Alexandra Palace Race Details

January 22, 2017 Emma Butcher

Name: Alexandra Palace LUCA London Colleges League race What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at When is it: 25th January at 3:15p.m. Where is it: Alexandra Palace, starts at Redston Playing Fields. See for travel details How far is it: Around 4km for women and 8km for men Course details: The full details of the course can be found at Registration: Carried out by clubs rather than individuals, so just get […]


Racing in Hyde Park – join in the 69th annual Hyde Park Relays

January 13, 2017 Emma Butcher

Written by the Hyde Park Relay organisers 2pm on Saturday 11th February 2017 will see the running of the 69th annual Hyde Park Relay race – the UK’s largest student relay race – organised by Imperial College London’s Cross Country and Athletics Club.   What are the Hyde Park Relays? The relays involve racing on the paths of the famous Hyde Park. The race will consist of 6x5km chip-timed legs for men’s/mixed teams, with women’s teams running 4x5km laps. Who can compete? A wide range of abilities are welcome to race, with […]


Wimbledon Common LCL Race Report

November 28, 2016 Shala Nourmamode

King’s College London organised the third LUCA LCL cross-country race, which took place on Wednesday 16th of November 2016. Around two hundred students ran the Wimbledon Common XC course, which also incorporated the University of London (UL) and University Hospitals (UH) Championships. The female racers completed a ~5km hilly and muddy lap, while the male competitors ran two laps. With both female and male teams crowned UL Champs, UCL displayed very solid performances. Moreover, the UCL ladies team won the LUCA LCL Wimbledon Common race and are currently standing second in the […]


Wimbledon Common XC Results

November 19, 2016 William Jones

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!


UL XC Champs and Bannister Cup Results

November 16, 2016 William Jones

Two hundred runners turned up on Wednesday afternoon to tackle the gauntlet of the Wimbledon Common XC course, many of whom were also competing in the UL and  UH champs that takes part alongside this LCL race. Following a hasty post-race retreat before the rain arrived a well attended prize giving ceremony was held in the Rose and Crown – much to the delight of all who attended. For those of you who couldn’t make it, here are the top results from the afternoon competitions:   UL Champs, Mens Individual […]


Seek the wombles of Wimbledon at the next LCL race

November 13, 2016 Emma Butcher

Name: Wimbledon LUCA London Colleges League race What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at This race will also encompass the University of London Champs and the Bannister Cup (the latter of which is for medics only) – results for both of these will be process immediately after the race; see below for further details. When is it: 16th November at 3:15p.m. Where is it: Wimbledon Common Where to we meet: Windmill Tea Rooms, Windmill […]


Mitcham Common LCL race report

November 6, 2016 Louise Pech

Last Wednesday, LUCA runners took on the second of the LCL Cross Country meets. The conditions were perfect for great performances on the hills of Mitcham Common. The sun was out, the terrain was not too wet or hard, and the competition was fierce. Ladies completed two 3km laps, while the men had 3 laps to run. On the ladies side, Royal Veterinary College (RVC) put on a show and won the race. Emma Dixon took the lead straight away and came home 1 minute 30 seconds clear of the […]


Mitcham Common LCL: Results Now Online

November 4, 2016 William Jones

Results from the second round of the 2016/17 London College League Cross Country Race at Mitcham Common can now be found on the results page, along with overall team and individual standings. 164 Athletes turned up to represent their colleges on what was a bright and sunny – if cold – day. Congratulations to Paulos Surafel and Emma Dixon who won the mens’ and womens’ races respectively and well done to everyone who competed. See you again in two weeks time for Wimbledon!


Roll up, roll up: Mitcham Common race details 2nd November 2016

October 31, 2016 Emma Butcher

Name: Mitcham Common LUCA London Colleges League race What is it: Part of a series of cross-country races run by LUCA for all students from London universities – see more details at When is it: 2nd November at 3:15p.m. Where is it: Mitcham Common Race HQ: Mill House Ecology Centre, Windmill Rd, Mitcham CR4 1HT Closest train station: Mitcham Junction (from Victoria in 22mins or St Pancras in 39 mins) or Mitcham Eastfields (from Victoria in 19mins or St Pancras in 34mins). Who is it for: Any student from a […]