AUDLEY STRIDERS RUNNING CLUB CODE OF CONDUCT
Members shall control their conduct during club runs, activities, and at races whilst at all times being respectful to all other members and opponents. Conducting themselves in a manner that will ensure the safety of others so as to not reflect negatively on the club and its members.
Members shall choose their words carefully and shall refrain from talking negatively about others when interacting with each other , other running clubs and opponents when at club runs, activities, races, or via the Internet in public forums.
Members shall conduct themselves in a manner that will ensure a comfortable and welcoming club environment. Members are expected to interact with all persons in a manner that avoids behaviour that could be construed as discrimination or sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as “Unwanted sexual advances, or visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.” Members are expected to respect the age, religion, ethnic background, gender, and sexual orientation of other members. Members are to recognise that the club operates as a sports and social club, however also are to understand that discrimination or unwanted and/or continued advances toward other members will not be accepted and that all members have the right to an environment free from all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment.
Members should acknowledge the accomplishments and efforts of others, encouraging all members and opponents to excel whilst keeping in mind you represent the club as an ambassador to the community at large.
Members are responsible to ensure that this Code of Conduct is followed and are expected to report any inappropriate actions or behaviour to the committee.
If an accusation of misconduct is made against any member then their membership will be suspended until an enquiry is carried out. If found to be in violation of the code of conduct then membership will be revoked immediately
Membership may be terminated by resignation of a member, or by a majority vote of the committee for violations of this Code of Conduct.
28th June 2020