The race is part of the East London FiVes Interclub Series (ELVIS), see: http://www.elvisraces.club/, sponsored by Phil Hernon. The race was renamed the Phipps 5K for 2021 to commemorate former Barking Road Runners member Owen Phipps, who sadly passed away in 2019.
There is also be a free-to-enter 2k fun run for under 13s, if the weather is dry.
The race is sponsored by Lee Middleton, Sports Massage Therapy (07941 643083). Thanks to Lee for the team prizes of a free sports massage per runner.
The next race will be at 10:30am on Monday 29th August 2022.
Barking Park, Longbridge Road, Barking, Essex IG11 8TA.
The race uses a 2-lap course, all on asphalt paths. Note that the course is identical to that used by Barking parkrun. It will be well-marshalled and signed. Headphones are allowed but please make sure you are aware of your surroundings and can hear the marshals.
Prizes and results:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd individual male
1st, 2nd, and 3rd individual female
1st VM40, VM50, VM60 and VM70 individuals
1st VF40, VF50, VF60 and VF70 individuals
Male team (fastest three)
Female team (fastest three)
Runners awarded an individual prize for finishing in any of the overall top three places will be ignored when awarding the prizes for age categories.
The results will be published on the club’s website as soon as possible after the race, and will also be uploaded to Power of 10. The race will be held under UKA rules (Provisional UKA licence number 2021 42073).
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The 2021 Phipps (August Bank Holiday) 5K
The 2021 race took place on Monday 30th August.
The top three male results were:
|Liviu (Lee) Ionita||15.50||Darlington Harriers & AC|
|Crispian Bloomfield||15.58||Billericay Striders|
|Nick Harris-Fry||15.59||Orion Harriers|
Male V40 – Gary Towers – 16:27 (5th overall) – Eton Manor
Male V50 – Steve Philcox – 17:38 (16th overall) – Ilford AC
Male V60 – Terry Knightley – 19:10 (33rd overall) – Ilford AC
Male V70 – Gerard Nixon – 23:46 (117th overall) – Bury St. Edmunds
The prize for first male team went to Orion Harriers (Nick Harris-Fry, Richard Smith, Joshua Seager).
The top three female results were:
|Jennifer Heymann||19:21||Eton Manor|
|Sameena Ahmed||19:25||Ilford AC|
|Funmi Morgan||19:27||No Club specified|
Female V40 – Caroline Frith – 20:29 (51st overall) – East London Runners
Female V50 – Becky Evans – 21:12 (63rd overall) – East London Runners
Female V60 – Breege Nordin – 22:08 (84th overall) – Ilford AC
There was no Female V70 finisher
The prize for first female team went to Ilford AC (Sameena Ahmed, Carlie Qirem, Breege Nordin).
The full results can be found here
The race was cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.
The 2019 BH5K
The 2019 race took place on Monday 26th August. For the first time, the race was chip-timed and age categories for male and female runners were equalised.
The top three Male results were:
|1||Crispian Bloomfield||15.54||Billericay Striders|
|2||Paul Grange||16.08||Ilford AC|
|3||Nick Harris-Fry||16.09||Orion Harriers|
Male V50 – Paul Holloway – 17:36 (16th overall) – Ilford AC
Male V40 – Angelo Pieris – 16:52 (6th overall) – East End Road Runners
Male V60 – Dave Cox – 19:15 (43rd overall) – Woodford Green and Essex Ladies
Male V70 – Bob Jousiffe – 24:29 (171st overall) – Orion Harriers
The top three Female results were:
|1||Morgan Campbell||18.07||Havering AC|
|2||Emily Bullis||18.57||Basildon AC|
|3||Alex Gounelas||19.23||Eton Manor AC|
Female V40 – Sarah Flanagan – 19.49 (61st overall) – Eton Manor AC
Female V50 – Karen Levison – 20:46 (84th overall) – East London Runners
Female V60 – Breege Nordin – 22:22 (121st overall) – Ilford AC
There was no Female V70 finisher
The prize for first male team went to Ilford AC (Paul Grange, Tom Gardner, and Gary Coombes).
The prize for first female team went to Orion Harriers (Roisin Archer, Claire Huggins, and Ella Wilson).
Full results can be found here
The 2018 BH5K
The 2018 race took place on Monday, 27th August 2018.
Male results were:
- Euan Brown – 15:48 – East London Runners
- Crispian Bloomfield – 15:54 – Billericay Striders
- Alex Richards – 16:04 – Ilford AC
Male V40 – Amin Koikai – 16:31 (5th overall) – Ilford AC
Male V50 – Steve Philcox – 17:59 (21st overall) – Ilford AC
Male V60 – Dave Cox – 19:08 (36th overall) – Woodford Green and Essex Ladies
Male V70 – Roger Green – 22:29 (124th overall) – Woodford Green and Essex Ladies
Female results were
- Gemma Kersey – 17:38 (10th overall) – Basildon AC
- Emily Bullis – 18:41 (29th overall) – Basildon AC
- Zoila Gilham-Fernandez – 20:03 (58th overall) – East London Runners
Female V35 – Jenifer Heymann – 20:38 (73rd overall) – Eton Manor AC
Female V45 – Linda Day – 21:55 (108th overall) – Harold Wood Running Club
Female V55 – Breege Nordin – 21:39 (98th overall) – Ilford AC
Female V65 – Timi Veerasamy – 28:29 (241st overall) – Dagenham 88 Runners
The prize for first male team went to Ilford AC (Alex Richards, Aaron Samuel and Amin Koikai).
The prize for first female team went to East London Runners (Zoila Gilham-Fernandez, Caroline Frith, Emily Clarke).