At one year old, what next for LUCA?

July 27, 2016 James Findon

LUCA is one year old today. The organisation was launched exactly one year ago when the LCL and LCAS merged. LUCA has since expanded in order to support the development of athletics in the higher education sector in London. Some of the key achievements over the past year include; Hosting the first LUCA Indoor Championship Bringing in new teams into the XC league Organizing the outdoor series Running the Foodbank appeal Establishing ‘Focus Clubs‘ to support developing clubs Funding and organizing an officials course Linking clubs with over £5000 of EA […]


Government Sports Rethink

May 4, 2016 James Findon

MANCHESTER Today I represented LUCA at the A New Strategy for Sport: A Change of Approach conference, hosted by Open Forum Events at the Manchester Conference Centre. The conference had been arranged to discus the government’s new sports strategy that was published by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport back in December. This new strategy had been commissioned by Tracey Crouch MP amidst concerns that the previous strategy had failed the Olympic legacy targets. Figures from Sport England (for the 12 months to March 2015) showed that there were 15.49 […]