Charter of uk.rec.running

(Not Moderated)

This group is for running-related discussions which are primarily of interest to joggers and runners in the United Kingdom (Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland) and the Irish Republic.

Valid topics include all aspects of running/jogging (basic fitness, training, racing, injury management, equipment, clothing etc.).


Announcements of events relevant to the newsgroup are permitted. Commercial advertising is strictly prohibited.

Acceptable use

Binaries are expressly *not* permitted in this group; however, references to files on FTP sites or binaries newsgroups, and WWW links which are relevant to the readership are welcome and encouraged. Cross-posting to/from other *relevant* newsgroups is allowed. However, "spamming" and excessive cross-posting are not allowed. Violation of these rules may well be a violation of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).


All posts must be in plain text; HTML and other types of formatted text are forbidden. Posting URLs of relevant Internet sites, where appropriate, is encouraged. With the explicit exception of cryptographic signatures (eg, PGP), all encoded binaries are forbidden. Forbidden binaries include, but are not limited to: pictures, sounds, word processor documents, executable programs and "business cards".


Anyone posting advertisements, binaries or other material contrary to this charter may be reported to their ISP or postmaster.

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uk.rec.running		Running, jogging, racing and related issues