Ilford AC Walking section – Press Report 10/07/2013  

Jul 102013

SEQUENCE MAINTAINED Ilford’s inform FRANCISCO REIS was a convincing victor in Monday evening’s Veterans 2,000 metres race walk at the delightfully situated Hemel Hempstead track. Off to a fast start in hot conditions, rivals were left floundering by the end of the opening circuit as he pressed-on the win in 9 minutes and 19 seconds. Since making a comeback 4 years ago, Reis has raced many times in this long-established Series of Veterans 2,000 metres events and has yet to be beaten! On Sunday over 3 laps in the blistering hot York sunshine, STEVE ALLEN raced the annual Postman’s-in-Uniform 10 Kilometres. Traditionally this event has it’s social gathering the night beforehand, where copious amounts of alcohol are imbibed by many …Read More