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

  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