Code of Conduct

The approach to the code of conduct is changing from April 22 to align with EA requirements: All members are required to agree to the LFR Membership Code of Conduct on joining or renewing membership. The Club code refers to the EA Codes of Conduct that also apply and are detailed below.

Club Affiliation

  English Athletics (EA) LFR is affiliated to English Athletics and is committed to operating the club following the good governance code set out in the Club Standards by EA. English Athletics is the governing body providing insurance, race permits and guidance to athletics clubs.
Association of Running (ARC) LFR is also affiliated to ARC, an alternative body. ARC is the fully democratic and accountable governing body for running clubs, providing what they need at lower costand without unnecessary regulation or paper heavy systems.
Bedfordshire Amateur Athletics Association (Beds AAA) LFR is a paid-up member of Beds AAA who promote amateur athletics in Bedfordshire. Current XC Races
Leighton Linslade Sports Council LFR is a member of Leighton Linslade Sports Council whose aim is to Educate, promote and influence all sport in Leighton Buzzard Linslade district.

Club Governance

The club constitution may be found below. This document sets out the rules by which the club will operate. The committee is elected at the AGM. The committee roles and responsibilities may be found below. The current committee members and contacts may be seen Here. AGM and committee meeting minutes may be found Here. All document policies can be found below.  

Constitution & Policy Documents

Other Club Documents


Health & Safety

The health and safety policy may be found here

Risk Assessment (Aug 2022)– Club Runs

Guidelines for dealing with an accident

Accident or Incident Report Form  or report to the Captain

Details on first Aid and list of first aiders is on the website here  (To be added when created)


LFR has adopted the following club safeguarding policy LFR has two welfare officers, they may be contacted at Further information on their role may be found here

The following policies and procedures relate to safeguarding