Motspur unveils new kit ahead of summer track season

May 18, 2018 James Findon

Motspur AC, the LUCA alumni club, has revealed its new kit design ahead of the summer track season. The club was founded in 2016 as the official alumni club for all graduates of all LUCA affiliated universities and colleges. Members of the club enjoy free entry to LUCA events. Motspur has expanded its range of kit to include training tops and polo shirts. Errea remains the kit supplier and all purchases can be made direct through KitLocker. Click here to find out more about the club. Kit gallery


Sir Roger Bannister dies aged 88

March 4, 2018 James Findon

Sir Roger Bannister, the first person to run a mile in under four minutes, has died at the age of 88. Sir Roger, who was knighted in 1975, had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease since 2011. The challenge of running one mile in four minutes was considered impossible by many experts. So when Bannister achieved it, at Iffley Road track in Oxford, it was described as the Everest of athletics. His record stood for just 46 days. Arch-rival, John Landy ran 3:57.4 in Finland to set up a much-anticipated clash between […]


Alumni Club Launches Mike Baggs Tribute Fund

August 29, 2017 James Findon

The London Alumni club, Motspur AC, has launched a tribute fund in memory of the late Mike Baggs. Motspur is aiming to raise £500 for the trophy, which will be awarded to the top ranked club at the end of each season. The ranking is based on the performances of the two ‘A’ teams in the cross-country league. […]


Six reasons why you should join Motspur today

June 15, 2017 James Findon

Motspur AC is the official alumni club, exclusively for graduates from LUCA affiliated university athletics clubs. As a member, you’ll get some great benefits, all for just £20 per year. Plus, if you join by the 27th June, you get £5 off your first year. But why should you join? 1. The vests are dope. Super smart, super red, super cheap (just £19) and super comfortable. You should join just for the vest. #redarmy   2. Compete at LUCA for free That’s right, as a Motspur member, you get to compete […]


Motspur President: Parliament Hill race kept me at University

April 22, 2017 James Findon

President of Motspur AC, Glenn Barden reveals that he was close to quitting university in 2008, but running Parliament Hill in the LCL Cross-Country league made him decide to stay. Barden became the first president of the newly formed LUCA alumni club, Motspur, last year. Motspur is exclusively for graduates of LUCA affiliated clubs and offers free entry into LUCA events post-graduation. The former KCL Running president was a keen runner during school, but switched to other sports at age 14. “I fell out of love a bit [with running] and ended up playing […]