Aaron & Ahmed storm to victory Ilford AC only had a small representation of athletes at the Essex Schools X Country Champs in Colchester on Saturday but still came away winning 2 of the 6 County individual titles available. First up on Saturday,on a very cold day ,was the Junior Boys race. The Club had 2 athletes in this age group and had high hopes of success before the start of the race. Aaron Samuel ,who has gradually improved during the X Country season took the lead from the very star and immediately raced into a 20 metre lead. He maintained his momentum as he continued to pull away from the field. Coming to the final part of the race …Read More
TREADING THE BOARDS Ilford’s new race walking find, Seb Parris, had his first indoor walk on Sunday at Lee Valley Arena when contesting the London Indoor Games over 3,000 metres. In high class company. and with the track’s notorious banked corners, Parris opted for a cautious approach on what was his indoor walking debut. He produced a sound consistent display of racing to finish 9th in 18 minutes and 52 seconds. His next indoor race is the Essex County Indoor Championship at the same venue on Saturday February 4th.