Ilford AC Walking Section Press Report 11th Nov 2013  

Nov 112013

TEAM WIN FOR 4TH SUCCESSIVE YEAR Ilford sent a team to contest the 87th Annual Enfield Open 7 Miles’ Walk at Lee Valley on Saturday afternoon. On route to the venue it was windy with heavy rain descending and entrants assumed they’ be in for an uncomfortable afternoon with a drenching. As it turned out just minutes before the “off”, nothing could have been further from the truth as clouds passed and wind abated leaving faint sunshine, making perfect athletics conditions!From the start on a pleasant 3 times’ “out-and-back” course along a canal bank, Ilford’s Captain STEVE UTTLEY tucked-in behind the leading trio and was ready to pounce should any fail to maintain their pace. But that never occurred so …Read More