Ilford AC Walking Section Report 08/06/2013  

Jun 082013

DOUBLE WIN FOR ILFORD AC WALKERS The Southern Area 20 Kilometres’ race walking championships were held around 12 flat twisting circuits of a public park in Enfield on a sunny but blustery Saturday afternoon.It was a remarkable triumph for FRANCISCO REIS who, for a second successive Saturday afternoon opened up a huge lead right from the off. He was never headed and soon after midway achieved a rare feat of lapping the entire field. Reis completed his journey in 1 hour 48 minutes and 47 seconds to win the Area Championship, with Barnet AC’s Steve Allen 2nd in 1.59.22. After lapping Allen, the Barnet athletemade a gallant attempt to “unlap himself” before settling for a distant second.In 4th place came …Read More