Bedford & County Athletic Club is a traditional athletics club with approximately 600 members.

The club is run by entirely by volunteers who give up their time to administer the club, coach athletes, manage teams, officiate at meetings and organise events.

The club offers coaching and training in all track & field disciplines and in distance running at our base at

Bedford International Athletics Stadium, Barkers Lane, Bedford. MK41 9SB.

We also use Bedford International Athletics Stadium as our home base for competition.


The club runs Track and Field teams in the British Athletics League, the UK Women’s Athletics League and the National Youth Development Athletes League. We also have teams for all age groups competing in the Southern Athletics League, Eastern Young Athletes League and the Eastern Masters Track & Field League.

Bedford and County’s strong middle distance running squads compete successfully around the country in the National, Southern & County Cross Country Championships, the National Cross Country Relays and in the Results Base Chiltern Cross Country League.

Our Road Runners compete in local road races and our teams compete successfully in the National and Southern Road Relays.

You can find out more about what we offer for different age groups by following the links at the top of the page. They run from our youngest, Beagles, to oldest, Masters.

Want to join us?

We are always pleased to welcome new members whatever their ability.  You can find out more about how to join us by clicking on the link at the side of the page.

Want to help us?

All this takes a lot of effort and organisation and the club welcomes any offers of help from coaches, officials, parents friends and of course current members. Click on Help Us at the top of the page.

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