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.
Handicap Series 2016
Six races run over the same demanding course
The fifth race is Wednesday 29 June 2016
Bideford 10 Miler 2016
Sunday 6 November 2016 – ENTER ONLINE NOW!
Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon!days128hours09minutes16seconds11
Bideford Half Marathon 2017
Sunday 5 March 2017 – ENTER ONLINE NOW
Talk about a swift half!days247hours08minutes46seconds11
North Devon Relays 2016
North Devon running clubs compete against each other in a series of relay races. The third race is Wednesday 22 June hosted by South Molton Strugglers
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Charity Pub Run
Saturday 16 July 2016, 2.30pm, £2.50 donation
Raising money for Children’s Hospice South West
Club members and their partners only, must be over 18!
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Marshals needed for these races, please add you name to the list in the clubhouse filling the highlighted locations first. Please wear club colours as this helps marshals identify who is running our race.
Bude Lifeboat Run
Mark Jenkin 1st In 0:32:13, Keith Shapland 5th In 0:35:59 (1st in category), Martin Colwill 7th In 0:36:23 (1st in category), James Jewell 0:37:42 (1st in category), Brent Colvin 0:38:07 (2nd in category), Kelvin Groves 0:39:26, Thomas Ball 0:41:11, Andrew Pearson 0:41:34, Clive Bright 0:43:03, Helen Colwill 0:44:40 (3rd in category), Alec Mclaren 0:44:49, Sara Colvin 0:45:55, Paul Sturtridge 0:46:39 (2nd in category), Michelle Bright 0:47:30, Doug Jenkin 0:54:04, Gemma Steele 0:58:40, Steve Heywood 0:59:16, Eric Hubber 1:04:07, Janice Warren 1:14:27
Bideford AAC top four men also won the male team prize
Ruby Run Half Marathon
Martin Colwill 2nd in 1:20:08, Jamie Blackman 3rd in 1:20:52, Helen Colwill 2nd female in 1:39:46
Two Castles 10k
Keith Shapland 21st in 36:37, James Jewell 0:38:22, Ashley Jewell 47:02, Candy Jewell 0:50:20, Gemma Steele 0:56:17
It was two days of rowing this weekend for Bideford Blues who travelled to Totnes to take part in their annual regatta.
Saturday saw James Jordan and Alex Dualibi-Wilson have a first and second position. First in the men’s junior 16 doubles and second in men’s junior 18 doubles.
The men’s open doubles had to settle for second position following a clash in the first attempt of the race. The pair, Charlie White and Nick Dualibi-Wilson were taking an early lead in the race but unfortunately a clash of crews further down the race meant a re-row, this time the Blues having to take second place to Totnes.
The women’s novice doubles, Hannah Myers and Shannon Monaghan came in third position.
On Sunday the club notched up two firsts, five seconds and two thirds.
It was the young men’s junior 16 fours who earnt the title of race of the day which resulted in a win for the youngsters, but only just. The crew of James Jordan, Alex Dualibi-Wilson, Jasper Beer and Jamie Norton (who made his first competitive appearance) along with cox Hannah Myers had to fight for the line and nudge ahead of Totnes. Alex went on to … Find out more
British Master’s Championship
It was a trip to Nottingham for the British Master’s Championship for Dave Byrnes and Alistair Peake who took part in the D doubles race. They won their heat but narrowly missed out to Wallingford in the final and had to settle for second place.
Yeovilton Summer 5k Series – Race 3
Steve Turner 0:19:32, Pete Rigler 0:19:35