Racing in Hyde Park – join in the 69th annual Hyde Park Relays

January 13, 2017 Emma Butcher

Written by the Hyde Park Relay organisers 2pm on Saturday 11th February 2017 will see the running of the 69th annual Hyde Park Relay race – the UK’s largest student relay race – organised by Imperial College London’s Cross Country and Athletics Club.   What are the Hyde Park Relays? The relays involve racing on the paths of the famous Hyde Park. The race will consist of 6x5km chip-timed legs for men’s/mixed teams, with women’s teams running 4x5km laps. Who can compete? A wide range of abilities are welcome to race, with […]


2016 – What a year.

January 9, 2017 Seth Kennard

Another year done and thus marks the passage of time. Right now the afternoons are dark and damp, the trainers lie forgotten and muddy in the corner. Trainers ruefully awaiting the spring and beyond the spring, the warm summer filled with daylight, perfect running conditions and plenty of races. It’s time to start training hard again and if you’re thinking of starting a gym membership  you’re not alone. Google searches for ‘gym membership’ are doubled in January compared to any other time of the year – partly thanks to people trying […]


Use this year to do good: one-off sports volunteering

January 5, 2017 Emma Butcher

With Trump soon to come to power and Brexit on it’s way, we’re all looking for ways to feel a bit happier about 2017. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you. Run! London are looking for volunteers to help out at the Westminster Sports Hall Athletics Competition this month. Dates are as follows and volunteers can sign up for as many/as few days as they are able to: 17th January – 9am – 2pm 18th January – 9am – 2pm 19th January – 9am – 2pm 24th January – 9am […]