The LUCA awards are held after the AGM at Imperial College Union on the 28th May. Everyone is invited to attend.

The evening will celebrate the achievements of LUCA members – clubs, coaches, athletes, volunteers and partners.

Nominations are now open and the LUCA trustees will select the winners.


Club of the Year Award

-Shown commitment to upskilling members by placing them on training courses

-Have contributed to the wider athletics community through LUCA or their local community

-High level of performance or improvement in the LCL, indoor champs or LCAS.

-Shown evidence of engaging in projects to get more people into athletics OR evidence of a charitable activity OR a club/community partnership

President of the Year

-Shown outstanding leadership

-Achieved demonstrable progress in delivering improved participation and/or performance

Male and Female Athlete of the Year

-For outstanding performance in the LUCA season

Most Improved Male and Female Athlete of the Year

-For significant improvement in performance across the season

Best club partnership

– For successful club partnerships with other organisations (e.g, other clubs, community clubs. etc)

Outstanding Contribution to the club

-For a member who has made a considerable impact to a club

Volunteer of the year

-For a volunteer who has gone beyond the call of duty for their club and/or LUCA.

Widening Participation 

-For a member who has led projects to widen participation in running and athletics.

Coach of the Year

-Shown outstanding commitment and ability in coaching university athletes.

The 2016 Winners:

Club of the Year Essex
President of the Year Calvi Thompson (King’s)
Female Athlete of the Year Filipa McQueen (Essex)
Male Athlete of the Year Dimitri Solomonov (Essex)
Most Improved Female Toyin Olufemi (Essex)
Most Improved Male Charlie Haywood (UCL)
Best Club Partnership Essex / Colchester & Tendring AC
Outstanding Contribution Jason Eghan (Essex)
Volunteer of the Year Victoria Addison (KCL)
Widening Participation Sarah Murphy (UCL)
Coach of the Year Jacob Hood (UEL)