Over 200 athletes turned up to race at Wimbledon on Wednesday, which saw the UL and UH XC champs races alongside the regular LCL fixture. Results for this race can now be found on the results page. Furthermore, results for the first two races, and the overall standings, have been updated. See you all again after Christmas for Ally Pally!
My first mass participation race was in 2005, the British 10k race in central London. I didn’t know much about running back then and I certainly didn’t have any tech, just a pair of Nike Free Run’s and bags of enthusiasm! My senses were on high alert with the various sounds and wafts of deep heat spray. People had bottles of homemade energy drinks and gels, and were talking about the route and expected completion times. I remember the shuffling sounds of people and the excited conversations taking place all […]
The only lane 3 beer ‘n cheer in the world is soon to be here. On the 20th May 2017, London’s Parliament hill athletic track is holding their annual ‘Night of the 10,000m’ event. For those who are unsure what this means, spectators stand in lane 3 of Parliament Hill athletics track whilst Britain’s top athletes battle it out over a series of 10,000m races. The event this year also incorporates the IAAF World Athletics Championship Team GB Trials (in London this summer by the way!), the British Championships, […]
Last Thursday, LUCA took part in the national ‘This Girl Can’ campaign with its Neon Rave Run. As noted by a spokesperson of the campaign, This Girl Can was created in response to research revealing “a huge difference in the number of men and women playing sport”. To support the campaign, LUCA organised the girls only neon rave run, which involved a number of universities throughout London coming together in bright neon clothing and celebrating women in sport. It started off outside St Paul’s Cathedral where we were met by a […]