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.


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Established 1963 and still running strong


BMC 3k Road Race 17th April

159 Richmond St, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 9HGPlease register in the East Cheshire clubhouse across the road from the car park. Toilets to be used are situated inside the entrance to the cycling circuit. No spectators inside the Circuit the race is viewable from the perimeter. All races will be streamed on…

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BMC 5K Results

It was a great day at the BMC 5k on a bitterly cold day at Tameside Cycle Circuit. Irish 1500m record holder Ciara Mageaan eased away with a 6:08 last 2k to win the women’s race in 16.10 from training partner Izzy Fry (16.15) and Sarah Astin (16.16). Rob Samuel…

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Season Update

There has been a strong demand to enter the first BMC races of the season. We will be adding more fixtures progressively do keep checking the fixtures SEE FIXTURES Some of our favourite venues such as Watford are yet to open and the Millfield PB Classic can’t take place on…

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BMC Grand Prix Prizes

The BMC is proud to announce our enhanced prize fund for 2021 to help our athletes push towards the #RoadtoTokyo and other championships. We are bringing back the popular series prize where the GP winner will win £1000. There is a 12k prize pot available for each GP and the…

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Tokyo Dreaming in the BMC Grand Prix Series

We are excited to announce the 2021 BMC Grand Prix series. A lot of planning has gone in to try and make this our best ever season and we look forward to seeing lots of happy faces from those achieving PBs and qualifications. In 2019 we had six World Championship…

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800m Coaching

Top coaches Norman Poole, James Thie, Andy Henderson, David Lowes and Mark Hookway bring a massive amount of knowledge to the table as they join together in a zoom call facilitated by Neville Taylor. They disuss the different approaches to 800m training and how to develop the 400m/800m type athlete…

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