UCL aim for third consecutive Outdoor Series title

April 12, 2018 James Findon

The fourth LUCA Outdoor Series gets underway this Sunday at Parliament Hill. Reigning champions, UCL will claim home advantage as they attempt an assault on an unprecedented third consecutive series title. The club has every right to feel confident after securing a double indoor championship victory in November and finishing first and second in the Men’s and Women’s LUCA XC league respectively. On returning to the venue where they beat King’s in a convincing varsity performance last month, UCL president Henry Murdoch said “UCL are undefeated at athletics over the […]

Commonwealth games

21st Commonwealth games athletics: the story thus far

April 11, 2018 Daniel Woodburn

With the 21st edition of the Commonwealth games well underway on Australia’s Gold Coast, we have already been treated to some brilliant showdowns and individual performances in track and field. The Australian contingent is thriving off home support and has landed an impressive eight gold medals, eight silvers and six bronzes at the time of publishing. Their total of 22 is twice as many as their next closest rivals, Jamaica, who surprisingly obtained one of their golds in the women’s 3000m steeple chase. Earlier today, Aisha Praught put in a […]


Drizzle can’t dampen vet’s race

April 11, 2018 Seth Kennard

The Hawkshead Hobble, held at the RVC Hawkshead campus, took place on Sunday 8th April. In total 71 runners started and finished the course. Light drizzle throughout the day and a wet and muddy course made the run even more challenging, but it was thoroughly enjoyed (and endured) by all. The organising team are grateful to all of the RVC staff that supported the race as well as all the RVC student marshals who guided runners around the course and helped tremendously with the post-race clean-up. The race, now in […]

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LUCA Awards and AGM: Save the date

April 9, 2018 James Findon

LUCA is proud to announce preliminary details of this years AGM, awards and afterparty. The AGM and awards evening will be held at Bush House on Sunday 27th May. King’s College will host the evening at the newly refurbished Bush House, Aldwych, WC2B 4RD The event will start with the AGM at 3pm. Everyone is invited to attend. The meeting will start with the executive committee presenting an overview of the year and the results of the competition surveys. Members can submit motions to be debated and voted on at the […]


LUCA to build new athletics stadium

April 1, 2018 James Findon

LUCA has submitted plans to build a new athletics stadium in the heart of London. The outdoor stadium will be the centrepiece of a major new athletics complex which will include an indoor 200m track, strength and conditioning gym, swimming pool and a variety of bars and restaurants. Members of LUCA affiliated clubs will be able to use the facilities for free. UKA Athletics have already expressed interest in using the training facilities. The stadium itself will boast a capacity of 67,000, placing it in direct competition with London Stadium […]