December 5 2013 Latest news:
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Bideford AAC make the grade in South of England Championships
Bideford AAC have qualified for the National Six Stage Championships.
The Blues finished 20th at the South of England Relay Championships to book their place in the national competition in Birmingham on October 12.
The top 25 made it through in Aldershot and the ‘fast boys’ were in good shape from the off thanks to Shaun Antell’s first leg of 18mins 42secs, which put them 16th.
Keith Shapland, Steve Gallienne, Ronnie Richmond and Andy Ingle all kept them in a good position and Mark Jenkin finished things off with a 19 minute final leg.
More than 80 teams took part, with Andy Glover’s Blues finishing ahead of Devon rivals Exeter Harriers in a total time of 1hr 59mins 17secs.