One week to go before the LUCA Indoor Competition!

November 20, 2016 Shala Nourmamode

With the Cross Country season now in full swing, get ready for the first Track & Field competition of this academic year! The 2nd annual LUCA indoors event, hosted by the Lee Valley Athletics Centre, will launch the beginning of the track competitions for this 2016 – 2017 season. UCL won the last Indoors and Outdoors LUCA competitions and have set high standards for the season ahead. This athletic year promises a tougher fight and UCL will have to be even better to keep the highly coveted crown on Jeremy Benthams’ head […]


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, […]