Bideford 10k

May 2025, 10.30am

UK Athletics/Run Britain event licence number: TBC
Certificate of Course Accuracy 19/256

Run the Bideford 10k and support Children’s Hospice South West! Runners of all abilities are welcome and will receive a new 2024 medal bespoke to each of our races as well as a t-shirt. The top 3 male and female runners win a cash prize, £250 for 1st man and woman plus a £50 bonus if the winner sets a new course record – male 30:25 (2021), female 35:33 (2002).

Starting and finishing close to the Bideford Amateur Athletic Club clubhouse taking in the views of the Taw and Torridge estuary between Bideford and Instow. The course heads out on the road on Instow and returns on the Tarka Trail. It is moderately flat with only two small inclines.

Kindly sponsored by:

Alan Wilson Windows  

weplogobwweplee BAPS Publishing Hockings ice cream

Medals, prizes and trophies…

  • Cash prizes for the 1st 3 men and women runners: 1st £250, 2nd £175, 3rd £100. Bottle of fizz for the 1st man and woman
  • £50 for the winning man or woman setting a new course record – male 30:25 (2021), female 35:33 (2002)
  • All runners receive a new 2024 medal bespoke to each of our races as well as a t-shirt
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd category trophies for U20 male and female, senior male and female to V75 male and female.

All prizes and trophies will be available at the prize presentation in the clubhouse. All race positions and category trophies are based on gun to chip times. The Race Director’s decision is final.

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Important information

  • Please read the Race T&Cs and Cancellation policy
  • No walkers. This if for the safety of participants as sections of the race is on open roads. Those ignoring this rule will be withdrawn from the event and marked as disqualified on the results
  • Headphones and earphones (including bone conducting) can not be worn during the race
  • To transfer your race place follow these instructions. Race place transfers close at 11pm on Monday 22 April 2024
  • For entry enquiries (including transfers and updating your details) visit the Race Nation support centre. To update your details (such as contact details including postal address) simply log into My Race Nation
  • Online entries close at 8pm on Friday 10 May 2023 or when the race reaches capacity, 1,000 runners
  • On race day competitors should undertake a self-assessment for COVID-19; we kindly request competitors do not attend the event if test positive or have COVID-19 symptoms
  • T-shirt sizes will be allocated as per the original entry and can only be substituted after all finishers T-shirts have been handed out after the race. We aim to supply the size requested to all runners but they are not guaranteed
  • Race assembly is at 10.20am, at the entrance of Riverbank car park which is close to the Bideford Amateur Athletic Club clubhouse. Race start 10.30am
  • No dogs or wheeled devices permitted. Participants ignoring this rule will be disqualified and withdrawn from the event
  • Baggage store, changing facilities and showers will be available in the clubhouse. Portable toilets will be outside and signposted. There are also public toilets on the quay and by Riverbank car park
  • Refreshments will be available throughout the day at the clubhouse and the club bar will be open from midday
  • Pay and display car parking is within walking distance of the clubhouse and race start including the Cattle Market car park (EX39 2QG) and Riverbank car park (EX39 2QS). Competitors are requested not to park in the nearby Morrisons

View past 10k race results

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