Welcome to the Bideford Amateur Athletic Club locally known as Bideford Blues. We're a friendly, sociable club with two main sections, running and rowing. We warmly welcome members of all ages and abilities; our clubhouse and bar on The Pill offers our members excellent facilities. Our bar also offers social membership and enjoys SkyTV and very reasonably priced drinks.
Westward Cross Country League
The next race of the series is Sunday 4 December 2016
New Years Day Two Bridges 2017
Sunday 1 January 2017, 10.30am registration, 11am start
Bideford Half Marathon 2017
Sunday 5 March 2017 – ENTER ONLINE NOW
Bideford 10k 2017
Sunday 14 May 2017 – ENTER ONLINE NOW
at Exeter and includes the Devon Champs
Members only, hangovers at own discretion!
In memory of Geoff Fanson
A popular run between Bideford and Instow
Thurs 15 December, 6.10pm – Christmas Lights Run
Annual Christmas Lights Run for all members; seniors and juniors! It’s compulsory to be festive and customise your running gear with a Santa hat and tinsel! The bar will be open after for anyone who fancies a Christmas tipple!
Blues family Christmas get together
WooHoo Christmas celebrations! Drinks at our clubhouse on Saturday 17 December 7.30pm, all members and partners welcome. Hope to see you all there!
Hi-viz essential for evening runnings
Now the evenings are drawing in, all runners must wear hi-viz for club runs and training sessions. Vests are available from the North Devon Hospice Shop for £5.
Please can runners use the garage to access changing rooms and toilets when the clubhouse is being used for junior training until 6pm on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings
Martin Colwill 1:06:58 (2nd in category)
Gliddon & Squire North Devon XC – Race 4
Venue: Arlington Court
Tom Ball 8th in 1:06:31 (4th in category), Andy Pearson 10th in 1:08:05 (category winner), Charlie Davis 1:15:00 (2nd in category)
Westward League Cross Country – Newquay
Senior and Vet Ladies: Jo Bedlar 21:26 (3rd overall in category), Helen Colwill 22:27 (1st overall in category), Sara Colvin 22:40 (3rd overall in category), Alison Apps 24:45
Bideford 10 Miler 2016
Bideford AAC’s Ronnie Richmond was 1st in 00:51:33, Andy Ingle from Bideford AAC 2nd in 00:56:39 and Callum Crawford 3rd in 00:57:25
Club Bideford 10 Miler
Ronnie Richmond 1st in 00:51:32, Andrew Ingle 2nd in 00:56:37, Jamie Blackman 00:57:33, Keith Shapland 00:57:57, Martin Colwill 00:58:57 (1st in category), Gary Suggate 01:00:00 (1st in category), Arron Kearney 01:02:03, James Jewell 01:03:01, Brent Colvin 01:03:39, Tom Ball 01:03:52, Kelvin Groves 01:04:01, Jim Kirk 01:05:05, Steven Turner 01:05:31, Andrew Pearson 01:05:49, Daniel Brewer 01:06:02, Mike Bishop 01:07:45, Jo Bedler 01:09:02 (3rd in category), Robbie Murray 01:09:03, Gary Blight 01:11:38, Nick Sturtridge 01:11:46 (2nd in category), Ashley Jewell 01:11:57, Helen Colwill 01:12:58 (2nd in category), Christy Worthington 01:13:15, Milo George 01:13:30, Robert Wilson 01:14:49, Stewart Snetzler 01:17:13, Lorraine Clements 01:17:16 (1st in category), Luke Sturtridge 01:18:25, Matt Figes 01:18:20, Clive Bright 01:19:38, Michelle Bright 01:19:37, Cy Margieson 01:19:22, Andrew North 01:19:58, Kevin Evans 01:19:09, Alison Apps 01:20:00, Candace Jewell 01:20:24, Paul Sturtridge 01:22:53, Sadie Davies 01:23:17, Sophie Chapman 01:23:09, Barrie Huxtable 01:24:45, Phil Lacey 01:24:36, Doug Jenkin 01:25:15, Kim Jenkin 01:25:46, Chris Williams 01:27:10, Phillip Thomas 01:28:05, Samantha Barnbrook 01:28:33, Jo Hedderly 01:29:09, Amanda Reeves 01:30:20, Colin Mitchell 01:31:40, Darren Bridle 01:34:45, David Eldridge 01:34:44, Michael Gilmore 01:37:44 (2nd in category), Patricia Martin 01:38:55, Joanne Kaufman-Hill 01:40:19, Lorrie Woolgar 01:41:27, Anna Squire 01:41:21, Rose Cashmore 01:43:02, Eric Hubber 01:44:12, Charlotte … Find out more
U11 boys: Charlie Pilkington 3rd in 8:05 (2nd in category)
U13 girls: Elena Christley 12:33, Taryn Powe 13:00
U13 boys: 2nd team overall, Cohen Phillips 14:02, (3rd in category), Evan Suggate 5th 14:52, Jamie Milsom 15:04, James Figes 15:27, Harvey Reeves 15:42, Finn Tolson 18:14
U15 boys: Flynn Jennings 3rd in 19:20, William Figes 22:14
Senior ladies: 2nd team overall, Sara Colvin 23:30 (3rd in category), Sam Barnbrook 27:48, Amanda Reeves 28:57
Senior men: Gary Suggate 3rd in 24:43
Full results available here
Bideford AAC Vet Female Team are 3rd in the league
Senior and Vet Men: Ronnie Richmond 1st in 26:59 (1st overall), Mark Jenkin 2nd in 27:02 (2nd overall), Shaun Antell 3rd in 27:37, Andy Ingle 31:39, Martin Colwill 31:10 (2nd overall in category), Jamie Blackman 31:59, Brent Colvin 32:24
Bideford AAC Senior Male Team are 2nd in the league and Vet Male Team 14th
The fastest lady was Serane Stone from Tiverton Harriers in 01:00:09, followed by Kim Hill from Erme Taunton Athletics Club in 01:04:44