Policies and Procedures

As a club we follow England Athletics policies and procedures, if you wish to raise a grievance please put it into writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Your grievance will be responded to within 14 days of receipt.

Grievance Procedure

Disciplinary Procedure

Youth and disability policy:

As a small club we cannot provide a dedicated child protection officer , or a guaranteed safe training environment, therefore, we regret we cannot cater for unaccompanied children/ vulnerable adults, other disabilities will be reviewed by the committee on an individual basis.

Health and Safety / Disclaimer 

* Runnymede Runners exists purely to offer an opportunity for like-minded runners to exercise together in a group and nothing more.
* The club is operated and managed by a number of volunteers in their free time and these volunteers cannot accept any responsibility for any events that occur at the club. These volunteers may or may not have taken any training/coaching.
* All attendees should consider the club as an informal gathering of people who will run together in a loosely structured format.
* Every person attending the club must take full and complete responsibility for their own actions. Know your limits.
* If you have any medical conditions that could affect you, it’s your responsibility to make the club aware of these.
* If you feel dizzy, faint or unwell it’s your responsibility to stop exercising and to notify other runners of this.
* It’s your decision alone whether or not you are fit and able to run. If you are unsure consult your physician. We recommend that you can run at least 5k comfortably. Unless attending a supervised C25K session.
* The volunteer leading the session reserves the right to refuse to let you run with the group.
* * The minimum age that we can accept is 18 unless accompanied by an adult.
* Any matters of concern should be directed at the committee.
* Appropriate clothing and footwear for running must be worn. You should dress appropriately for the weather and for the lighting conditions.
* We recommend that you run with your mobile phone or I.C.E wrist band.
* During darker evening runs we recommend that you bring a hand held torch or wear a head torch together with reflective clothing.
* The club does not discriminate against any attendees, but we are unable to cater for any people with special requirements.
* Each runner must accept full and complete liability for their actions.
* Runnymede Runners may use your photographs to share on social media. If you do not wish for this to happen please contact a member of the committee.

By joining Runnymede Runners you agree to abide by all our policies and procedures as above. 

Welfare Officers.

For issues relating to members welfare Runnymede Runners have Two Welfare officers.

Arun Gomes :   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Debra Melham :   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The welfare officers are committee members and attend meetings in an advisory capacity. They act within a strict code of confidentiality, and individual cases are not shared with the Committee.

 

See link for more information regarding club welfare 

 http://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-clubs/i-help-to-run-a-club/welfare-everyones-responsibility