Tasty Crisp stars with a fine show
NEIL CRISP was the star of the show for Ilford AC at Harrow Lodge County Park. He placed fourth in the 3.5 mile main event, and came home second in the relay event. Crisp was part of a team of seven which competed in an informal mob match against rival cl
NEIL CRISP was the star of the show for Ilford AC at Harrow Lodge County Park.
He placed fourth in the 3.5 mile main event, and came home second in the relay event.
Crisp was part of a team of seven which competed in an informal mob match against rival clubs Barking and Havering 90 on Tuesday evening. Other club members taking part were Steve Parker, Rohan Alexander, Dianne Crisp, Martin Clarke, Sally Gillam and Carol Muir.
Many of the same athletes ignored their aching limbs to turn out at Orion the following evening in a 5k race held on the horse paths of Epping Forest.
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Youngster Iain Macdonald shone for the club, working his way through the field to finish in an excellent third position in 18 minutes one second. Crisp was again well to the fore and finished top veteran of the evening in eighth place with 18.35.
Dianne Crisp ran well for the women to clock 22.21 and Gerry Trill was next home with 23.44, just getting the better of Martin Clarke in a time of 24.05.
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Chris Evans was less than a minute back, finishing in 25.01. Natalie Crisp, in her debut race, ran sensibly to record 26.23, finishing just ahead of Sally Gillam (26.46), who recovered after taking a wrong turning during the latter stages of the race. Carol Muir completed the Ilford squad in 30.45.
The race was won by Orion's Neil Moses in 16.18.
STEPHEN CRANE set a personal best and finished second for Ilford AC waking section in the latest round of the Enfield League at Lee Valley Stadium.
He doggedly trailed eventual winner Trevor Jones, who broke the tape in one hour 47 minutes and 57 seconds, while Crane clocked 1:48.15 for second place. The pair were well clear of all others, with Steve Uttley fourth in 2:01.45.
On the same card, Ilford's Minke Hinton and Alan O'Rawe opted to enter the 10k time trail, where both worked hard in the heat to clock 1:02.29 and 1:12.48 respectively.