We offer both junior athletic and rowing opportunities for all abilities, both of which are extremely popular. If you are interested in the junior rowing section please get in touch, children must be age 11 and above.

Junior athletics/running

The Junior Section of the running club offers a variety of athletic opportunities. Children of all abilities age 9 and above are welcome to join, however there is currently a waiting list. If you are interested in the junior section please get in touch. Please note we are unable to take your child’s details before their 9th birthday.

Our England Athletic qualified coaches, coaching assistants and other volunteers are all DBS (police) checked.
Coaches: Steward Snetzler, Tracey Wilson, Stephen Reeves, Kirsty Rigler
Assistant coaches: Tony Tolson, Sharon Cloak, Gary Suggate, Kate Tucker, Fiona Tolson
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 on Instow Beach and at Bideford College sports hall and multi-use games area.

Winter (Sept -April), Thursdays

Road running meeting at our clubhouse on The Pill. This is endurance training and juniors 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, 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 attending any training, please read the Code of Conduct for parents/people with parental responsibility and Code of Conduct for athletes.
A consent form must be completed and handed into the coach at your first training session. Club membership must be paid in full and runs from 1 January -31 December, 2019 Junior membership will be £20 per year. Download a membership form.

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