169 athletes have entered 357 events and 39 relays at the LUCA Outdoor Series Final this Saturday 27th May. A full list of entries can be found below. Fifteen LUCA teams will go head to head for points in the LUCA Outdoor Series, with UCL firm favourites to win the championship for a second year in a row. Nine University of London clubs will also be competing for the University of London Outdoor Championships, the first time the championships have been held since 2009. Due to low entry numbers in the Hammer […]
Not only did you do it, you did it better than ever before! You jumped further, you ran faster, or you threw further than EVER before! A personal best, a lifetime best, a personal record, however you phrase it those two words make it all worthwhile. Even if this was the first time, it’s official now! You were nervous during the warm up when they told you to “do your best”, but you did exactly that! Maybe that start was perfect, your form was better or you nailed the take-off […]
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.
Name: LUCA Outdoor Series match 1 at Twickenham What is it: Part of a series of track meetings run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at http://www.london-athletics.com/st-marys-2017/ When is it: 18th March Where is it: Twickenham, St Mary’s University track Who can take part: Any London University student! The competition offers a chance for seasoned competitors to try and beat their personal bests, and also for beginners to try out track and field events for the first time! What events are on offer: check out the provisional […]
St Mary’s and Newham will host the first and second outdoor meets of the 2017 outdoor series for the first time. The dates and venues were confirmed at a meeting of club captains last night. Captains gathered at Student Central to vote on proposals at the 5th meeting of the LUCA Council of Members. The council also voted to create a new the University of London Outdoor Championship, which will be nested within the final Outdoor Series meet at the Millennium Arena, Battersea. Battersea has hosted the final since the […]
UCL staged a remarkable comeback to overturn Essex’ lead and win their first LCAS title. The champions were 23 points behind Essex going into the final, but finished the day on 526 compared to Essex’ 489. Reigning champions, King’s claimed their highest points haul but had to settle for second with 505 points. The weather was bright and spirits were high among all 9 teams that took part. Results are available here. More to follow.
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LCAS points have been assigned and the tables updated. Head here for the latest in the series championship. London Colleges Athletics Series Championship
Preliminary results from yesterday’s LCAS meet are now online. LUCA clubs competing alongside athletes in the London Inter-Club Challenge (LICC) which included teams from Oxford, Cambridge and as far as Australia. LCAS standings will be updated later this week.
Mild conditions are expected on Sunday but athletes shouldn’t see any rain. A high of 13 degrees with winds of 8mph are forecast. Two days of rain across Friday and Saturday could mean a wet track and field.