ATHLETICS TRACK ETIQUETTE

  1. No standing, walking or jogging in lanes 1-3 under any circumstances
  2. All warm up and easy running/strides must be carried out anti-clockwise
  3. Always look left and right before crossing the track
  4. No group may use more than 5 lanes at any one time unless they have booked sole use of the track
  5. DANGER – never cross the throwing field inside the ropes. Throwing implements can cause serious harm/death
  6. Hammer throwers must fill in their own holes after each session
  7. All throws must be made from the correct throwing area and in the correct direction
  8. Young athletes (under 16s) must be supervised at all times
  9. Sprint groups to use lanes 3, 4, 5 & 6
  10. Middle distance groups to use lanes 1 & 2
  11. 6mm pyramid spikes only when using the track
  12. All equipment must be returned after use and put away tidily where it was found
  13. All water bottles and bags must be kept off the track
  14. No ball games are allowed to be played at the track or surrounding area
  15. Children and non-athletes must remain outside the track perimeter whilst sessions are in progress
  16. NO earphones to be on the track or field at any time
  17. Bicycles, skateboards & rollerskates/blades are NOT to be used within the track grounds
  18. Clothing/kit – appropriate training gear must be worn at all times, especially when junior athletes are also using the track

For your own safety and enjoyment please be considerate of other athletes.  Staff have been asked to ensure that users follow these guidelines at all times.  Failure to do so may result in athletes being asked to leave the track.

For any queries, please speak to the duty manager on site.

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