luca xc league

The most historic cross country league in London.

The League races are held through terms 1 and 2, in various locations. These are a great chance to give a XC race a try, or to really push on for a podium place.

The races give students the opportunity to race as competitively or socially as they wish in some of London’s finest parks and measure their improvement over the season and years.

Races are typically 4k ish (one lap) for women and 8k ish (two laps) for men.

 And of course, each race is always followed by a well-deserved social. 


Parliament Hill - 18/10/2017

Our home ground and the inaugural event of the season for London university athletes, Parliament Hill always provides a fabulous race over undulating hills.


mitcham common - 01/11/2017

Mitcham Common provides a very interesting race due to the artifical hills that aren't individually overly challenging, however their cumulative effect will be felt. 


wimbledon common - 15/11/2017

Also the University of London Cross Country Championship, Wimbledon Common is a beautiful course that makes you forget we're running in London. 


Alexandra palace - 24/01/2018

With its mud slide of a hill hidden amongst the trees, "Ally Pally" is possibly the most fun of the LCLs by nature of the slip-and-slide running technique adopted by most. 


bushy park - tbc

A welcome break from the hilly races, the final LCL poses a chance to run in one of London's most picturesque Royal Parks. Just watch out for the deer!