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.


  • Handicap Race Series 2017

    A great fun members only event with six races run over the same demanding course
    The fourth race is Thursday 29 June

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  • North Devon Relays 2017

    Relay race series where North Devon running clubs compete against each other. The next race is Wednesday 5 July and hosted by Torrington AAC

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  • Bideford 10 Miler 2017

    Sunday 5 November 2017 – ENTER ONLINE
    Possibly the fastest 10 Miler in Devon



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  • Members notice

    There will be limited, and at times, no availability to the toilets and showers next week from Monday 26 June – Wednesday 28 June due to essential works in the clubhouse

  • Blues Family Celebration Evening

    Saturday 22 July 2017 – to celebrate every success and achievement of all Bideford Amateur Athletic Club past and present members and celebrate our wonderful club. An evening of drinks, music and dancing. Doors open 7pm, club photograph 7.15pm. Families and partners welcome. Dress code: smart casual (optional club kit for photograph). Join the Facebook event

  • Charity Pub Run

    Saturday 15 July 2017, 1pm, £2.50 donation
    Raising money for Cardiomyopathy UK
    Club members and guest only, must be over 18!

  • 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 pace. For more information just get in touch.


  • North Devon Relays Race 3 – NDRR 21 June 2017

    Senior ladies: 5th in 0:54:08 (Leaha Davey, Ali Apps, Sammy Antell)
    Vet ladies: 3rd in 0:47:56 (Michelle Bright, Lorraine Clements, Jo Bedlar)

    Senior men A: 1st in 0:47:59 (Brendan Patton, Dan Mapp, Keith Shapland, Mark Jenkin)
    Senior men B: 0:51:53 (Ronnie Richmond, Jamie Blackman, Jim Kirk, Flynn Jennings)
    Senior men C: 0:58:02 (Dale Wilson, Aaron Kearney, Gary Blight, Jamie Blackman)
    Senior men juniors: 0:59:38 (Fletcher Powe, Evan Suggate, Jamie Milsom, Cohen Phillips)
    Vet men: 1st in 0:52:53 (Martin Colwill, Ian Gooding, Andy Pearson, Gary Suggate)
    Vet men over 50: 1st in 0:58:45 (Pete Hockin, Peter Rigler, Clive Bright, Simon Edney)

    Junior boys: 1st in ...

  • Lacock 10k 18 June 2017

    Neil Marke 0:43:25, Jo Bedlar 0:47:53, Linda Eastmond 0:52:50

  • Women’s Running 10k Exeter 18 June 2017

    Lorraine Clements 4th in 0:47:48

  • Bideford Regatta 17 June 2017

    It was hot and sunny for this years Bideford Regatta and the sun certainly shone on the Blues rowers. Not only did the club win the Billy Little cup which is presented to the Bideford club with the most points on the day but they also claimed Champions of the water. With three firsts, eight seconds and four thirds the club is going from strength to strength and certainly making a good start to the regatta season.

    1st place
    Ladies senior C fours A – Lorna Colwill, Kirsty Andrew, Becka Brown and Hayley Wilson
    Masters handicapped fours Vet E – Colin ...

  • Bude Lifeboat Run 14 June 2017

    Peter Rigler 0:42:34, Clive Bright 0:43:20, Sara Colvin 0:44:38 (1st in category), Steve Sanders 0:46:34, Michelle Bright 0:47:03 (2nd in category), Dale Wilson 0:49:14, Leaha Davey 0:49:15, Lorrie Woolgar 0:50:45, Jo Hedderly 0:53:30, Sam Barnbrooke 0:54:27, Steve Heywood 0:57:58, Michael Gilmore 0:58:47, Janice Warren 1:30:47

  • Ruby Run Half Marathon 11 June 2017

    Jamie Blackman 3rd in 1:26:17, Martin Colwill 4th in 1:26:07 (1st in category), Jim Kirk 8th in 1:28:48 (1st in category), Ian Gooding 1:49:21, Alice Guymer 1:49:21 (1st in category), Edwina Stevenson 1:59:05, Alison Apps 1:59:05

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