Katie Price

Katie Price

Wellbeing Officer

Katie Price is currently Knowle & Dorridge Running Club’s lead elected Welfare Officer and can be contacted at: wellbeing@knowleanddorridgerc.co.uk

Welfare and Wellbeing

The Club takes the welfare and wellbeing of its members very seriously. Whilst K&D Running club believe that the welfare is the responsibility of everyone at the club, we have designated Welfare Officers who will endeavour to ensure we hold ourselves to the highest standards. We are obliged through our affiliation to various governing bodies to implement the policies and procedures that they have established to ensure the welfare of our members.  

The Welfare Officers will have a visible participative role in the club to ensure you know who they are and they will be contactable if you have any concerns or queries. They will listen confidentially to any issue that may arise, and endeavour to support your individual needs and well-being. If you have any queries or concerns, we encourage you to contact one of the Welfare Officers and discuss your concern directly with them.  

Where Welfare Officers are unavailable and you feel the matter is pressing or urgent please get in touch with a member on the Committee (details on the website.)

Welfare – What does it look like

The Club aims to create an environment where you feel safe and are able to participate in club events without being subject to any form of harassment, bullying, verbal or physical abuse. 

Welfare covers a wide range of issues such as safeguarding and protecting children & vulnerable Adults, anti-bullying, equality, poor practice in coaching and disciplinary and grievance matters. The Club’s Codes of Conduct and procedures for dealing with child protection concerns, other welfare issues or grievances will be dealt with on a case by case situation overseen by the secretary and committee members. The Complaints, Grievance and Disciplinary Policy details this process. 

Welfare and Wellbeing – What we expect from our members

It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all those who participate in club events. We want K&D Running Club to have a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Club members must adhere to the club rules and respect the rights, dignity and worth of every club member and others involved in athletics and treat everyone equally. The Club expect members to promote positive aspects of the sport such as fair play and never condone rule violations. Members where they feel comfortable challenge inappropriate behaviour and language by others or report it to the welfare officers.