Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 15th May 2017  

May 152017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. Monday 15th May 2017

*ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT 15th MAY 2017* *Veterans AC 5 Mile Road Race and Walk. Battersea Park Tuesday 9th May* On Tuesday evening Ilford athlete Steve Philcox was a comfortable winner of the Vets AC Road race at Battersea Park in a time of 28.40, his fastest 5 mile time for 2 years. In the 5 mile race walk event Ilford ac member Mark Culshaw, finished 2nd in a time of 48.02, just losing his race by 1 second. *Essex Track Championships. Chelmsford Saturday 13th May and Sunday 14th May* *Aaron Samuels smashes 2 Ilford AC Club Records* Aaron Samuels was Ilford’s star performer at the Essex Track championship at Chelmsford over the weekend. The Under 15’s 1500m was a …Read More

  Ilford A.C Press Report. Tuesday 9th May 2017  

May 092017
 
Ilford A.C Press Report. Tuesday 9th May 2017

*ILFORD A.C PRESS REPORT. TUESDAY 9th May 2017* *Tuesday 2nd May* *Woodford Green Open Track meeting * In the 3000m at the Woodford Green Open Track Meeting last week, Sam Rahman of Ilford ran his usual steady race to come home 5th in 10 mins 05.89 secs on a chilly breezy evening. *Wednesday 3rd May* *WATFORD OPEN MEET* On a cold and windy evening Ilford athlete Ahmed Abdulle run his first 3000m of the season. Although he has been off form of late AHMED put in a excellent performance finishing in 4th place, where the first 8 home were within 4 seconds of one another. He was rewarded with a Pb of 8-43-87 which currently puts him 18th in the …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. May Day Weekend 2017  

May 022017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. May Day Weekend 2017

*ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. MAY DAY WEEKEND 2017* *Serpentine 5k* * Friday 28th April 2017 *John Batchelor completed the Serpentine 5K in 163rd place out of 275 runners of all ages and sexes, in a time of 22:15, half a minute slower than his M75 course record. *Hackney Half Marathon* *Sunday 30th April 2017* On a warm Sunday Morning 2 Ilford Athletes were among the 10,000 runners that ran this popular Half Marathon. The ‘Hackney Half’ takes place on the usually busy streets of Hackney, takes in part of the Olympic Park and past the London Stadium. Instead of cars though, the roads were busy with runners and enthusiastic locals with motivating banners and jelly beans. Club Captain Billy Green …Read More

  ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. 24th APRIL 2017  

Apr 252017
 
ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. 24th APRIL 2017

*ILFORD AC PRESS REPORT. MONDAY 24th APRIL 2017* *London ‘Mini Marathon’* *Sunday​* * April 2​3rd​ 2017* *Hick Shines at Mini Marathon* Ilford AC had 6 youngsters representing their borough in the prestigious London Mini Marathon race, where the best athletes from clubs around the country compete ​ . Best performance of the day has to go to Matthew Hick. Matthew came 32nd in a high quality u13s race and ran 18:21, which was a personal best of over a minute and continues his impressive performances over the last few weeks In the u15s race Mungo Prior ran 17:56 for 84th, Farris Patel ran 18:33 for 102nd and Bradley Deacon 19:53 for 142nd In the u17s girls Jordan Hinds came an …Read More

  Ilford AC Press Report. 17th April 2017  

Apr 202017
 
Ilford AC Press Report. 17th April 2017

*Southern Athletics League* *Saturday 15th April 2017* *Lee Valley* Lea Valley was the venue for the first Southern League fixture of the season. It was a tough start with two of the teams who had finished in the top four last season. Ilford’s team was mainly made up of promising youngsters, competing in the league for the first time. Star performer on the Woman’s side was Krystle Balogun who competed in five events. First up was a controlled victory in the 800m. After sitting in for the first lap, Krystle made her move along the back straight before kicking to victory in a time of 2.23.14. Next up Krystle tackled the 400m, which produced another first place in a time …Read More