RIP Steve Sear

We are extremely sad to report the passing of former member Steve Sear

He came to the sport in his late 30s but made a substantial impact on the local racing scene. He raced frequently, particularly over 5-10 miles, and would regularly clock low 31 minutes for 10K and 51 minutes for 10 miles. Just prior to his retirement from the sport aged 44 he ran 31.07 for 10,000m. Steve's brother John, some years younger, was equally talented and ran sub9 for 3000m steeplechase.

Steve Sear

Good win in opening SAL

Woodford won their opening fixture in division 3N of the Southern Athletics League on a fine day at Lee Valley. A strong start helped set up a comfortable win ahead of hosts Harlow. Ilford came through for third ahead of Huntingdonshire and Newham & Essex Beagles with Loughton 6th.

Results

England U15 5K Road Champs

Six of our Under 15s made the trip to Sutton Park, Birmingham, for the England Under 15 5k Road Race Champs being staged for the first time before the famous Men's 12-Stage and Women's 6-Stage National Relays.

On this occasion, the weather was kind to our athletes, with it being slightly warmer than of late and the sun shining.

Rhys Edwards National 5K 2018

Further Commonwealth Games news

In Brisbane on Friday, Adam Kirk-Smith, representing N.Ireland placed 8th in the 3000m s/ch with a time of 8m48.40 secs, whilst today (Saturday), Tiffany Porter who had finished 2nd in Glasgow, this time placed 6th in the final of the women's 100mH with 13.12 secs (+0.2), having qualified from her heat with 12.99 secs (+0.8).

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