Covid guidance for all members for all sessions

  • No one should attend any sessions if they have meet any of the following conditions:

    • They have, or live with someone who has, any symptoms of COVID-19

    • They have, or live with someone with, a confirmed case of COVID-19.

    • They have come into close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

    • They have been advised by a public health agency that they have had contact with a diagnosed case of COVID-19.

 

  • If any member develops a high temperature or a persistent cough whilst on a session, then: 

    • Group to return to start location immediately and activity to be abandoned.  

    • Avoid touching anything and remain 2 metres away from all others.

    • Cough or sneeze into a tissue and put it in a bin, or if they do not have tissues, cough and sneeze into the crook of their elbow.

    • They must then follow the guidance on self-isolation and not return to any activity until their period of self-isolation has been completed.

    • Notify Club Welfare Officers / Covid Coordinators

 

  • All members should read the EA guidelines published on their website - https://www.englandathletics.org/guidanceupdate

  • All members should wash their hands prior to attending any group sessions, use hand sanitiser (please provide own) before and immediately after running,  and wash hands thoroughly on returning home after the session.

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  • If driving please park where possible away from other parked vehicles or be aware of other people entering / exiting their vehicles. Maintain 2m social distancing at all times.

  • Members should stick to the start and finish times – do not arrive early and do not hang around afterwards. Return home straight after the session finishes.

  • Arrive at the club session ready to run. 

  • Members should travel to and from the session separately from others who are not part of their household.

  • Members should bring their own drinks / fuel as necessary and do not share with anyone who is not from the same household.

  • Leaders will consider session warm ups in wide open spaces, moving away from the start location if necessary.

  • Primary method of protection is social distancing, this means everyone keeping 2m + away from others at all times.

  • All Run Leaders to remind members at the start of the activity and throughout the activity that social distancing is essential, and compliance is not negotiable.

  • If anyone breaks 2m social distancing they should separate as soon as possible. 

  • Members should give way to the public at all times. This may involve stopping and waiting, or stopping and safely crossing the road. Club members should be courteous to others, as always.

  • Members must be aware that they are representing the club and not to be anti-social. Please refrain from spitting. 

  • If gates need opening have one person open and hold the gate for the whole group whilst remaining socially distant.

  • Toilets / changing facilities will not be available. 

  • If an injury occurs ensure that all group members continue to observe social distancing. If help is required, then limit the amount of close contact and touching to a minimum. Welfare Officers must be notified as soon as possible and within 12 hours.

  • Welfare Officers should be notified of any incidents as soon as possible and within 12 hours of the event.

  • A register will be taken at all group sessions, please ensure your contact details held by the club are up to date.
  • If a public health official requests the contact details of members for the purposes of track and trace, the Welfare Officer will provide those to the relevant authorities.