Ilford AC Press Report. Tuesday 22nd August 2017  

Aug 222017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Pride Run 10km Victoria Park Saturday 12​th August Nearly 1,000 runners ran in the annual ‘Pride Run 10k’ in Londons Victoria Park. The course is a 3 lap flat run via the parks tarmac roadways, with runners cheered on by a large enthusiastic crowd. Two Ilford AC athletes took part in the event with Steve Parker finishing in 275th place in 46:11 and the evergreen Pam Jones coming in at 908th place in a time of 67:27. South of England AA Championships Crystal Palace 19th/20th August There were two Golds for Ilford AC in the South of England AA Championships last weekend. Mark Culshaw recorded 28:30:98 for 1st place in the 5km Track Walk, whilst Anthony George recorded a PB …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. 14th August 2017  

Aug 222017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. 14th August 2017

​Ilford AC Press Report. 14th August 2017​ International Elvis 5k Saturday 12th August Memphis Tennessee ​ The annual Elvis Presley 5k run is held every year in August in the Kings hometown of Memphis Tennessee. Saturday 12th August saw the 35th running of the event, which starts and finishes outside Elvis’ home ‘Graceland’. Club Captain Billy Green this year travelled out to America to do the run and represent Ilford AC. The event has an 8am start because of the heat and humidity in Memphis in August which meant an early start for the 1500 participants who travelled from all over the world to compete. After a congested start on ‘Elvis Presley Blvd’ the participants soon spread out as they …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 7th August 2017  

Aug 072017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 7th August 2017

ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. MONDAY AUGUST 7th 2017​ Orion Forest Five – ELvIS Epping Forest Saturday 6 August The 5th round of this year’s ELvIS competition was held on Saturday over a 5 mile challenging lap on the trails around Epping Forest at Chingford. Leading the way for Ilford AC was Steve Philcox in 11th spot in 30 mins 15 secs, which saw him victorious in the M50 category. He was backed up by Neil Crisp in 28th and 3rd in the M50 age group with 32 mins 11 secs and Dennis Briggs 75th with 35mins 46 secs. Also in the scoring six for Ilford were Andy Catton, 83rd in 36 mins 09 secs and 1st in the M60 category. …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. 31st July 2017  

Aug 012017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. 31st July 2017

ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT 31st JULY 2017 Ilford Athlete Peter Spelman has this week been competing in the ‘Swiss Alpine Davos running event’ which is a series of races and trail runs in Davos, Switzerland that is very popular for running tourists. On Tuesday 25th July Peter ran in the 4k lake race which is held on a hilly course around the Davos lake. In very wet and cold conditions Peter was the 3rd M65 home in a time of 25:34. On Saturday 29th Peter took part in the K31 event which is a 31k run starting in Davos, travelling through the Wiesner viaduct before finishing in Filisur. Peter came 25th in his age group today in a time of …Read More

  Press Report 24th July 2017  

Jul 242017
 
Press Report 24th July 2017

Southern Veterans Track and Field League Hemel Hempstead 10th July 2017 In addition to the previous SCVAC report of 10th July, field events were also on the schedule. Pete Whiting placed 6th in the M35 Javelin with 22m 65. Cliff Warren placed 4th in the M40 Long Jump with 4m 58. Ted Skinner’s 3m 47 in the M60 Long Jump secured first place. Henry Ricketts cleared 1m 20 in the M35 High Jump for 8th place and Cliff’s 1m 30 in the M50 category meant that the team had won four events on the evening. IAC finished 5th in the match and 4th overall for the season. London Heathside go through to represent the men and Stevenage the women in …Read More