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parkrun Safeguarding Team: structure and staff

Safeguarding is the responsibility of every adult, whatever their role. However, in order to take all practical steps to best safeguard everyone within the parkrun community, parkrun has established an internal Safeguarding Team, which is directly responsible for ensuring the development, implementation and monitoring of safeguarding policies, procedures and guidance, and from whom support can be gained.

The parkrun Safeguarding Team can be contacted via

The team is currently comprised of:

  • Tom Williams, COO (Global)
  • Clare Fowler, Safeguarding Lead (Global)
  • Richard Hallett, Safeguarding Lead (APAC)
  • All operational Territory Leads
  • Safeguarding Ambassador (Ireland)

The Safeguarding Team reviews every reported safeguarding incident as they are reported, and carries out a quarterly review of all safeguarding incidents. The findings of the quarterly reviews inform parkrun operating policies and procedures around the world.