Juniors

The Junior Harrier Section of the running club is extremely popular. Children of all abilities aged 9 upwards are welcome to join in the fun. There is currently a waiting list, if you are interested in the junior section please get in touch

Our England Athletic qualified coaches, coaching assistants and other volunteers are all DBS (police) checked.
Coaches: Steward Snetzler, Tracey Wilson
Assistant coaches: Rose Cashmore, Stephen Reeves, Tony Tolson, Sharon Cloak, Gary Suggate
If you are interested in coaching for Bideford AAC please get in touch

Training takes place twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 6pm and 7pm as follows:

Summer (April – August), Tuesdays & Thursdays
Track and field training at Moreton Park sports field.

Winter (Sept – April), Tuesdays
A variety of circuit type fun exercises at Bideford College sports hall.

Winter (Sept -April), Thursdays
Road running meeting at our clubhouse on The Pill. This is endurance training for juniors aged 9 +. Athletes wishing to take part will first need to undertake a trial session, where the coaches will judge your capabilities for this type of training.

Throughout the year, those wishing to compete are actively encouraged to take part in the Devon Open Series Track & Field League, Devon Sportshall League, Brooks Westward League Cross Country and the North Devon Cross Country League.

Anyone representing the club in competition must wear a club top, however this is not essential on training nights. A selection of club kit is available to purchase from the North Devon Hospice Shop, Chingswell Street, Bideford. View more information on club kit and prices here.

Before any training can take place, a consent form MUST be completed for each athlete which will be be issued to you prior to training. Or you can download the Consent Form, along with the Parents’ Contract and Athletes’ Contract.

Our membership year runs from 1 January -31 December and Junior Harrier membership is currently £15 per year. There is also a subscription charge of £1 per month and a charge of £1 per sports hall session. Subs and sports hall fees are payable in advance at intervals throughout the year. View more membership information here.

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