Barking Park 5Km Monday 25 August On a wet bank holiday Monday morning in Barking Park the 6th round of this summers ELvIS competition was held and Ilford AC were out in force fielding 26 runners in the field of 214 The mens team were led by Tom Gardner in an excellent 2nd place in 16 mins 02 secs, backed up by Ahmed Abdullah in 3rd in 16m 33s.Steve Philcox showed good form in 8th and 1st in the M40 category with 17m 06 and half a step behind was Sam Rahman with the same time and a new personal best time. Kevin Newell placed 12th in 17m 36s and Neil Crisp recorded 18m 39s in 28th spot and 2nd …Read More
Havering Aquathon 17th August 2014 On Sunday 17th August Nine Times Essex County Road Running Champion, Terry Knightley and Club photographer Kim the blur Baxter made their debuts in Upminster at the Havering 90 Joggers and Havering Triathlon Club AQUATHLON, which consisted of a 400 metre pool swim followed by a 5 Kilometre multi-terrain run around local rutted farmers fields and Thames Chase Trails. Terry finished in 37th Position overall from 63 finishers in a total time, including transition, for the event of 36 minutes and 34 seconds and Kim finished in 61st Place in 52 minutes and 17 seconds.
British Masters Track & Field Championships Alexander Stadium Birmingham SaturdaySunday 910 August Ilford ACs Kevin Newell took part in the British Masters Track & Field Championships at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham over the weekend. On Saturday morning he ran in the M35 category 1500m recording 4 mins 54.26secs for 5th place. On Sunday Newell returned to the track the next afternoon for the 5000m. The worst of the Sunday storm had passed by race time but there was a strong wind on the back straight. He ran a well controlled race moving up the field as it progressed to recorded 17m 31.32 s for 6th spot in his age group. Club endurance coach Rob Sargent also had a run out …Read More
Orion Forest Five Epping Forest Saturday 2 August On a muggy Saturday morning 250 lined up for the Orion Harriers run on the trails through Epping Forest, the race incorporating the fifth fixture in this summers ELvIS league. Leading the Ilford AC challenge was Malcom Muir in an excellent 2nd spot with 28mins 27secs. He was backed up by Steve Philcox in 7th with 29m 35 and finished as 3rd in the M40 group and the in form Kevin Newell in 10th in 30m 01s. Sam Rahman showed well in 17th in 30m 32s and Kevin Wotton placed 19th with 31m 13s. Neil Crisp completed the sides scorers in 29th and 4th in the M50 category in 31m 59s The …Read More