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About the BATs

We are a friendly community running club based in Bere Alston, we cater for all running abilities (from the complete beginner to the marathon runner), all ages from 17 upwards and the focus is fun, smiles and running! Have a look around the site and hopefully you will find what you need.

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Bere Pen 10k

Fancy entering our amazing 10k road race? The Bere Pen 10k is a scenic 3 down, 3 up road run around the Bere Peninsular which passes along the beautiful River Tamar. The route starts in the village and winds its way down to Weir Quay.

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Race Reports

Read the latest race reports and find out how fantastic our BATs have been doing around the South West and further....


Come and join in the fun... we are always welcoming new members whether you are a complete beginner, wanting to get back into running or wishing to shave minutes off your race times.. we are here for YOU! BATs - Keeping the community running

Latest News & Updates

Solo Bat at Hameldown Hammer

The Hameldown Hammer is a tough, challenging trail race, designed to be a serious test of endurance. The race start and finish was  in the village of Widecombe-In-The-Moor, at the foot of the Hameldown ‘massif’ and surrounded by some of Dartmoor’s most iconic granite tors. The Hammer has a total ascent of over 600m,

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Bats at Brighton

Three BATs ventured further afield this weekend to run the popular Brighton half marathon, accompanied by two former BATs. One of the first city half marathons on the race calendar entered by over 13,000 runners, this is a beautiful seafront course. The race starts by heading north onto the cliff tops then back west

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Bats trio go hillish and hellish

A team of three Bere Alston Trekkers, crossed the Tamar, to take part in the Looe 10 on Sunday 27th February which is organised by the Looe Pioneers running club. The course heads west from Looe, to Talland, broadly following the line of the Coastal Path. Down through Talland then inland towards Sclerder (via

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