London Students’ Run is back!

December 24, 2017

The London Students’ Run will return on the 25th March 2018. The run, which includes both a 5K and 10K option will be held in Victoria Park. The London Students’ Run is a mass participation run organised by LUCA. Both runs are open to people of all abilities and are chip timed. Runners need to register for the run here online. The event is perfect for students looking to get fit in 2018 or attempting to smash a PB. LUCA members can get £5 off their entry fee by using the discount code […]

Bowden and Olley selected for European Cross Country Champs

November 29, 2017

British Athletics has today announced a full team of 40 athletes selected to represent the country at the European Cross Country Championships in Samorin, Slovakia on Sunday 10 December. The team includes Brunel student Philippa Bowden and Imperial student Chris Olley. Bowden has impressed in her first season in the LUCA Cross-Country league, winning all three races so far. Her achievements and potential in cross country have been recognised by the University of San Fransisco, who have awarded her an athletics scholarship to begin in autumn 2018.   Introducing future Don […]

ULAC Beer Mile

November 28, 2017

Indoor Champs are over, but the real race is just about to begin. An honest question, are you a true London student athlete if you haven’t taken on the ULAC Beer Mile? That’s right, it’s back. On Wednesday 29th November, athletes of all description will be come together to battle it out over arguably the messiest (and funniest) mile in London. Everyone is invited. All you need is 4X440ml (pints) of your favourite canned beverage (or soft drink) and a stomach of steel. Details Where: Regent’s Park Running Track, 34 […]

UCL win double (again), George’s claim UH shield

November 26, 2017

UCL made it three years in a row to win the LUCA Indoor Championship. With a margin of 5 points over King’s and 6 points over Imperial, UCL won the David Morgan cup for the third time in a row. They also won the University of London Intercollegiate championship. The competition also included the 150 Anniversary of the UH Shield. The newly re-formed St George’s won the competition with 44 points. A full report and pictures will follow. All results now online here and on powerof10 later today.  

Indoor champs heats draw

November 24, 2017

Updated 6:40am 25th November Heats are subject to change up to 1.5 hours before the event start time. In cases of discrepancy, the heats draw published at the venue takes precedent. Below should be used as a guide. Follow the build up here. 60m Men – Heat 1 Call room: 15:05 Expected heat time: 15:25 1 Lane No. U.H Name Club PB Rank 1 145 N Pierre Walker King’s 7.18 3 2 4 N Jake Storey Brunel 7.2 4 3 55 N Clyde Anucha QMUL 7.07 1 4 264 N […]


Colin McCourt – the comeback kid

by Emma Butcher in Featured

Lucky LUCA got the chance to catch up with Colin McCourt recently, a former St Mary’s student with bundles of running talent and an interesting challenge on his hands this year. 1. For any readers [...]


  • 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. […]