London Marathon Water Station details. 22nd April 2018  

Feb 232018
 

Please see below message from Rob Spelman with regards to the clubs Water Station at Mile 19 for The London Marathon this year. Get registering folks – always a good day. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Hi All The 2018 London Marathon is taking place on Sunday 22nd April 2018. We are seeking volunteers to assist distributing water at mile 19 on North Colonnade. It would be great if you could help – it’s such a fantastic day to be part of and there is a great line up of elite runners for this year’s race. For the first time this year, we are required to pre-register volunteers. Therefore if you are able to help, please would you complete the attached google form https://goo.gl/XNnPJ5 Any …Read More

  Juniors Press Report 19th February 2018  

Feb 192018
 

As part of their preparation for the final cross country race of the season Ilford Young athletes competed in the Valentines Park Run on Saturday morning. Aaron Samuel whose last two races have been effected by a bad cold showed that he was right back to form, by leading all the way and finishing in first place, a full minute ahead of the second place runner in a time of 17.28. Aaron’s time was a course record for his age category at the Valentines Park run. Next home in 4th place was Jak Wright, who ran his best parkrun time and broke 19 minutes for the first time with 18.47. Bradley Deacon had a great run in 5th place, knocking 52 seconds off his …Read More

  Press Report 19th February 2108  

Feb 182018
 
Press Report 19th February 2108

Chase the Moon 5k & 10k Olympic Park, Stratford Wednesday 14th February It was a cold and wet night last Wednesday as 600 athletes gathered at the Olympic Park for their one true love on Valentines night – running. Ilfords Carol Muir was the sole Ilford runner on the night. Carol chose to race the 5k course and battled well against the elements to finish 207th in a time of 33:56. CHINGFORD LEAGUE Victoria Park Saturday 17 February The last individual event of the winter’s Chingford League was held over a flat fast road course on a still sunny afternoon, perfect racing conditions. This year the race was a measured 5 miles instead of the usual 2 laps. Four runners …Read More

  Press Report February 13th 2018  

Feb 132018
 

ESSEX CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE Gloucester Park Basildon Saturday 10 February After a few days of rain it was a very muddy course that greeted the runners for the final Essex League fixture of the season at Basildon on Saturday. This was a real cross country test, with repeated ascents and descents in the mud. First up on the day, before the seniors races, was Matthew Hick in the Under 13 race. Matthew has hit a bit of form in the last few weeks and his confidence was high and this showed on the day with a fantastic 8th place in a time of 12:35 for the 3.3k course

  Press Report February 13th 2018  

Feb 132018
 
Press Report February 13th 2018

ESSEX CROSS COUNTRY LEAGUE Gloucester Park Basildon Saturday 10 February   Ilford had a good day on Saturday at the final fixture in the this winters Essex League with the senior ladies regaining their place in the top division and the senior men finishing 3rd in their match on a muddy Basildon course which took in several climbs over the hill in Gloucester Park. The men raced over 8km and Alex Richards led the way for the club in an excellent 7th spot in 29m 47s, supported by a good run from Tom Gardner in 11th with 30m 02s. The ever reliable Malcolm Muir took 18th, and 2nd in the M40 group, in 30m 34s. Steve Philcox came home 50th in 32m 36s …Read More