UKA and HCAF joint statement - behavioural codes of conduct for the sport

UK Athletics and the Home Country Athletics Federations through a joint collaborative approach to wider welfare matters are fully committed to the behavioural codes of conduct for the sport.

Bullying, harassment and abuse whether undertaken in person or through digital means such as private and direct messaging or through social media are completely unacceptable. The act of targeting any individuals with abuse or poor behaviours via any message boards, chat forums and other online platforms will not be tolerated and will be fully investigated.

Individuals who are subject to these forms of harassment and abuse are encouraged to come forward and report these issues.

To report any matters relating to online/cyber bullying individuals can contact, their respective Home Country Athletics Federation welfare contact or a club welfare officer.