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 first race of the series is at Plymouth
Sunday 11 October
Bideford 10 Miler 2015
Sunday 1 November 2015 – ENTER ONLINE NOW!
Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon!days27hours14minutes30seconds15
Bideford Half Marathon 2016
Sunday 6 March – ENTER ONLINE NOW!
Talk about a swift half!days153hours14minutes00seconds15
The junior coaches have been working hard on organising training for the juniors. Tuesday training is 6pm in Instow opposite the Boathouse and if anyone trains on Thursday this will be 6pm from the clubhouse. If you would like further information please email Michelle Phillips: firstname.lastname@example.org
Weston Christmas Cracker trip
The club will be taking a coach to Weston-Super-Mare on Sunday 6 December for the Weston Christmas Cracker. A great day out running a Christmas themed 10k then heading to the pub for lunch and the odd drink. If you fancy joining us just enter the race here and put your name on the coach list in the clubhouse.
Did you know we offer social membership from £7 and one pint starts from just £2.40!
Our clubhouse now sells Prosecco @ £3 for an individual 20cl bottle!
Brent Colvin 11th and 1st in category in 0:37:03, Dan Manning 0:41:34, Sara Colvin 0:45:23, Andy Glover 0:45:34, Julia Glover 0:58:33
Gary Suggate 11th in 3:04:23 (3rd in category), Robbie Murray 3:34:18, Darren Bridle 4:21:18
Barnstaple Half Marathon
Arron Kearney 8th in 1:25:53, Steve Turner 9th and 1st in category 1:27:44, Sammy Antell 10th and 1st female in 1:27:53, Kelvin Groves 1:30:25 (category prize), Pete Rigler 1:31:11 (1st in category), Jo Bedler 1:39:28 (1st in category), Paul Jennings 1:45:36, Michelle Bright 1:52:25, Clive Bright 1:52:25, Kim Jenkin 1:57:22, Rose Cashmore 2:02:29, Anna Squire 2:03:41, Jess Gierke 2:05:37, Austin Gait 2:08:18, Jamie Blackman 2:10:29Bideford AAC also won the female and male team prizes
SEAA 6 Stage Road Relays
Vet men 5th in 1:24:37 (Ian Gooding 19:51, Martin Colwill 21:07, Brent Colvin 21:46, Gary Suggate 21:53)
Senior men 11th in 1:58:03 (Shaun Antell 18:23, Mark Jenkin 18:51, Ronnie Richmond 19:08, Andrew Ingle 20:01, Brendan Patton 20:16, Keith Shapland 21:24)
James Pugsley 3rd in 1:14:47, Kelvin Grooves 5th and 3rd in category in 1:21:44, Andrew Pearson 1:28:51, Jo Bedlar 1:30:59 (1st female), Steve Sanders 1:36:35, Alec Mclaren 1:38:36, Sara Colvin 1:40:31 (4th female and 3rd in category), Sue Pennington 1:54:22, Liz Warner 1:54:36, Steve Heywood 2:01:30
Gliddon & Squire North Devon XC – Race 1
Venue: Kingsley School
U11 boys: 1st team overall (1.7k) – Cohen Phillips 1st in 6:35, Evan Suggate 6th in 6:55, James Evans 7:32, Charlie Pilkington 7:58
U13 boys (2.7k): Adam Leworthy 3rd in 11:01, Danny Cashmore 13:36
U15 girls: Hannah Evans (2.7k) 13:46
U17 and U20 men (4k): Dan Manning 17:56
Senior women (4k): Candy Jewell 24:23
Senior men (5k): 3rd team overall – James Jewell 3rd in 19:30, Matt Figes 23:10, Darren Bridle 23:45, Phil Thomas 24:32