Running safety

We’re pleased to provide, in partnership with British Athletics, some Running Safety Guidelines. These include advice on keeping yourself safe, how to deal with negative behaviour towards you when out running, how to report incidents after they happen, and – importantly – advice for non-runners on how to be a running ally. The document makes it clear that some behaviour that might seem like a joke, like tooting your horn, shouting, or running alongside a jogger, can feel intimidating.

Fortunately, the vast majority of runs pass without incident, but we’re pleased to offer these suggestions to help our members cope with any unacceptable behaviour that might occur.

Running Safety Guidelines 2021

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