The Bristol Trail Runners Rules Of Membership

The following code of conduct and terms are put in place for several reasons. First and foremost, to protect the health and safety of our members. We also take precautions to make sure we protect and preserve the beautiful areas that we run in. Failure to comply could result in termination of membership. 

Code Of Conduct

  • You must never drop any litter on the trails. If you accidentally drop something, stop and pick it up.

  • You must never take anything from the trails. We leave all of these areas as we find them.

  • You must treat other members, run leaders, associated persons and members of the public with respect.

  • You must listen and abide by instructions given by run leaders at all times. 

  • Racism, sexism, prejudice, and other discrimination will not be tolerated within the club.

  • You must not attend events if you are not medically well. 

  • You must not attend events that are too difficult for you.

  • You should report any concerns or breaches of the code of conduct directly to the club chair ( or alternatively to the club secretary Jason Dickson (07825080451).

Terms Of Membership

  • As a member, you understand that there are risks inherent in participating in the Running Club, with running on the streets and in the parks/trails of the United Kingdom.

  • As a member, you assume all risk and release from any liability (including from negligence) and hold harmless the Bristol Trail Runners Running Club, Volunteers of the Running Club, Fellow runners in the Running Club, Race Directors and Event Organisers, affiliates and other persons associated with the Running Club.

  • As a member, you discharge all of the persons and entities mentioned above from any and all claims for personal injury or property damage which you may have or which may hereafter accrue to me as a result of my participation in the Running Club.

  • As a member, you understand that you are solely responsible for your health and safety and you confirm that you are physically capable of participating in the Running Club.

  • As a member, you understand that photographs taken on club runs may be used on the Bristol Trail Runners website, social media or marketing campaigns. They may also be used by partner companies Over The Fells or Joe Wenman Coaching (please contact us if you'd like to opt out of this)

  • As a member, you agree to follow our rules and guidance regarding COVID 19 at all times. 

  • As a member, you understand that failure to act safely may result in you being asked to leave events, or the club.

  • As a member, you understand that Bristol Trail Runners has the right to terminate your membership at any time without warning. 

  • As a member, you understand that membership subscriptions are cancellable at any time (by emailing Bristol Trail Runners), but refunds are not available. 

Have any questions? Contact us.