May 082013

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE This is a newly formed league for 2013 where Ilford & Woodford Green & Essex ladies have formed a composite team covering the U/13 to U/20 age groups. Ilfords Jack Maher, 15, opened his account for the season with a 3rd place in the 1500 in 4:34.Tom King, 16, returning after a long lay off from the track had a creditable 4th place in the 800 in 2:15. The younger athletes, Usumah Patel, 14, was 1st in the 1500 A string in 4:29 [a new PB]. Harry Martin, 14, in his first ever 1500, won his B string race in 4:44 ESSEX TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 6TH MAY – DAY 1 A Bronze medal went to ilfords …Read More

  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