Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 20th October 2013  

Oct 202013
Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 20th October 2013

Essex League Cross Country Braintree Saturday 19 October The first Essex League meeting of the 2013/14 was held at Great Notley Country Park, Braintree. The weather was a mixture of showers and sunshine and the course was quite tight and twisty with some slippery stretches. The Ladies were the first up and their 6k course was over 2 large laps. Mel Jones was first home in 36th [29:08]. She was closely followed by Breege Nordin 38th [29:23]. A little further back was Dianne Crisp 49th [30:25] and Jenni Sheehan 50th [30:26] who closed the team in a very creditable 11th position out of 19 teams. Also providing valuable back up were Nicola Hopkinson 69th [32:34], Pam Jones 106th [39:02] and …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report Week Ending Sunday 13th October 2013  

Oct 142013

TIPTREE 10M Sunday 13th October in wet & windy conditions 286 runners lined up for the annual Tiptree 10 on a fast slightly undulating course. 1st home was Ilford’s new recruit from “Down Under”, Blair Mcwhirter in 52.38, next was the in form Kevin Newell in a new personal best time of 59.06 for 10th place, next came Stephen Parker in a seasons best time of 75.29 and then came Carol Muir in 266th in 1.46.46 Report from the Cowboy in the Jam factory LOCH NESS MARATHON Sunday 29th September Robin Mcnelis was the sole Ilford AC representative at the recent Loch Ness marathon which was blessed with unusually warm temperatures. With a field of 3980 entered in the Marathon, …Read More