RVC’s Hawkshead Hobble returns

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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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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

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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 […]

Cross-Country revival at Parliament – Mitcham Common rises in the horizon

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October 23, 2019

Last Wednesday, athletes from throughout the city congregated to the North London grounds of Hampstead Heath with their cross-country teams, packing spikes and game faces, ready to take on the first LCL of the season. To most people, Parliament Hill is a nice hill where they enjoy jogging in the morning, walking their dog in the evening after work, or dropping of your kids to the athletics track to train on the weekends. But for this merry bunch of cross-country runners, it has a whole other meaning: as the season […]

It’s XC time

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October 5, 2019

Welcome. Choose one of your 78 shiny new freshers pens. Clear the Pot Noodle remnants from your desk. Dig out that diary you bought with all the best organisational intentions but has yet to see the light of day. Get ready to circle some dates. Don’t pencil them in but write in gloriously permanent marker, because that’s right, LUCA IS BACK!! Strap yourself in tight, because it’s going to be a muddy one. If you thought the excitement of freshers week couldn’t be beaten then boy are you in for […]

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RVC to host Hawkshead Hobble

by Jack Dickenson in Featured

The Royal Veterinary College are hosting the 3rd edition of their successful Hawkshead Hobble, a 5 and 10km race around their scenic Potters Bar campus. Taking place on Sunday March 24th, RVC promise ‘a lovely [...]

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. […]