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 […]
Last weekend, the annual pilgrimage to Sheffield for BUCS indoors returned as on Friday the 15th, the weekend marking the opening of the athletics season kicked off at 13:00 with the Men’s 60m heats on the track. With 109 entries, it was the most contested event of the Championships. Friday saw the heats, semi-finals and Finals for the men’s and women’s 60m sprints and hurdle races, the 800m heats and for the field events, the weekend started with the Triple Jump and Shot Put pool stages. For the Women’s 60m sprint, […]
We are pleased to confirm the final details for tomorrow’s Indoor Championships at Lee Valley: Entry lists can be found here – please let us know if anything’s wrong! The final timetable can be found under Indoors Final Timetable Heats draws will be available on the indoors page later today. They’ll also be found up on the wall on the day. Withdrawal of athletes – there will be a withdraw sheet on the day. Withdrawn athletes will still be charged. Substitutes may be allowed under the discretion of the race manager. To withdraw in […]
Last Sunday, over 250 athletes travelled to Lee Valley Athletics Centre to compete in the LUCA Athletics Championships. Best of luck to all competing @LUCA_athletics @LeeValleyAC today 👍👏 https://t.co/wvMLX3KiNn — Seb Coe (@sebcoe) November 27, 2016 The morning got off to a great start with Sebastian Coe (IAAF president) wishing those competing the ‘Best of Luck’ via twitter. The event itself was a combination of three different championships: the LUCA Indoor Athletics Championships, the University of London Intercollegiate Championships, and the 149th United Hospital Athletics Championships. With three titles and […]
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.
This Sunday, 250 athletes will descend on Lee Valley for the second LUCA Indoor Championships. Seventeen clubs have entered the championships with athletes entering a record 403 events. The championships also mark the first race for the newly formed LUCA alumni club, Motspur AC. The Indoor Championships are actually three separate championships rolled into one. Here’s a little explanation.. LUCA Indoor Championship (David Morgan Cup) Simply, this is for the club with the most points. Easy, right? Individual medals are awarded in this championship too. University of London Intercollegiate Championship Just […]
Two-hundred and forty eight athletes have registered for LUCA Indoor Championships. Registration is now closed and no late entries will be considered. Teams may substitute athletes in the same event on the day. University College are the current champions of LUCA Indoor and holders of the University of London Intercollegiate Trophy. Imperial are holders of the United Hospitals Shield.