Press Report Ilford AC 15/07/2014  

Jul 152014

Friday Night Five Pleshey Friday 11 July After missing a year in 2013 the “Springfield Striders Friday 5” was back last Friday. Situated in the village of Pleshey, the race was held over a two lap spectator friendly course, starting and finishing at the village hall. A small contingent athletes made their way and were rewarded for their efforts. Malcolm Muir, in a fine vein of form, won the race in 26:10 [not far off a PB!!]. He was followed by Kevin Newell in 8th [28:33 a new PB]. Just behind was Sam Rahman in 11th [29:19.]. Neil Crisp in 22nd [31:22] was the 1st Vet 50. The evergreen Pam Jones was 120th [47:28] which was good enough for the …Read More

  Press Report 08/07/2014  

Jul 082014
Press Report  08/07/2014

Self Transcendence 5k and Orion 5 miles Monday 30 June and Saturday 5th July Ilford’s Steve Philcox competed in the Sri Chinmoy Self Transcendence 5k in Battersea park last Monday evening recording a season’s best for the distance in an excellent 16.42. This placed him 14th overall in a classy field of 156 finishers. He also raced on Saturday morning in the 2nd of the Orion forest 5 mile series at Chingford managing to win it ina time of 29.56 and ahead of East London’s Patrick Brown and Mark Boulton.. Ilford’s Bradley Brown, Billy Green and Pam Jones also ran with times yet to be confirmed. Fast Friday Track meet Walthamstow Friday 27 June Orion Harriers staged a meeting of …Read More

  Press Report 1st July 2014  

Jul 012014

Horndon Village 10km Sunday 29 June Blair McWhirter of Ilford AC continued his dominance of the local road running scene last Sunday with an unchallenged win at the Horndon Village 10km, which his held in conjunction with the local Feast and Fayre. The 2 lap course around the village features three tough hills and Blair took control of the race at the top of the first at one mile and was never challenged . He went on to cross the line over 2 minutes in front of the second placed Matt Woodman of Orion Harriers in a time of 32 mins 45 secs. The only other runner from the club in action in this event was Bradley Brown who came …Read More