Press Report 28th February 2017  

Feb 282017
 

National Cross Country Championships Wollaton Park Nottiingham 25th February Ilford AC’s Malcolm Muir was the Club’s sole representative in the 2017 Saucony English National Cross Country Championships held at Wollaton Park, Nottingham last Saturday. Near on 1800 runners toed the line at the start of the senior men’s race with veteran Muir finishing in a fine 303rd place over 12k of the muddy and testing course. Muir’s time was 46 minutes 33 seconds. The men’s title went to Ben Connor of Derby in 39.35 with Jessica Judd of Chelmsford triumphant in a time of 29.07 over the 8k of a hard fought senior women’s race. Lee Valley Veterans Inter Area Meeting Sunday 26th February Last Sunday Ilford veteran John Batchelor …Read More

  Elvis 2017 List of Races  

Feb 252017
 

Elvis 2017 Dagenham 88 17thMay 7.30pm 5miles ish! Havering 90 Joggers 6thJune 7.30pm 5miles East End Road Runners 21st June 7.30pm 5 km IAC Hilly Five 12thJuly 7.30pm 5miles Orion Harriers 5thAugust 10 am 5miles Barking Road Runners 28th August 10.30am 5km East London Runners 24thSeptember 10.30am 5km

  Southern League Fixtures 2017  

Feb 242017
 

Below are the track League fixtures for 2017. If interested in competing please let me know. We also badly need qualified officials, if anyone wants to go on a course to become a qualified official, again please let Gary Floate know April 15 Match 1 Lee Valley N9 0AR H V E I T U May 20 Match 2 Woodford IG8 8AA W R I T O N June 17 Match 3 Bury St Edmunds IP33 3TT J X W K I V July 8 Match 4 Mile End E14 7TW V I O M G L August 19 Match 5 Colchester CO2 7SZ T J R L B I

  Press Report 21st February 2017  

Feb 212017
 

Chingford League 8km Victoria Park Sat 18 February A trio of Ilford AC runners took part in the Chingford league match at Victoria Park last Saturday as guest competitors to test their winter training progress. Dennis Briggs, who will be running in April’s London Marathon, is shaping up well finishing the flat, fast circuit in 34 mins 13 secs for 93rd in a field of excess of 180. Nicola Hopkinson continued her fine form of the winter coming home in 114th, which placed her 21st in the ladies result, with 36mins 40secs. Completing the squad was club legend Pam Jones in 177th with 50 mins 6 secs. Veteran Indoor Championships Ilford supervetran John Batchelor has been extremely busy over the …Read More

  Young Athletes Report 14th February 2017  

Feb 142017
 

A light falling of snow greeted the runners for the final Essex League fixture of the season at Basildon on Saturday. Although the snow meant that some of the fields were a little down in numbers, this was a real cross country test, with repeated ascents and descents of a steep hill on every lap. First up was Matthew Hick in the Under 13 race. Matthew had hit a bit of form in the last few weeks and his confidence was high and this showed in the way that he started the race. After the opening 400m, Matthew was up with the leaders nicely placed around 11th. The course then took the runners out of view to the hilly sections. …Read More