Ilford AC Walking Section Press Report – 7th May 2013  

May 072013

FRANCISCO REIS GIVES THEM THE OLD 1-2 It was a busy Bank Holiday Monday for Ilford’s FRANCISCO REIS, who lined-up as a guest competitor at 12.30pm on Stevenage’s well-appointed Ridlinds End track, to contest Hertfordshire County’s 3,000 metres Championship. Bidding for a 3rd consecutive victory he stormed off, never to be troubled as he broke the tape in an excellent 14 minutes and 17 seconds, winning by some distance. After receiving congratulations from backslappers there was no resting on his laurels for the victor as he made Chesham in Buckinghamshire to line-up at 5pm in the annual Pednor Open 5 Miles, starting as defending champion. Always in the hunt on a course which takes competitors over a testing one circuit …Read More