Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 15th December 2013  

Dec 162013

South of England Masters Cross-Country Championships Shuttleworth Park, Biggleswade Saturday 14 December A group of masters athletes from Ilford AC travelled to Shuttleworth Park in Biggleswade to compete in the South of England Cross-Country Championships over a firm parkland course and once again produced good results. The ladies were the most successful grouping for the team, racing in 4 different age groupings, all racing over a distance of 6km. Mel Jones continued her good form of the winter with 14th place in the F45 category in 29mins 06 secs, while in the F50 Dianne Crisp came home 15th in 29m 54s and Nicola Hopkinson 17th with 30m 54s. In the F 55 group Bree Nordin put in her usual gritty …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 8 December 2013  

Dec 092013
Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 8 December 2013

Essex cross-Country League Match 3 Hylands Park, Chelmsford 7 December 2013. The third match of this years Essex Cross-Country league was held at Hylands Park, Chelmsford last Saturday on a firm, fast grassland course in good conditions. Ilford Ac fielded teams in both mens and ladies matches, who produced their best results of the season so far, but the best performance of the day came from Usamah Patel in the boys u/15 race where he had a superb run to come home 2nd in 12mins 40secs for the 4km course, just 5 seconds behind the winner. The ladies raced held over 6.4km saw the Ilford team pack well. Bree Nordin led the way in 35th, and 1st in the F55 …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 1st December 2013  

Dec 022013
Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 1st December 2013

Essex Veterans Cross-Country Championship Claybury Park Saturday 30 November There was a good turn out of the older members of Ilford AC s endurance squad for the Essex Veterans Cross-Country Championship held over a demanding 3 lap 5 mile course in Claybury Park last Saturday. Top performance of the day for the club came from Spencer Hempstead in the M40 category he placed 2nd to race winner Adrian Mussett of Colchester Harriers in 28 mins 26 secs to take the silver medal. Backing up were Steve Philcox in 14th with 30m 03s and a fine run from Paul Holloway in 30m 57s for 23rd. Closing the team was Kevin Wotton in 26th spot with 31m 29s. The team placed 4th …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 24th November 2013  

Nov 252013

Downton Half Marathon near Salisbury Salisbury Sunday 24 November On a cold crisp morning Kevin Newell lined up at the start of the Downton Half Marathon near Salisbury. The Ilford ac athlete is on a good run of form of late & he didn’t disappoint this time. On a very up and down course taking the runners through the beautiful New Forest, passing the odd horse on the way, he led from start to finish to come home in a time of 80 mins 25 secs. 205 runners finished the race Report courtesy of The Cowboy from the Abbey Chelmsford 10km Sunday 24 November Six runners from the endurance squad of Ilford AC tackled the rural course of the 408 …Read More