Ilford AC Walking Section Report 22/04/2014  

Apr 222014

ILFORD AC WALKERS TO THE FORE Ilford’s walkers were in action at the Lee Valley Stadium track on Easter Monday afternoon where they contested a 5,000 metres walk in pleasant conditions. From the “off” local youth prospect and favourite Callum Wilkinson of Enfield & Harringey AC, the host Club, took the lead and was never to be headed as he broke the tape in 24 minutes and 3 seconds. However he was always closely tracked by experienced Ilford protagonist Francisco Reis who clocked 24.20 for an excellent 2nd place and was already ready to pounce had the youngster’s pace flagged. An Ilford athlete had the honour of completing the frame as Pete Ryan claimed 3rd in 26.22 after holding back …Read More

  Press Report 21st April 2014  

Apr 212014

Victoria Park 5 miles Hackney Saturday19th April The 48th Victoria Park 5 miles road race was held on a fine spring afternoon last Saturday. The event which also doubled as this year’s Ilford AC Road Championships saw a number of club runners who were not in last week’s London Marathon line up in a starting field of over 200. The race was won in a quick time of 23m 39s by Southend’s British International Adam Hickey with Ilford’s Malcolm Muir 8th in 26m 20s, a few seconds outside his best time for the distance. Next home for the club was Steve Philcox who was just under 30 minutes in 57th with 29m 53s while club coach put in a creditable …Read More