Mid Season Review

News
March 20, 2024

It’s official. Say goodbye to the mud. Track is back. After a busy few weeks of various varsity victories, Hyde Park relays and some trips ‘up north’, the outdoor season will start proper with the LUCA Outdoor Open at Battersea this weekend. As with any changing of the seasons, it is a time to reflect and take stock of the achievements to date. We had a shaky start with a void race at Parliament Hill despite some excellent displays and debut performances from our new member clubs; UEL, Kent and […]

New Season Fixtures

News
October 3, 2023

LUCA is pleased to announce the upcoming fixtures for the Cross Country League and the Indoor Championships. The new season could be LUCA’s biggest yet, with new clubs joining the league. UEA and University of Kent have both affiliated with LUCA and other clubs in the home counties are expected to join soon. The cross country league will remain four races – two in each semester. An athlete’s best three results will contribute to their league standing. The Cross Country league will begin with the traditional curtain raiser at Parliament […]

Outdoor Season announced

BUCS
March 6, 2023

LUCA is announcing a revamped outdoor schedule for 2023. LUCA will host a pre-BUCS open meet in March and a championship event in June. These events replace the three-meet LUCA Outdoor Series, which saw athletes compete for points across three events in March, April and May. The pre-BUCS Open Meet will be held on 26th March at Battersea. This event is aimed at all current university students to prepare for BUCS outdoors which is held across 29 April to 1 May. The open meet is an opportunity to get a […]

King’s retain indoors title

News
November 25, 2022

Lateefah Agberemi’s dominant display in the sprints and jumps earned King’s a second successive indoors title. King’s pipped Imperial to the title by 13 points, with 16 points coming from Agberemi. The joint record points haul (tied with LSE’s Yasmin Lakin in 2016-17) earned Agberemi the prestigious LUCA MVP award along with gold medals in the 60m, 60mH, long and triple jump. St George’s extended their grip on the UH Shield, boosted by strong performances by Jennifer Nandi who picked up gold in the 1500m and 3000m. St George’s have […]

Fixture announcement

News
September 24, 2022

LUCA is pleased to announce the fixtures for the Cross Country League and the Indoor Championships. The format of the Cross Country league has slightly changed from previous seasons. This years addition will consist of four races with an athletes best three results contributing to their league standing. The Cross Country league will begin with the traditional curtain raiser at Parliament Hill on the 19th October, hosted by UCL. The second league race – which will also feature the University of London and United Hospitals championships – will be held […]

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Run to Explore

by Rahil Sachak-Patwa in Advice

When people ask me why I run, I can list many reasons; it keeps you fit, I like competing, it’s sociable and the list goes on and on. But perhaps the most appealing aspect of [...]

Competitions

  • The LUCA London Colleges League is London’s historic cross-country league for universities in London. Held across five races over two terms, students compete for individual and team success. Previously named the ‘LCL’, the league gives students the chance to race in some of London’s finest parks and measure their improvement over the season … and the years. […]

  • The LUCA Indoor Championship is a one day annual championship. This event also incorporates the University of London Intercollegiate Championship and United Hospitals Championship.  Date: 2nd December 2023 Venue: Lee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, [...]
  • Overhauled for 2023, the LUCA Outdoor series returns with 2 re-formatted competitions! New this year, we are holding a pre-BUCS open meeting in late March aimed at those seeking times for BUCS Outdoors, whilst June [...]