Covid-19 Update

Covid Update 31st March 2021 

I am delight to announce that the rules around COVID secure clubs are updated and we now able to resume club running. 

We are as a club COVID secure and therefore rule two applies, which reads; 

Formal organised outdoor athletics & running activity that is Covid-secure can take place for both children and adults (no covid group size limits). 

Please remind yourself with our risk assessments which can be found here;

https://okehamptonrunningclub.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/UKA-ORC-Risk-Assessment-Steady-Runs-various-locations.pdf

A summary of the changes are as follows;

  • Outdoor sport facilities can open. 
  • Formal organised outdoor athletics & running activity that is Covid-secure can take place for both
    children and adults (no covid group size limits) 
  • Outdoor unorganised activity (non-coached) can take place in groups of 6. 
  • Outdoor intra club competition can take place (without a license). 
  • Outdoor competition can take place (with a license). 
  • No indoor training for children and adults. 
  • Disabled people can take part in organised outdoor and indoor sport without being subject to
    social contact limits. 
  • Spectating not allowed. 
  • Parent/carer supervision permitted (one per athlete/runner). 
  • Travel permitted (training and competition)

Further details are available on the England Athletics website below;

https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/guidance-update-2021/

From 6th April we will restart the running sessions as before, which makes us in-line with the new guidelines.

Please can I ask all coaches, if you are comfortable to continue as before, by providing details of your training run/session on our chat so that it will appear on the website calendar then to announce it on FB. The ratio remains as max 12:1 per coach.

Reminder to everyone of the run group was can provide are available on our website at;

https://okehamptonrunningclub.com/whatwedo/trainingsessions/

Robert Richards – Head Coach Okehampton Running Club.