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 Race Series 2017

    A great fun members only event with six races run over the same demanding course
    The third race is Thursday 1 June

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  • North Devon Relays 2017

    Relay race series where North Devon running clubs compete against each other. The next race is Wednesday 24 May and hosted by Ilfracombe Running Club

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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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  • Quiz Night at the Blues

    Saturday 3 June, 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

  • Handicap Series

    Please wear club colours as this helps marshals identify runners. Please add you name to the list in the clubhouse if you are able to marshal, without a full team of marshals the race may not go ahead.

  • Start running with us!

    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 pace. For more information just get in touch.

Latest Results

  • Netley 10k

    Kelvin Groves 38:50 – we think that’s a pb!

  • Richmond Park Marathon

    Piers Lemoine 8th in 3:06:57

  • Bideford 10k 2017

    Woodford Green AC’s Phil Norman was 1st in 00:31:18, Tavistock AC’s Jim Cole 2nd in 00:32:47 and Keith Shapland from Bideford AAC AAC 3rd in 00:34:38

    The fastest lady was Ruth Barnes from Avon Valley Runners in 00:36:04, followed by Serane Stone from Tiverton Harriers in 00:37:22

    Individual results | Category results

  • Club Bideford 10k

    Keith Shapland 3rd in 00:34:48 (3rd in category), Andy Ingle 5th in 00:35:07, James Pugsley 6th in 00:35:27, Martin Colwill 10th in 00:36:07 (1st in category), Jamie Blackman 00:36:55, Peter Hockin 00:37:19 (1st in category), Jim Kirk 00:37:40, Gary Suggate 00:38:48 (1st in category), Steven Turner 00:39:10 (2nd in category), Kelvin Groves 00:39:11 (1st in category), Ben Edwards 00:39:43, Chris Stone 00:40:12 (3rd in category), Brian Andrew 00:40:16, Shaun Woodhead 00:40:20 (3rd in category), Phil Venn 00:41:06, Robbie Murray 00:41:42, Peter Rigler 00:41:43, Timmy Sturtridge 00:41:59, Neil Marke 00:42:52, Gary Blight 00:43:01, Nick Sturtridge 00:43:33, Simon Edney 00:43:42, Mike Bishop 00:44:00, Clive Bright 00:44:08, Les Pittwood 00:44:19, Lorraine Clements 00:44:23 (2nd in category), Milo George 00:44:36, David Crowther 00:45:01, Ashley Jewell 00:45:29, Steve Sanders 00:46:27, Michelle Bright 00:47:13, Kevin Evans 00:47:46, Elise Woodhead 00:48:07, Ian Gooding 00:48:24, Alice Guymer 00:48:27, Matt Figes 00:48:31, Ed Bryant 00:48:52, Dale Wilson 00:48:48, Helen Colwill 00:49:11, Andrew North 00:49:10, Phillip Thomas 00:49:33, Tim Macdonald 00:49:54, Edwina Stevenson 00:50:34, Alison Apps 00:50:44, Andrew Wilson 00:50:41, Gary Hatch 00:50:27, Sarah Tate 00:50:42, Colin Mitchell 00:51:23, Andy Walter 00:51:34, Candace Jewell 00:52:29, Sadie Davies 00:52:14, Gemma Steele 00:52:44, Tim Lane 00:52:54, Phil Lacey 00:52:38, Linda Eastmond 00:53:28, … Find out more

  • BMC Grand Prix, Solihull

    5000m Race A: Shaun Antell 14:36.81
    5000m Race B: Ronnie Richmond 2nd in 15:15.93

  • Yeovilton Summer 5k Series – Race 2

    Martin Colwill 17:11 (1st in category), Steve Turner 18:49, Helen Colwill 22:46 (1st in category)

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