Tag : Cross country

Tension mounts for Varsity 2018

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Image Credit [Leeds Varsity] Despite the university year just starting, the University of Leeds sports teams’ preparation are well under way, training hard for their biggest sports extravaganza of the year: Varsity 2018. Occurring on October 2nd and 3rd, it will see a continuation of the University of Leeds and … Read More

Five ways to get fit that will fit your budget

2 years ago / 0 comments

Not everybody wants to pay £173 (at the least!) to exercise. The Edge can be expensive, and in the age of Instagram, where all you see on your screen is beautiful people drinking kale smoothies and working out twice a day, with abs you could grind cheese on and bums … Read More

CROSS-COUNTRY: Leeds go the distance

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds went into BUCS cross country in high spirits following their convincing Varsity victory against Beckett last time out. Strong performances from Susan Partridge and Joe Steward as they claimed the first point of the 2015 Varsity series. Brighton took centre stage in hosting BUCS cross country 2015 as conditions … Read More

Sport | Five more super sports societies at Leeds University

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Last week we brought you five great sports societies at Leeds University, but because there are just so many we decided to bring you even more this week. Take a look at some of the University’s other sports societies below…. Ultimate Frisbee   Ultimate Frisbee is a friendly and sociable … Read More

Sport | Athletes prepare for cross country BUCs championship

5 years ago / 0 comments

Athletes from the University of Leeds are competing at the annual BUCS Cross Country Championships in Stirling on Saturday 1st February. This year the university is represented by 24 athletes, all competing to try to better last years’ performances. Anticipating a strong team performance in the women’s race in particular, the club … Read More

A Walk in the Park

6 years ago / 0 comments

3/5/13 Matthew Evans Race Walking Race walking may not have the prestige or the participation levels that other athletics events enjoy, however the University of Leeds can now boast that it houses the national champion after neuroscience student Bethan Davies finished first at the UK race walking championships. Davies participated … Read More

Running Round-up

6 years ago / 0 comments

Matthew Evans 1/3/2013 Cross Country This weekend saw various running events taking place across the country with a number of cross country members representing the University of Leeds. A handful made the journey up to the last big event of the season – the English National Cross Country Championships in … Read More

Leeds’ Raven Warded off Gold

6 years ago / 0 comments

  This weekend proved to be a successful one, in what has proved to be a fruitful season so far for LUUCCC. A sunny saturday afternoon marked the Braids Hill fell race in Edinburgh which consisted of a 3 mile loop which involved running up to a summit via testing … Read More

Crookes shepherds in a silver

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Last Saturday was Leeds University Cross Country Club’s latest expedition, this time to Durham, which provided a challenging course that had both road and muddy track sections, and a tough hill at about 2km. It was one 4.5km lap for the ladies and a lap and a bit (including … Read More

Cross Country Team Wether’ The Storm

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Last Saturday marked the return of the cross country season for the University, with a good group of runners taking part in the West Yorkshire League. The race took place in Wetherby over a tough undulating course that was 7km for the women and 9km for the men. In … Read More