Athletics: Local support Ilford 10 event

PUBLISHED: 14:00 03 January 2018

Dagenham 88s at the Ilford 10

Dagenham 88s at the Ilford 10


Local athletes were out in support of the annual Ilford 10, to raise funds for Kevin Newell, at Hainault Forest at the weekend.

Dagenham 88s on their Santa RunDagenham 88s on their Santa Run

Dagenham 88 Runners saw 11 members take part in the three-lap event, with Paul Prior first home in 1:29.13.

Peter Salmon (1:29.16) was close behind, with Caroline Tuck (1:31.50) picking up an age group trophy.

Rahan Islam (1:38.15), Hannah Sheikh (1:39.18), Mick Pegnall (1:43.15), Nils Hollmann (1:47.02), Timi Veerasamy (1:49.02), Ian Cummins (1:51.54) and Rosina Salmon (1:53.16) also ran for Dagenham.

Sara Prior did not get a finish time after getting lost and completing 12 miles in total.

Barking’s Diarmuid Mac Donnell romped to the finish in 1:14.40, with Rob Courtier digging deep to break the two-hour mark (1:56.31), as Antony Leckerman also ran.

*Dagenham 88 Runners raised £80 for St Francis Hospice at their annual Santa Run in memory of late club treasurer Bill Adams.

And athletes from both local clubs took on parkrun challenges, with highlights including a personal best 21.34 for Barking’s Rory Burry at Raphael, a fine 16.32 for Dagenham’s Sam Mileham at Paradise Point on Australia’s Gold Coast and first place for Ryder Islam at the Crystal Palace junior event in 8.45.

Others, Barking: Philip Ellul 18.45; Mahbub Khan 23.56; Trevor Cooper 24.27; Sally Bridge 24.48; Andrew Hiller 25.20; Faye Spooner 25.31; Barry Culling 25.50; Ron Vialls 26.09; Cristina Cooper 27.28; Nikki Cranmer 32.23; Charlotte Owen 32.24; George Hiller 33.04; Dawn Blake 33.12; Kirsten Hiller 33.44; Ken Summerfield 35.48; James Byers 36.46; Sonya Veerasamy 36.46; Trevor Parkin 45.35; Alan Murphy 50.21; Claire Dovey 50.58; Joanne Luckhurst 50.58.

Valentines: Paul Withyman 21.35; Ryder Islam 25.24; Manji Gami 26.36; Vicki Groves 26.56; Rahana Islam 26.49; Katherine Withyman 28.45; Rakesh Sandhu 30.09; Christine Lardner 33.27; Sam Veerasamy 34.18; Robin Booputh 47.19; Julie Dalphinis 52.36.

Raphael: Mick Brown 24.45; Julie Cardnell 34.46; Jacqui Elliott 36.33. Basildon: Cassie Bryant 31.01; Joanne Kingston 42.07. Hockley Woods: Bill Metcalfe 45.49. Mile End: John Lang 26.23. Brentwood: Martin Page 23.39. Thornbury: Vicky Cooper 24.40.

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