Code of conduct for adult members
Hungerford Hares Running Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of
all its members, ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience for all. The club believes that it is
important that members, coaches and administrators associated with the club should, at all times,
show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are
encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about
any aspect of the club with Mandy Waldon , Chair of HHRC.
As a member of Hungerford Hares Running Club, you are expected to abide by the following code of
• All members must take responsibility in ensuring they are up to date with the rules, understand
and adhere to them.
• All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age,
gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity
• Members should recognise the valuable contribution made by coaches, Run Leaders and club
committee members who are usually volunteers. They give their time and resources to provide a
running club for you.
• All members should be a positive role model, treat other runners and club organisers with the
same level of respect you would expect to be shown to you.
• Use correct and proper language at all times
• Members must wear suitable kit for training sessions
• Members must pay any club subscription fees promptly
• Bullying of any sort will not be tolerated. Encourage everyone to enjoy sport and understand that
people have different motivations for taking part
Code of Conduct 17/10/17
Code of conduct for club volunteers
Hungerford Hares Running Club
The essence of good ethical conduct and practice is summarised below.
All volunteers must:
▪ Consider the well-being and safety of participants before training sessions
▪ Develop an appropriate working relationship with participants, based on mutual trust and respect.
▪ Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of those taking part.
▪ Promote the positive aspects of the sport (e.g. fair play).
▪ Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance.
▪ Follow all guidelines laid down by the National Governing Body and the Club.
▪ Hold appropriate valid qualifications and insurance cover.
▪ Never exert undue influence over performers to obtain personal benefit or reward.
▪ Never condone rule violations, rough play or the use of prohibited substances.
▪ Encourage and guide participants to accept responsibility for their own performance and
▪ Encourage participants to value their performances and not just results.
Code of conduct for club volunteers 17/10/17