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.


  • Bideford 10 Miler 2015

    Sunday 1 November 2015 – ENTER ONLINE NOW!
    Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon!



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  • Kipling Coastal Run

    Sunday 13 September, 10am – ENTRY FORM
    8 mile multi terrain race and 3 mile junior race

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  • Bideford Half Marathon 2016

    Sunday 6 March – ENTER ONLINE NOW!
    Talk about a swift half!



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  • Quiz Night in memory of Barry Dymond

    Saturday 22 August, 7.30pm
    £6 per team of four to six people
    In our clubhouse bar which offers great value drinks from £2.40 per pint
    Open to everyone, not just club members

  • Social membership

    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!

  • Club race results

    Lovely Blues remember to let us know when you’re running a race as we love to know your results

  • Volunteer bar staff needed

    If any you could help with the bar rota please get in touch
    Our club is run by our members and volunteers who give their time free of charge

Latest Results

  • Exeter 10k

    Jamie Blackman 8th in 0:36:51 (pb), Keith Shapland 9th in 0:37:37, Brent Colvin 0:38:19, Sara Colvin 0:48:51, Karen Allen 0:50:51

  • British Milers’ Club 3000m, Exeter

    Shaun Antell 1st in 8:33.99, Mark Jenkin 7th in 8:58.83 (1st in category), Andy Ingle 8th in 8:59.40 (2nd in category), Sammy Antell 11:14.29

  • British Masters 10km Road Race Championships

    Martin Colwill 0:35:18 (20th overall and 5th in category)

  • Totnes Regatta

    1st in junior 15 sculls race and men’s masters crew, 2nd in women’s senior A fours face and men’s novice scull race, 3rd in women’s junior 18 fours

    Full rowing report here

  • North Devon Relays 2015

    Overall results
    Senior Men – 1st Bideford AAC, 2nd South Molton Strugglers, 3rd North Devon Road Runners
    Vet Men – 1st Bideford AAC, 2nd South Molton Strugglers, 3rd Torrington AC
    Vet Men 50 – 1st Bideford AAC, 3rd South Molton Strugglers, 3rd Torrington AC
    Vet Men 55 – 1st Torrington AC, 2nd South Molton Strugglers, 3rd North Devon Road Runners
    Senior Ladies – 1st Bideford AC, 2nd Ilfracombe Running Club, 3rd South Molton Strugglers
    Vet Ladies – 1st Torrington AC, 2nd North Devon Road Runners, 3rd South Molton Strugglers
    Junior Boys – 1st Bideford AAC
    Junior Girls – 1st joint Bideford AAC and Torrington AC

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  • North Devon Relays Race 5 – Bideford

    Senior females A: 1st in 0:50:19 (Michelle Bright, Jo Bedler, Sammy Antell)
    Senior females B: 3rd in 00:57:06 (Sam Barnbrook, Leaha Davey, Sara Colvin)

    Senior males A: 1st in 0:55:33 (Brendan Patton, James Jewell, Jamie Blackman, Ronnie Richmond)
    Vet males A: 1st in 0:56:46 (Gary Suggate, Brent Colvin, Pete Hockin, Martin Colwill)
    Vet males over 50: 1st in 01:08:14 (Nick Sturtridge, Paul Sturtridge, Clive Bright, Neil Marke)
    Senior males B: 1:07:04 (Andy Pearson, Chris Stone, Dale Wilson, Phil Thomas)

    Junior Boys A: 1st in 0:52:55 (Oliver McQuilliam, Finn Tolson, Evan Suggate)
    Junior Girls: 1st in 0:57:58 (Sophie Evans, Elena Christley, Hannah Evans)
    Junior Boys B: 0:53:21 (Harvey Reeves, Ben Towan, Jamie Milson)
    Junior Boys C: 0:53:22 (William Figes, James Figes, Cohen Phillips)
    Junior Boys D: 0:53:42 (Adam Leeworthy, James Evans, Danny Cashmore)

    Club overall results: Senior males 1st, Vet males 1st, Vet males over 50 1st, Senior females 1st, Junior Boys 1st, Junior girls 1st

    View full relay results

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