. With just 5 minutes …Read More

  Press Report 5th September 2017  

Sep 042017
 
Press Report 5th September 2017

The Essex Way Sunday 3rd September Sunday saw the staging of the Essex Way Relay which covers the 82 miles of the Essex Way, a historical pathway through Essex, starting from Epping Station to Harwich Old Lighthouse in 10 stages. Ilford AC have been involved in the organisation and time keeping for a good few years now. The route is mainly cross country without marshals with each runner expected to have done a recce of his route from printed instructions. The route takes runners across ploughed fields, through large crops, across many a stile and kissing gate and can be a logistical nightmare for those involved making sure that all runners are ferried to their start lines in time as …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report 29th August 2017  

Aug 292017
 
Ilford AC Press Report 29th August 2017

Watford Open Graded Meeting – 1500m Wednesday 23rd August In a very close contested 1500m, where half a second split the first three, Ahmed Adbulle set a new Pb of 3:59:71 for 3rd place Barking Park 5km Monday 28th ​August​ The annual Barking park 5km, which included the 6th round of this summers ELvIS competition, was held on a sunny Bank Holiday morning on the flat fast paths of the park. Ilford ACs Ahmed Adbulle won the race after taking the lead after a kilometre , his second win in the series this summer and powering to a personal best time of 15 minutes 37 seconds. He was backed up by Sam Rahman in 11th with 17m 38s and Steve …Read More