LEEDS ABBEY DASH 10km Sunday 15 November The Leeds Abbey Dash 10km once again was selected as the English Championship and attracted a strong field. The race is over a fast flat out and back course from Leeds to Kirkstall Abbey but the damp breezy morning took the edge off of times this year. Sam Rahman of Ilford AC put in a strong run to place 273th is a field of over 9000 finishers in 35 mins 58 secs, just missing his personal best time. Further back in 2723th was club endurance coach Rob Sargent who was pleased to clock 48m 33s.
Ilford AC divided their attention between 2 cross country competitions over the weekend. Whilst most of the seniors concentrated on the 3rd round of the Essex League at Horseheath hosted by Cambridge and Coleridge AC, the majority of the youngsters made their way over to Parliament Hill to represent their Borough in the London Youth Games.In very testing wet and windy conditions the Ilford Athletes came away with very credible performances. In the Male U11s Matthew Hick came through the field to end up 13th.In the U13s Farris Patel ,who gets stronger with every race , came 13th.Arun Manget came 40th and Bradley Deacon came 76th. Mehdi Hurun came 134th. In the U15 Girls Jordan Hinds battled her way …Read More