Press Report 20th January 2015  

Jan 202015

Ilford AC fielded 2 runners in the 25th running of the Benfleet 15 held at Hadleigh Downs on Sunday. On a very challenging multi terrain course comprising hard sections of sea wall contrasting with very boggy marshland and thick mud Bradley Brown was first home for the Club in a respectable time of 2 hours 5 mins 45 seconds for 129th place. The mud was so severe in places that at one point it claimed the running shoes of Peter Spelman who enlisted the help of a marshal to retrieve them. Undeterred by this Spelman still battled on to finish over 30 minutes quicker than last year’s time to dip under the 3 hour mark in 2 hours 56 minutes …Read More