Rules and Procedures

UK Athletics Anti-Doping Rules

UK Athletics has in place a set of anti-doping rules that all athletes, coaches and athlete support personnel must abide by. The anti-doping rules for UK Athletics are consistent with the World Anti-Doping Code, which governs anti-doping internationally.

If you are a member of UK Athletics then these rules apply to you, regardless of what level you participate at.

For more information on Athlete levels click here.

The International Federations representing able-bodied and disability athletes both operate under their own Rules. To comply with both Federations, UKA in turn have produced the following Anti-Doping Rules:


UK Athletics Record Testing Procedures

Click here to view the UKA Record Testing Procedures.

Guidance for athletes on testing requirements following national record breaking performances can be found in the document below:

2021 UKA Anti-Doping Rules

British Record Information Letter