Who are the speediest cross-country runners this year in the London student population? This question has been put to rest after the final LUCA London Cross-country League race for the season. Full results are posted here. The race, held at Bushy Park, took place on the 1st March 2017 and enjoyed a good turn-out of athletes from across the LUCA member clubs. It was agreed beforehand that the men and women’s races would be the same distance, which was set to 5km as a speed challenge for the cross-country runners. Students […]
Name: LUCA London Colleges League race Bushy Park What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at http://www.london-athletics.com/lcl/ When is it: 1st March 2017; start 3:15 pm Where is it: Bushy Park (see travel details: http://www.london-athletics.com/maps/bushy/) Course details: Full course details can be found at the same link as the travel details Registration: Carried out by clubs rather than individuals, so just get in touch with your universities’ running team to find out more Results: You […]
The 4th and penultimate LCL cross-country race is usually extremely popular in the post-Christmas holiday season and took place this year on the last Wednesday of January at Alexandra Park. Despite the cold and the mist, the conditions were ideal for great performances for both women’s 4K and men’s 6K. With no surprise, Emma Dixon, representing the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), took the lead completing the race in 17:15. Lily Coward from St Mary and UCL runner Emma Butcher followed with times of 17:43 and 17:46 respectively. Dixon therefore maintains […]
Name: Alexandra Palace LUCA London Colleges League race What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at http://www.london-athletics.com/lcl/ When is it: 25th January at 3:15p.m. Where is it: Alexandra Palace, starts at Redston Playing Fields. See http://www.london-athletics.com/maps/allypally/ for travel details How far is it: Around 4km for women and 8km for men Course details: The full details of the course can be found at http://www.london-athletics.com/maps/ Registration: Carried out by clubs rather than individuals, so just get […]
King’s College London organised the third LUCA LCL cross-country race, which took place on Wednesday 16th of November 2016. Around two hundred students ran the Wimbledon Common XC course, which also incorporated the University of London (UL) and University Hospitals (UH) Championships. The female racers completed a ~5km hilly and muddy lap, while the male competitors ran two laps. With both female and male teams crowned UL Champs, UCL displayed very solid performances. Moreover, the UCL ladies team won the LUCA LCL Wimbledon Common race and are currently standing second in the […]
Over 200 athletes turned up to race at Wimbledon on Wednesday, which saw the UL and UH XC champs races alongside the regular LCL fixture. Results for this race can now be found on the results page. Furthermore, results for the first two races, and the overall standings, have been updated. See you all again after Christmas for Ally Pally!
Two hundred runners turned up on Wednesday afternoon to tackle the gauntlet of the Wimbledon Common XC course, many of whom were also competing in the UL and UH champs that takes part alongside this LCL race. Following a hasty post-race retreat before the rain arrived a well attended prize giving ceremony was held in the Rose and Crown – much to the delight of all who attended. For those of you who couldn’t make it, here are the top results from the afternoon competitions: UL Champs, Mens Individual […]
Name: Wimbledon LUCA London Colleges League race What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at http://www.london-athletics.com/lcl/ This race will also encompass the University of London Champs and the Bannister Cup (the latter of which is for medics only) – results for both of these will be process immediately after the race; see below for further details. When is it: 16th November at 3:15p.m. Where is it: Wimbledon Common Where to we meet: Windmill Tea Rooms, Windmill […]
Last Wednesday, LUCA runners took on the second of the LCL Cross Country meets. The conditions were perfect for great performances on the hills of Mitcham Common. The sun was out, the terrain was not too wet or hard, and the competition was fierce. Ladies completed two 3km laps, while the men had 3 laps to run. On the ladies side, Royal Veterinary College (RVC) put on a show and won the race. Emma Dixon took the lead straight away and came home 1 minute 30 seconds clear of the […]
Results from the second round of the 2016/17 London College League Cross Country Race at Mitcham Common can now be found on the results page, along with overall team and individual standings. 164 Athletes turned up to represent their colleges on what was a bright and sunny – if cold – day. Congratulations to Paulos Surafel and Emma Dixon who won the mens’ and womens’ races respectively and well done to everyone who competed. See you again in two weeks time for Wimbledon!