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 […]
Imperial College London Athletics have announce the date for Hyde Park Relays. The annual relays, the largest student relays in the UK, will be held on the 3rd March 2018. The event sees over 600 competitors take on a 5K in central London’s Hyde Park. Athletes compete in men’s/mixed teams of six and women’s teams of four. The event is a highlight of the university athletics calendar and attracts student athletes from across Europe. Following the race, teams are invited back to Imperial for food and the medal presentation. All competitors […]
Battersea’s Millennium Arena will once again host the LUCA Outdoor Series final tomorrow. UCL are expected to win the series but there will be plenty of drama in the individual events and between teams competing for the University of London Outdoor Championship. If the UofL championships had been held at Twickenham or Woodford, UCL would have won both times. However, LSE and King’s have increased the size of their teams for tomorrow’s meet. Barts will also be competing for the first time. Points for the UofL champs are calculated in the same […]
The May bank holiday weekend brought much excitement for student athletics in the form of the BUCS outdoor athletics championships. There were spectacular performances from students around the UK, including new records in the Pole Vault (well done to Adam Hague with 5.35m), Hammer (well done to Taylor Campbell of Loughborough with 73.40m), as well as both the seated discus and shot put for Vanessa Wallace (F34) and Stacie Gaston (F57) in their respective categories. Being LUCA though, we want to give a great big shout-out to the students of […]
Results from yesterday’s LUCA Outdoor Series Stage 2 meet are now online. The series standings, including team and athlete standings can be found here. Downloadable (excel) results can be found there too. Results will soon be listed on the thepowerof10. UCL extended their lead and LSE came second at stage two to become level with King’s overall. The third and final LUCA Outdoor meet will take place at Battersea on the 27th May. This will also incorporate the University of London Outdoor Championships.
UCL have defended their LUCA and UL title. The 2015 winners won the David Morgan Cup, given to the team with the most points, with a total of 38 points. King’s had 33 and Brunel 30. They won the UL trophy by a single point, clinching the prize in the final event of the day from King’s. King’s won the 149th United Hospitals Shield by a margin of 50 points to RVC’s 32. A full report will follow. Results listed here.