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

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 17th November 2013  

Nov 182013

Essex League Cross Country Gloucester park Saturday 16 November The second Essex League meeting of the 2013/14 was held at Gloucester Park, Basildon. After a cold start the sun came out and a good afternoon of racing was enjoyed by all over the usual testing course. The Ladies were the first up and their 7k course was over 2 large laps. Krystle Balogun was the pick of the ladies as she battled through to finish in 20th [32:44]. Providing excellent support were Breege Nordin in 41st , 1st V55, [36:12], Mel Jones in 46th [37:18] and closing the team Dianne Crisp in 52nd [38:31]. This was good enough for 10th team on the day out of 19. Also providing valuable …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 10th November 2013  

Nov 122013

Stebbing Remembrance Day 10 Road Race Sunday 10 November Nearly 500 runners lined up for the start of the Stebbing 10 mile race on a very crisp and windswept Remembrance Day morning. Ilford AC were well represented with no less than 7 men and 6 women competing in this Essex Championship race over a rural course of quiet yet exposed country lanes and track. The eye catching performance of the day came once again from Kevin Newell who continues to improve on his personal bests, this time clocking 58.53 for 14th place. He was ably supported by a strong well packing trio consisting of Steve Philcox 60.41 (24th) Kevin Wotton 61.06 (28th) and Sam Rahman 61.58 (33rd). In the women’s …Read More