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.
Good Friday Relays
Friday 14 April – members only
Handicap Race Series 2017
A great fun members only event with six races run over the same demanding course
Bideford 10k 2017
Sunday 14 May 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
Bideford 10 Miler 2017
Sunday 5 November 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
Annual mixed team relay event with prizes for all runners
The first race is Thursday 27 April
A popular run between Bideford and Instow
Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon
Wednesday non-stop long runs (members only)
Starting Wednesday 18 January and every Wednesday until April (ish), 6pm from the clubhouse.
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!
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 touch. For more information just get in touch.
North Devon Relays 2017
Relay race series where North Devon running clubs compete against each other. The first race is Wednesday 3 May and hosted by South Molton Strugglers
Reading Half Marathon
Martin Colwill 01:18:11 (club record), Mark Scott 01:33:00
Phil Venn 03:17:28
North London Half Marathon
Keith Shapland 1:18:13 (pb), Pier Lemoine 1:19:22 (pb and debut run for Bideford), Gemma Steele 2:02:10
Granite Way 20 Mile
Michelle Bright 2:54:10, Clive Bright 2:54:10, Sadie Davies 3:04:07, Phil Thomas 3:14:33, Austin Galt 3:50:19
Charlotte Elliot 2:11:48
Bideford Half Marathon 2017
In memory of Geoff Fanson, who was one of the founders of the running section of Bideford AAC.
Jim Cole from Tavistock Running Club was 1st in 01:11:21, Jordan Andrews from Plymouth Harriers 2nd in 01:11:45 and Jack Blackburn from Pontypridd Roadents RC was 3rd in 01:14:43
The fastest lady was Serane Stone from Tiverton Harriers in 01:20:37, followed by Zelah Morrall from Cornwall AC in1:21:41