LUCA OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 – RESULTS

News
June 1, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS to our new LUCA Outdoor Championship winners, Imperial, and to UCL for picking up the UL trophy once again. Results will be up on Power of 10 soon, or can be found here: https://www.london-athletics.com/competitions/outdoorseries/2020-2/match-3/ Thanks to everyone who competed, officiated and volunteered – we hope you had a great time!

RVC’s Hawkshead Hobble returns

Get involved
January 27, 2020

The Hawkshead Hobble will be hosted by the Royal Veterinary College Triathlon Club on 8th March 2020. With more tickets available than ever before, we invite you all to join us in achieving our goal of raising £1000 for the Potters Bar Foodbank. Race 5km or 10km through rural Hertfordshire. Our diverse field of runners means there will be something for everyone – attempt to beat our newly established course records, or set this as a personal challenge for the end of ‘Couch to 5k’. Both seasoned XC competitors and […]

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Review and Preview

BUCS
January 22, 2020

As the New Year is well and truly underway, it can only mean one thing: an overdue LUCA piece. After a quiet few weeks after indoors we’re straight back into the thick of it, with events coming thick and fast. But first, let’s have a look back at the tail end of last year, mainly because I didn’t write anything at the time, but also to refresh our memories of the LUCA XC League situation.   Wimbledon Common XC The start of autumn term is hectic for XC racers; 3 […]

Mitcham merry-go-round brings fresh twists

News
November 4, 2019

Mitcham Common played host to the second round of the LUCA XC series last Wednesday, with almost 200 students making the journey south to tackle a deceptively tricky course. Fast ground lay in wait but with some nasty short climbs it would not be the pancake course many would have hoped for after Parli Hill. Thankfully some sun appeared with the runners to give a distinctly autumnal feel to proceedings.  After a hotly contested first race, it was Imperial and St Mary’s who set the early pace and this was […]

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My London Marathon: Part I

by Rahil Sachak-Patwa in Featured

There was a nervous but hopeful atmosphere in the red starting area an hour before the London Marathon was to commence. It was akin to a music festival with big screens, portaloos and a sea [...]

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. […]