The BMC is the PREMIER Middle Distance athletics club in the country.

Through its racing program, training courses and coaching articles we aim to improve the world standing of UK Middle Distance running. The club operates on behalf of its athlete and coach members to provide the services its members require.


The best of British from the BMC
Established 1963 and still running strong


New Dates for Tameside Road Races

Following the roadmap for the opening up of competition we have confirmed dates of : 5k – Saturday April 10th 3k  – Saturday 17th April  The 5k entry is now full, the 3k is still open. All races subject to Run Britain and Government guidelines. Entry Cost – £7 members…

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New Website off and running

The BMC is delighted to launch our new website, developed in conjunction with Vinco. It will provide a much-improved platform for presenting content, enabling us to offer better information to our coach and athlete members. A benefit of the new website is that we can continue to use our entry…

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2020 Award Winners

Congratulations to all our 2020 award winners ATHLETE OF YEAR MALE- JAKE WIGHTMAN also nominated Elliott Giles, George Mills and Daniel Rowden Despite the limited opportunities Jake recorded 1:44.18 for 800m and 3:29.47 over 1500m to go second on the all-time list with a new Scottish Record. Indoors he went…

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2021 Grand Prix and PB Classic Fixtures

The BMC is pleased to announce it’s 2021 Grand Prix and PB Classic fixtures. Hopefully we will have a more normal season ithis year than last but of course all fixtures will be organised according to the competition rules that are in place at the time. More details of events…

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George Gandy: A Tribute and Personal Reflections. Author: Norman Poole

It is with shock and great sadness that I have just learned of the passing away of my old friend, fellow coach and BMC committee member, George Gandy. During the last 30 years or so it has been a great pleasure and privilege to have spent time with George at…

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Saucony Sponsor BMC

The BMC is pleased to announce that we have agreed a major sponsorship deal with Saucony. “As a brand that prides itself on supporting grassroots running development, the BMC fits perfectly into our portfolio of events alongside the English National XC Championships and National XC Relays’’ ‘’We see the BMC…

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