IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL COMPETITORS
USE OF AUDIO HEADSETS AND MOBILE PHONES BY RUNNERS
IAAF Competition Rules DO NOT permit the use of any form of audio headset or mobile telephone within the competition area (this includes ROAD and CROSS COUNTRY RACES).
Promoters may restrict use and disqualify any runner found to be contravening the instruction.
UKA will support any Race Promoter taking such action.
RACES IN WHICH AUDIO HEADSETS AND MOBILE TELEPHONES SHOULD NOT BE USED INCLUDE
- CROSS COUNTRY
- ROADS THAT ARE OPEN TO TRAFFIC
- LAP COURSES, INCLUDING THOSE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
- WHERE RUNNERS MUST BE ALERT TO MARSHALS INSTRUCTIONS
(Extract from Appendix F p172, “UKA Rules of Competition” Effective from 1st April 2014.)