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.


  • Bideford 10k 2015

    Sunday 10 May


    A popular run between Bideford and Instow
    Online entry open!

    Find out more

  • North Devon Relays 2015

    The second race is Wednesday 20 May hosted by Ilfracombe Running Club

    Find out more

  • Handicap Series 2015

    6 races run over the same demanding course
    The next race of the series is Wednesday 6 May

    Find out more


  • Members request

    As usual sandwiches and cakes needed for our Bideford 10k on Sunday 10 May. Sandwich container will be available from bar/clubhouse.

  • Club race results

    Lovely Blues remember to let us know when and where you’re running as we love to know your results because we’re proud of you all

  • Members Handicap Series 2015

    This year is Bideford AAC’s 30th Handicap Series, so it would be great to see as many members taking part as possible. It’s a great social and fun inter-club event.

    If you would like to run this year and have not taken part before please get in touch so we can prepare your handicap time in advance.

    This year for the safety of our runners and marshals the route will be changing slightly please view further info
    The ladies vets team will also start at age 45

Latest Results

  • British Milers’ Club PB Classics 3k

    Shaun Antell 8:32 (pb)

  • Hartland Hartbreaker 18 miles

    Andy Pearson 19th in 03:01:54, Jamie Blackman & James Jewell joint 25th/26th in 03:04:00, Paul Jennings 03:29:20, Dave Eldridge 03:57:40, Steve Heywood 03:58:10

  • Hartland Hartbreaker 8 miles

    Kelvin Groves 1st in 01:08:29, Brent Colvin 3rd in 01:13:00, Arron Kearney 4th in 01:13:12, Lorrie Woolgar 01:45:49, Anna Squire 01:54:28

  • North Lincs Half Marathon

    Simon Wright 01:30:02 (pb)

  • North Devon Relays Race 1 – NDRR

    Senior females: 2nd in 0:58:48 (Michelle Bright, Jo Bedler, Sammy Antell)

    Senior males: 1st in 01:01:12 (Shaun Antell, Dale Wilson, Jamie Blackman, Ronnie Richmond)
    Vet males A: 2nd in 01:03:21 (Pete Hockin, Chris Stone, Martin Colwill, Brent Colvin)
    Vet males B: 01:10:24 (Paul Sturtridge, Steve Turner, Andy Pearson, Pete Hockin)
    Vet males over 50: 1st in 01:12:29 (Nick Sturtridge, Steve Sanders, Neil Marke, Clive Bright)

    View full relay results

  • London Marathon

    Mark Jenkin 24th in 02:25:28 (pb), James Pugsley 02:59:25 (pb), Dan Brewer 03:26:05, Jo Bedlar 03:32:32 (pb and new club record), Annette Wilson 03:39:10, Kim Jenkin 04:11:47 (pb), Mary Pool 04:12:57, Sophie Pearce 04:21:01 (pb), Darren Bridle 04:21:48 (pb), Sam Barnbrook 04:32:47, Kirsty Webb 05:18:40, Chris Taylor 05:18:40

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