Outdoor Series

Details for the first LUCA outdoor track meet

March 11, 2017 Emma Butcher

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 […]


Top GB coach moves to King’s Athletics as new track opens

November 19, 2016 James Findon

Top GB sprints coach, Lloyd Cowan (MBE) has joined King’s Athletics as head sprints coach. Cowan’s move to King’s Athletics also marks his move back to the refurbished Southwark Park Athletics Centre, where he worked for many years before the track fell into disrepair. The track was officially launched this week by leader of Southwark Council, Peter John. On their marks for the official Southwark Park Athletics Track launch https://t.co/i3bnbbs45s pic.twitter.com/IDKHPjZkot — Southwark Council (@lb_southwark) November 16, 2016   The flood-lit, six-lane track forms part of Phase One of plans […]


United Hospitals Athletics at 149 years old

November 7, 2016 James Findon

Before the modern Olympic movement there was the United Hospitals Athletics Club (UHAC). The UHAC itself may no longer be operational, but the United Hospitals Athletics Championships associated with the club are still very much alive. On May 31, 1867, the UHAC was formed at the West Brompton running grounds by Mr S Edwin Jolly. Eligible members were students on a medically-related degree at King’s, Guys, London, St Thomas’s, University College, St George’s and St Mary’s. An annual meeting hosted by the UHAC featured events such as the 100 yards, 250 yards, […]