Mungo Prior ,who only joined Ilford AC a few months ago ran a brilliant debut in the English schools cross country championships held last weekend in Nottingham. Competing in the junior boys race Mungo was the second Essex under 15 boy home and came a superb 55th position in a high quality field.
Barcelona Marathon Barcelona 13th March 2016 Ilford AC’s Paul Holloway ran a superbly judged race when recording a personal best for the distance in the Barcelona marathon on Sunday. Paul’s chip time of 2 hours 52 mins and 50 secs (gun time 2.52.56) placed him 347th in a mass field of nearly 17000 runners. However more impressive than his finishing position were the splits times with the Ilford man gong through halfway in 1.26.35 and coming back slightly quicker in 1.26.15, emulating the perfect recommended way to run a marathon. Colchester Half Marathon Sunday 13th March 2016 Blair McWhirter of Ilford AC returned to Colchester for the half marathon which he won two years ago when he defeated local favourite …Read More