Indoor Champs round up

Brunel
December 7, 2018

Last Saturday, LUCA descended on Lee Valley for what promised to be another fantastic Indoor Championships, with 236 athletes entered across the board. Incorporating both the University of London and United Hospitals Championships within the overall LUCA Champs, the day saw a range of excellent performances throughout, as well as some unexpected results. Brunel had never won a LUCA title before and it was widely expected that the fight for the David Morgan Cup would be between the much larger universities of UCL (37 athletes) and King’s (33). However, a team […]

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This Girl Can Neon Rave Run 2018

News
December 3, 2018

As part of the nationwide ‘This Girl Can’ campaign, UCL are organising their annual Neon Rave Run, open to all girls – of any ability – studying at a London university! The TGC Neon Rave Run has been a huge success story in recent years and it will take place at 6.45pm on Thursday 6th December this year.  The route is 5km and goes between famous landmarks: Shakespeare’s Globe, the London Eye, Big Ben and the Tower of London, with regular breaks for circuit exercises at iconic spots! And of course loads […]

Brunel wins first LUCA title

Brunel
December 2, 2018

Brunel have won their first LUCA title to become Indoor Champions. The west London university – known for its sporting excellence – is the first institution outside of the University of London to win the LUCA Indoor Championships. Most impressively, they did it with just 10 athletes. Out of these ten athletes, nine scored LUCA points, with Remi Jessop leading the way with eight points across the 60 and 200m. Another win and four points came from Annika Teska who also broke a course record in the high jump with […]

Final Indoors info

Indoor Champs
November 30, 2018

We are pleased to confirm the final details for tomorrow’s Indoor Championships at Lee Valley: Entry lists can be found here – please let us know if anything’s wrong! The final timetable can be found under Indoors Final Timetable Heats draws will be available on the indoors page later today. They’ll also be found up on the wall on the day. Withdrawal of athletes – there will be a withdraw sheet on the day. Withdrawn athletes will still be charged. Substitutes may be allowed under the discretion of the race manager. To withdraw in […]

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Competitions

  • The LUCA Outdoor Series is London’s three match athletics series held between March and May. Athletes compete for points in a ‘diamond league’ format with the points also adding to their university’s total. The university [...]
  • 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 Championships is held at Lee Valley at the end of the first semester every year. Athletes compete for individual and team success. The championships incorporate the United Hospitals Shield and University of London Championships. […]