Press Report 24th March 2014  

Mar 242014

ESSEX ROAD RELAYS – CHELMSFORD SATURDAY 22ND MARCH Vet 45 Ladies shine once again!! Last Saturday saw 20 runners from Ilford AC participate in the annual Essex Road Relays at Chelmsford. Ilford AC were able to field 2 teams in the Ladies race and 4 in the Men’s which made us one of the best represented teams there. Over the normal 3.5mile  [approx] course round the country lanes of Chelmsford the Vet Ladies 45 team were the pick of the teams as Mel Jones [26:18 1st leg], Dianne Crisp [27:48 2nd leg] and Nicola Hopkinson [27:58 3rd leg] sealed an excellent team performance taking the bronze medal. In the Senior Ladies race Jenni Sheehan [26:30 1st leg], Krystle Balogun [24:18 …Read More

  Club Subs now due 1st April 2014  

Mar 182014

Please note subs are due on 1st April 2014 – Please refer to recent email from Gary Floate (repeated here) and arrange payment asap…. Hi All Just a reminder that Ilford AC subs are due on 1st April The following new rates apply effective 1st April 2014 :- Senior £50 (including UKA £10) Junior / Full time student £30 (including UKA £10) Competing Life Member £10 (including UKA £10) Competing Committee Member £20 (including UKA £10) Second Claim £20 Minors  (i.e. under 11 years – “Rascals”)  £15 Honorary £10 I am working away from home at the moment, but will try and get back down the track on Thursday nights from this week. It is easier if you pay directly …Read More

  Young Athletes Report 17/03/2014  

Mar 182014

Newham 60m Indoor Series – 16th February Today saw only one Ilford athlete compete in what was the last of the Newham 60m Sprint Series of 2014. Here, Gabriel Yiadom displayed his good form and fine sprinting as he was victorious in his first heat and in doing so, he ran his third fastest time this season (7.35). Though, fatigue was evident in his final heat as he finished a respectable second with the time7.47. Lee Valley Middle Distance Evening – 19th February A handful of Ilford athletes (particularly from Jeffery’s sprint group) competed in the 800m – an event that they do not usually partake in, at the Lee Valley Middle Distance Indoor Evening. Here, Amazigh Laoudi displayed his …Read More

  Press Report 17/03/2014  

Mar 182014

British Masters Cross-Country Championship Tollcross Park, Glasgow Saturday 15 March The British Masters Cross-Country Championships were held on a testing but firm grass hard course at Tollcross Park, Glasgow on a windy Saturday afternoon. The first race was the women’s’ 6km event over 3 laps. Ilford Athletic Club had two representatives in the race with Dianne Crisp finishing 73th in 28 mins 30secs who 15th in the F50 age group. Local legend Pam Jones crossed the line in 37m 48s for first in the F75 grouping to take the gold medal. There was more success for the club in the men’s 8km race where Malcolm Muir placed 3rd in the M35 grouping with 26m 39s and was 6th overall. Kevin …Read More