Code of Conduct

All members shall:

  • Abide by the Club Rules and the Code of Conduct and rules laid down by England Athletics
  • Prioritise keeping yourself and others safe.
  • Please read and adhere to the club’s safety guidelines, in particular those clauses relating to the welfare of members who are under 18 years of age
  • Display courtesy, respect and good manners towards other club members; and also to participants, officials and spectators of all events
  • Uphold the club’s good name and reputation, both inside and outside of Club activities, and conduct yourself in an appropriate manner
  • Minimise nuisance and annoyance to other users of public spaces: generally give way to pedestrians and avoid leaving litter
  • Promote fair play and never condone rule violations
  • Avoid abusive language and irresponsible/inappropriate/illegal acts including behaviour that is dangerous to yourself or others, acts of violence, bullying, harassment and physical and sexual abuse
  • Challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others
  • Adhere to any rules of any facility used for the purposes of the Club and in particular not cause any damage, and leave the facility clean and tidy after use
  • Ensure good time management, so as not to delay the start times of club sessions
  • Use club online forums and groups in a respectful way by supporting other members and by promoting the club