Press Report 29th December 2016  

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Press Report  29th December 2016

Ilford AC 10 mile Cross Country – (Race for Kev) Tuesday 27th December 2016 Ilford AC enjoyed a wonderful turnout when hosting their winter showcase 10 mile cross country event on a cold crisp Christmas bank holiday Tuesday morning. Near on 150 runners were also treated to some beautiful bright sunshine which was probably better appreciated by volunteers and spectators as it did little to thaw the frosted tracks and rutted mud that characterised most of the 3.3 mile course which the runners had to negotiate 3 times. Nevertheless conditions were ideal for fast times with the leading 3 runners all cracking the magical 1 hour barrier, unusual for this normally extremely challenging course.The stage was therefore set for Woodford …Read More

  Press Report Ilford 13th December 2016  

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Press Report Ilford 13th December 2016

Southend 5 Miles Rudolph Run On a beautifully sunny and mild Sunday morning, two ILFORD AC athletes joined a huge field of 445 runners, with many dressed as Santas, Elves and snowmen, for the Festive themed 6th Annual Southend Five Miles Rudolph Run. Held over a mainly out and back course on the promenade at Southend Seafront, the improving Bradley Brown led the duo home in 23rd place in 32 minutes and 48 seconds. Following him in 28th Position and still carrying a long standing debilitating hamstring injury, was inaugural winner of the race in 2011, Terry Knightley, in 33 minutes and 53 seconds for 2nd place in the Male Veteran Over 55 Age category. The race was won by …Read More