City of Salisbury Athletics and Running Club (CoSARC) has announced it is reopening its running track - with a few differences.

The club has announced changes including only allowing of groups of up to six (one coach and five athletes), and online booking and payments only.

The track will be open seven days a week, but social distancing must be adhered to, and all sessions will be run as group session with a maximum of six in each group in an assigned area of the track or field.

The clubhouse will also be closed - even if it is raining - so the club advise runners to take enough water and clothing and take your belongings to the meeting point of your group.

Other guidance includes:

• All England athletics guidance to avoid the spread of Covid-19 must be adhered to.

• The toilets are only open for ‘emergency’ use and athletes will be expected to clean them fully after using.

• Entry to the track will only be to booked athletes. If you are not booked, you will be politely asked to leave.

The booking system is in the members section of the club website.

If you haven’t registered as a member with the website, you will need to do so before you book.

There are a few rules attached to the online booking:

1) Book only one session at a time. Once you have completed one session and there are still places on the next one, you may book - ie attend the first before booking the second.

2) The club is prioritizing the children of coaches when they are coaching a session, and says "It is only logical that a parent should not have to find childcare when they are coaching other club members".

3) For those that do not have a valid Track Pass or a membership that included a track pass prior, then you will need to pay your £2 track fee.

If your membership expired between March and July, your track pass is still valid. There is an additional 35p booking fee which pays for the admin costs levied by the booking system.

4) If for whatever reason you cannot attend a session, cancel and let someone else have your place. Failing to do so may affect your ability to book future sessions.

The club said: "Do bear with us, this is new to us too and we know there will be teething problems and perhaps not the right balance of sessions on the first roll out.

"We will review and reassess our training schedule regularly."

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