Press Report 17/09/2012  

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Press Report 17/09/2012

Open Track Meeting – Woodford The last open track meeting of the season at Woodford Green saw a small group of masters athletes from Ilford AC in action. On a chillier evening than of late the first distance event was the 1500m. Steve Philcox showed good late season from recording 4mins 42.12 secs, while Kevin Newell, currently training for the New York marathon, came home in 4m 50.79s. Also running this distance was Jessica Ferris from the junior squad who finished in 6m 05.49s. The last track race of the night was the 3000m where all the large field of entrants ran in one heat . First home for Ilford was Kevin Newell, who posted a fine time of 10m …Read More

  ABDI’s AWARD – Racewalking Report 17/9/2012  

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Woodford Green with Essex Ladies AC staged the last of this season’s series of evening graded athletics meetings at Ashtons Track on Tuesday (11th September), with a 3000 metres’ walking race proving the night’s final action.The walk saw a clear victory for Barnet’s Steve Allen, a former TV Crypton Factor contestant, who was always clear of the pack so leaving the rest to race for 2nd place. This was confidently filled by the pick of Ilford’s entrants, Abdi Berleen who clocked 17 minutes and 8 seconds, with near neighbour John Taylor of Loughton 3rd in 17.47. Being the final race Series Awards were presented in Woodford’s Clubhouse, which saw Berleen joint 2nd with Enfield’s Sean Pender. Berleen has enjoyed a …Read More

  Veterans AC 10000m Championship – Kingsmeadow 8th September 2012  

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Veterans AC 10000m Championship - Kingsmeadow 8th September 2012

There was quadruple gold for Ilford AC at the VAC 10000m Championship held on a perfect summer night for running at the Kingsmeadow track, near Kingston in Surrey. Kevin Newell took the title in the M35 age group with a fine run in a good time of 36 mins 15.5 secs. John Batchelor was again in superb form wining the M70 category in 42m 53.1s, he is ranked number 1 in the country for his age in this event. Dianne Crisp run the distance for the first time on the track and was rewarded with the gold medal in W50 age group in 45m 43.5s, while the evergreen Pam Jones was only 52 seconds outside the W75 British record with …Read More

  Community Champions  

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Community Champions

Ilford coach Rob Sargent was recently honoured by being selected as a one of 30 Community Champions in East London by the London Legacy Development Corporation. Rob was selected for his voluntary work within athletics where he has set up a course for beginner runners and his continued coaching of masters athletes. The awards were presented at a ceremony in the Olympic Park attended by London Mayor Boris Johnson and paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson and the winners also presented with tickets for the Paralympics Opening Ceremony. Rob has delighted to be selected as one of the winners and humbled by the excellent work carried out by the other winners. Hank in the bushes Rob far left with Boris Johnson, Tanni Grey-Thompson …Read More

  Essex Way Relay Photos Part Three  

Feb 212013
 
Essex Way Relay Photos Part Three

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