Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 12th June 2017  

Jun 132017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 12th June 2017

*ILFORD A.C PRESS REPORT. 12th JUNE 2017* Havering 90 Midweek 5 Miles Tuesday 6th June The second round of this summer’s popular Elvis series took place on a rainy evening last Tuesday in Romford’s Raphael’s Park. 23 Ilford athletes lined up for The 5 mile course for the pleasant scenic 2 lap course, slightly undulating, with a nice run along the lake to take in and at one point a spectacular rainbow. The Ilford squad equipped themselves very well in the race being led home by Malcolm Muir in 4th place with 27 mins 20 secs taking the M40 category prize. Next home in 13th place with a time of 29:00 was Stephen Philcox taking the M50 category prize. Ilford …Read More

  Ilford AC Press report. Monday 5th June 2017  

Jun 062017
 
Ilford AC Press report. Monday 5th June 2017

*ILFORD A.C PRESS REPORT 5th JUNE 2017* *Orion Forest 5. Chingford Saturday 3rd June 2017*   On a very warm Saturday morning, 6 Ilford AC athletes were amongst the 177 runners lining up for the first of Orions 3 race ‘Forest 5’ summer series. The undulating multi-terrain course follows a one lap route around Epping Forest. Leading the Ilford men home, and placing first in the M50 category was Stephen Philcox with a time of 30:41 for 16th place. Next home was Dennis Briggs in 67th place in 37:05 with the mens team closed by Billy Green in 103rd place in a time of 41:37. The women were led by Julia Galea who placed 140th in 47:07 followed closely by …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 29th May 2017  

May 302017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 29th May 2017

*ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. MAY 29th 2017 * *Southern Counties Vets Athletics meeting Monday 22nd May 2017* The Vets team travelled to a warm and sunny Stevenage on 22nd May for match 2 of the Track and Field program. Cliff Warren covering the M35 200m and 800m finished 5th and 4th respectively in times of 28.1 and 2.35.2. Andy Catton came down several age groups to cover the 3000m in the M35 finishing 6th in a time of 12.47.4. He also competed as a non-scorer on the 800m in a time of 2.55.8. Henry Ricketts covered the M40 200m and 800m finishing 7th and 5th respectively in 30.0 and 2.53.9. Tony Young ran the M50 200m finishing 7th in 33.6. …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report 23rd May 2017  

May 232017
 
Ilford AC Press Report 23rd May 2017

*PRESS REPORT 23rd MAY 2017* *Dagenham 5 Miles (Elvis Series)Wednesday 17th May 2017* The 2017 Elvis series (East London fiVes Interclub series) got off to a good start at Eastbrook End Country Park on Wednesday Evening when Dagenham 88 hosted the first of this years 7 summer races with their 5 mile event. 27 Ilford AC runners lined up at the start, including 5 members having their first ever race for the club Heavy rain had settled in for the evening and on a course full of twists and turns on grass and trail paths, the rain ensured there was plenty of mud and slippery slopes to contend with. Nevertheless the Ilford AC squad put in a very good performance …Read More

  Ilford A.C Press Report Part 2. SCVAC Monday 15th May  

May 162017
 

Completing a busy week for Ilford A.C, please find below details of the SCVAC (Southern Counties Veterans Athletic Club) league match from Monday 15th May *PRESS REPORT No 2. TUESDAY 16th MAY 2017* *​* *SCVAC LEAGUE.* *Lee Valley.Monday 8th May 2017​* On a bitterly cold evening on 8th May the Vets team put in a fantastic performance to finish a magnificent second of ten teams​. The match was delayed due to transport problems but the team was still not able to fill the second walker spot for the first event. Stuart Bennett came away with a win in the M35 2000m walk in 11.28.5. With the team not having any athletes in the aged 35-49, the group pulled together to …Read More