Code of Conduct

We would kindly request all event participants to abide by this code of conduct at all race venues and RunThrough organised social events.

All decisions about appropriate or inappropriate behaviour are at the sole discretion of the event organisers RunThrough Events.

Expected Behaviour

  • Be considerate and respectful.
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behaviour and speech.
  • Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants. Alert a race marshal immediately if you are involved in or witness a dangerous situation or someone in distress.

Unacceptable Behaviour

  • Unacceptable behaviour includes: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning conduct by any participant or member of staff.
  • Harassment includes: offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity; deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of event proceedings; inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
  • Wearing clothing that is not suitable for a sporting event, that is provocative, or otherwise potentially offensive.
  • Physical, written, verbal or other abuse, intimidation, threats, annoyance, harassment, stalking, pushing, shoving or use of any physical force whatsoever against any person, which in any way creates a disturbance that is disruptive or dangerous, or creates anxiety in a person.
  • Possession of any item that can be used as a weapon, and may cause danger to others.
  • Any boisterous, lewd or offensive behaviour or language, including but not limited to using sexually explicit or offensive language, materials or conduct, or any language, behaviour or content that contains profanity, obscene gestures, or racial, religious, gender, or ethnic slurs.
  • Possession or use of any illegal substance. RunThrough Events does not tolerate the use or abuse of illegal substances at any events.
  • Assembling for the purpose of, or resulting in, disturbing the peace, or committing any unlawful act or engaging in any offensive behaviour.
  • Failure to obey any rules or regulations of the Venue, as instructed by the Race Director.

Consequences of Unacceptable Behaviour

  • Unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated.
  • Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behaviour is expected to comply immediately.
  • If a participant engages in unacceptable behaviour, RunThrough events may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including a suspension permanent or temporary from the events.

What to Do If You Witness or Are a Victim of Unacceptable Behaviour

  • If you are subjected to unacceptable behaviour, notice that someone else is being subjected to unacceptable behaviour, or have any other concerns during an event, please notify a member of staff as soon as possible. All reports will remain completely confidential.
  • The RunThrough Events team will be available to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, or to otherwise assist those experiencing unacceptable behaviour to feel safe for the duration of the event. You can report unacceptable behaviour to any member of the Team who can be found at the event or you may email our Head of Communications and Event Director Lucy Harfield, contact details below.

If you have any questions please contact Lucy Harfield:
Lucy@runthrough.co.uk