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BACAC is one of the leading athletic clubs in the South and East of England & we cater for athletes of all ages and abilities. The club competes at the highest levels in Track & Field Athletics, Road Racing and Cross Country Running.

All sections of the club, men and women, young and old, are achieving success on the track, in the field, over the country and on the roads. Our home track is

Bedford International Athletics Stadium.

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The Bedford & County AC club committee is elected each year at the Annual General Meeting along with other club officers.  The AGM is usually in April. The club committee elected for 2016/17 consists of the following officers.






Club Officers


Ron Sullivan

Life Vice President

Paula Radcliffe


Steve Janes

Vice Chairman

Hon. Treasurer

Paul Gooding

Hon. Secretary

Allen Adamson

Membership Secretary

Michael Headley

Team Management Coordinator

Graeme Packman

Coaching Secretary

Steve Janes


Courtney Gunn

Club Portfolios

Strategy & Club Development

Steve Janes

Marketing/External Finance


Coaching Coordinator

& DBS verification for coaches and Officials

Meetings Manager

Bob Thompson

Induction and Club-School Links

Dawn Daley-James


Dennis Johnson


Frank Jackson

Club Services


Other Roles


Courtney Gunn

Young Athlete Programme Co-ordinators

Jackie Cheshire

Media Relations

Welfare Officers

Sarah Relton

Disability Officer

Rusty Goffe

Club Kit Sales

Dave Morey


Rob Lands

Trophy Steward (Awards Team)

Bernard Wells/Ian Roberts

Officials Secretary

Bob Thompson

Fixtures Coordinator

Robert Payne

The club officers hold a number of portfolios as do a number of other people who are invited to attend committee meetings as circumstances dictate.

Team Managers


Steve Janes/ Pete Carpenter

Women UKWL

Frank Jackson

Seniors SAL

Steve Janes/ Emma Coombes

YDL - Lower

Boys Steve Janes

Girls Tina & Martyn Blackwell

YDL - Upper

Boys Darren Ayre,

Girls Tina Blackwell & Angela Russell


Boys Steve Janes,

Girls Tina & Martyn Blackwell

Cross Country

Senior Men Tony Forrest,

Senior Women Emma Coombes

Cross Country

Boys Steve Janes

Cross Country

Girls Helen Middleton, Tracy Nicholls, Sarah Relton, Fran Walford, Hayley Vinnicombe

T&F Vets

Men Jim Keech,