Ilford AC Walking Section – Press Report 14/07/2013  

Jul 142013

WALKER IN THE RUNNING Ilford AC’s former Scottish International athlete STUART BENNETT chose race walking as his mode of progression when appearing in the high profile 5 Miles run around Stratford’s Olympic Park on a hot Sunday. Bennett was ahead of many runners as he walked to fill 7,721st position in 51 minutes & 31 seconds. Competitors enjoyed the kudos of finishing on the famous Olympic Stadium track! Issued by Ilford AC Walking Section (01708-377382)

  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

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 7th July 2013  

Jul 082013
Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 7th July 2013

NEWMAN HILLY 5 – 3RD JULY 2013 On a warm muggy Wednesday evening Ilford AC staged the annual Newman Hilly 5 race on the trials of Hainault, which commemorates the life of Newman Sargent, an Ilford AC member, who died tragically young of cancer in 2002. The club did him proud providing both individual winners and taking both team prizes. The race, which was also the 4th leg of this summers East London fiVe Interclub Series (ELvIS),m was won in fine style by Ilford’s Malcolm Muir in 27m 26s after a close battle with Billericay’s Crispian Bloomfield. Spencer Hempstead came home 4th in 28m 19s to take the V40 category prize while Steve Philcox was 7th with 29m 05s. Next …Read More