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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 very reasonably priced drinks.

Events

  • New Years Day Two Bridges 2017

    Sunday 1 January 2017, 10.30am registration, 11am start
    Members only, hangovers at own discretion!

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  • Bideford Half Marathon 2018

    Sunday 11 March 2018 – ENTER ONLINE
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  • Bideford 10k 2018

    May 2018 – online entry not yet open
    A popular run between Bideford and Instow

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Noticeboard

  • #RaceDay thank you

    A massive thank you to our Race Director Alan Heard who made our 10 Mile race happen.
    Also big appreciation to (but not inclusive of): our amazing marshals, the ladies in the kitchen, North Devon Hospice at the water stations, all the photographers on the day – just all the helpers and everyone involved, without your hard work, commitment and enthusiasm this event would not happen.

  • Christmas quiz at the Blues

    Saturday 18 Novmber 7pm for 7.30pm start
    Maximum of six people per team, £3 per person
    Limited to 10 teams due to popularity, secure your team’s place today – sign up sheet on the main hall notice board

  • Christmas jumpers on Christmas Eve

    Open from 5pm, pop into the club with the whole family for a festive drink with your club buddies wearing Christmas jumpers. Christmas Music and Festive Cheer guaranteed!

  • Westward XC helpers needed

    Helpers needed for the Westward League at Northam Burrows on Sunday 14 January – course setup from 9am, marshals and course clear down. Please contact Doug Jenkin if you are able to help: blues@deesigns.co.uk

Results

  • Westward League Cross Country – Newquay 12 November 2017

    Senior and Vet Ladies: Julie Dixon 20:27 (2nd in category), Lorraine Clements 22:44 (2nd in category), Jo Bedlar 22:51, Leanne Glover 24:27, Helen Colwill 24:45, Karen Shapland 26:04
    Bideford AAC Senior Ladies Team are joint 9th in the league and Vet Ladies Team 2nd

    Senior and Vet Men: Shaun Antell 2nd in 27:50, Mark Jenkin 3rd in 27:59, Ronnie Richmond 5th in 28:15, Andy Ingle 31:24, Martin Colwill 32:14, Chris Stone 36:07, Steve Clements 44:31
    U15 Boys: Flynn Jennings 2nd in 15:29
    Bideford AAC Senior Male Team are 3rd in the league and Vet Male Team 13th

    Full league results

  • Drogo 10 12 November 2017

    Josh Ward 1:25:24, Steve Heywood 2:02:34

  • New York Marathon 5 November 2017

    James Jewell 2:59:57

  • Bideford 10 Miler 2017 5 November 2017

    Bideford AAC’s Shaun Antell was 1st in 00:51:19, Steve Osborne 2nd in 00:54:10 and Jim Cole 3rd in 00:54:22
    The fastest lady was Hannah Taunton from Taunton Athletic Club in 1:00:37, followed by Serane Stone from Tiverton Harriers in 01:01:00

    Individual results | Category results

  • Gliddon & Squire North Devon XC – Race 3 5 November 2017

    Venue: Coxleigh Barton
    U11 girls (1.75k): Amanda Frost 10:04, Maya Watts 10:20
    U11 boys (1.75k): William Prouse 11:01, Jaden Rigler 12:24
    U13 girls (2.25k): Aillis Temple-Thurston 2nd in 10:51, Taryn Powe 3rd in 10:58
    U13 boys (2.75k): Ben Tolson 13:45, Charlie Pilkington 14:01, Finn Tolson 14:07
    U15 boys (3.25k): Flynn Jennings 1st in 17:59, Jamie Milsom 23:39

    Full results available here

  • Abbot Dash 5k, New York 4 November 2017

    Candy Jewell 0:23:15, James Jewell 0:23:17

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