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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.

Events

  • Westward Cross Country League

    The next race of the series is Saturday 25 March 2017 at Redruth

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  • Bideford Half Marathon 2017

    Sunday 5 March 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
    In memory of Geoff Fanson

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  • Bideford 10k 2017

    Sunday 14 May 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
    A popular run between Bideford and Instow

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  • Bideford 10 Miler 2017

    Sunday 5 November 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
    Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon

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News

  • Bideford Half information

    If you do not receive your number in the post you will need to collect it from our clubhouse from 9.30am. Race assembly 10.20am. Race start 10.30am. Race programme
    If you wish to transfer your race place to another runner…

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  • Quiz Night at the Blues

    Saturday 11 March, 7pm for 7.30pm start
    £10 per team of four to six people
    Limited to 10 teams due to popularity, secure your team’s place today – sign up sheet on the main hall notice board

  • Wednesday non-stop long runs (members only)

    Starting Wednesday 18 January and every Wednesday until April (ish), 6pm from the clubhouse. 

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  • Club membership renewal

    Club membership was due on Sunday 1 January 2017, please complete the application form and return to the clubhouse. Happy 2017 running!

  • Join us in the 2017!

    Starting or re-starting to run in 2017? Why not come and join us on Tuesday or Thursday evening at 6pm from our clubhouse on The Pill. We really are a friendly bunch – you just need to be able to run three miles constant at a steady touch. For more information just get in touch.

Latest Results

  • Castle Hill Corker

    Kelvin Groves 9th in 0:43:49 (1st in category), Phil Venn 0:46:59, Nick Sturtridge 0:49:37 (2nd in category), Phil Lacey 1:00:26, Andy Walter 1:03:50, Cath Gardner 1:06:53, Mike Gilmore 1:09:44 (2nd in category)

  • Seville Marathon

    Mark Jenkin 21st and 3rd in category in 2:27:14

  • Westward League Cross Country – Stover

    Senior and Vet Ladies: Julie Dixon 17:31, Jo Bedlar 19:03 (2nd overall in category), Sara Colvin 20:05 (2nd overall in category)
    Bideford AAC Vet Female Team are 2nd in the league

    Senior and Vet Men: Ronnie Richmond 1st in 26:13 (1st overall), Brent Colvin 29:38 (3rd in category), Martin Colwill 30:48 (1st in category)
    Bideford AAC Senior Male Team are 3rd in the league and Vet Male Team 7th

    Full league results

  • Humdinger Half

    James Jewell 1:27:22, Andy Pearson 1:33:33, Ashley Jewell 1:49:23, Candy Jewell 2:03:18

  • Fulfords Five

    Martin Colwill 0:28:23 (1st in category and new club record)

  • Gliddon & Squire North Devon XC League 2016/2017

    U11 boys: Charlie Pilkington 3rd
    U13 girls: 5th team with Elena Christley 6th, Taryn Powe 10th
    U13 boys: 2rd and 3rd team with Cohen Phillips 4th, Evan Suggate 6th, Jamie Milsom 7th, James Figes 9th, Harry Reeves 10th, Finn Tolson 11th, Harry Fanson 12th
    U15 boys: Flynn Jennings 3rd

    Full results available here

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