STEEL CITY STRIDERS

Code of Conduct

Steel City Striders Running Club respects the rights, dignity and worth of everyone and expects all
members to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the Club’s ethos. By becoming a
member of the Club you agree to conduct yourself in an appropriate manner at all Club events,
including social events, and events attended by Club members. You will also be expected to
communicate on the Club’s social media sites in a way that is respectful to others.

The following will not be tolerated:
– Verbal or physical aggression
– Offensive or discriminatory language
– Harassment of any kind

Members who conduct themselves in breach of this Code of Conduct may be asked to leave the
event by a run leader, coach or Committee member. Any member subjected to such conduct or
observing the same should report this to a run leader, coach or Committee member as soon as
possible after the incident.

Any incident will be referred to the Committee for investigation. If it is found that a member has
breached this code, the Committee will consider the imposition of sanctions which can include
termination of Club membership, suspension of membership or conditions on participation in Club
activities.

If necessary, a referral may be made to England Athletics and/or the Police.