Our sport has guidelines, agreed with sportscotland and the Scottish Government, outlining what level of activity can take place during Covid restrictions. You can view your local protection level and access the postcode checker tool.

For Mainland Scotland: As of 5 January, Level 4 Guidance is now to Stay at Home. For athletics/running activity, follow the guidelines in the Annex documents under the heading Level 4 Stay at Home – amended guidance for January 2021.

For the Islands: Follow the Level 3 Guidance contained in the documents under General Guidance below.

Level 4 Stay at Home – amended guidance starting January 2021

Annex to Covid Framework v3 260221
Annex to Covid Guidance v3 260221

General Guidance

scottishathletics –  Covid 19 – Framework for Athletics v4 161220
scottishathletics  – Covid19 – Guidance for Athletics v5 161220
scottishathletics Covid 19 Guidance for Facilities v5

A certified sportscotland e-learning module for is available Covid Coordinators in sport (the course is generic across all sports). Sign up at Covid Coordinator – e-learning

Events Guidance

Event Travel Guidance:
Event Travel Restrictions by Level – updated 02.12.20

For Athletes:
Guidance for Athletes (Outdoor Competition)- updated 04.11.20
Guidance for Athletes (Indoor Competition) – updated 07.12.20

For Event Organisers:
Guidance for T&F Event Organisers (Outdoors) – updated 04.11.20
Guidance for T&F Event Organisers (Indoor Competition) – updated 07.12.20
Guidance for Off Track Event Organisers – updated 04.11.20
XC Supplement for Off Track Event Organisers – updated 04.11.20

For Officials:
Guidance for T&F Officials – updated 07.12.20
Guidance for Off Track Officials – updated 04.11.20

Other useful documents

Edinburgh AC – example coaching guidance
Stop the Spread – Coronavirus Awareness Poster-260820
Before you train poster
Symptoms infographic
Hygiene poster
Bellahouston Road Runners – return to training plan
Kilmarnock Harriers & AC Covid Exit Plan
Welcome back to the Club Poster
Club return to activity template
Club template – scenario planning
Covid Coordinator checklist
Exit Plan Framework

Please do not hesitate to contact Head of Development Colin Hutchison, or any of the National Club Managers, if there’s anything you need to discuss.

Other club support information and resources

Coronavirus – club support update 3
Coronavirus – club support Update 2
Coronavirus – club support Update 1
BDO Gift Aid information
Cash4Clubs Welcome Pack


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