Kings/UCL Joint Training Weekend Report

By Dan Richards. Final preparations for LCAS are well underway and the start of spring seemed like a perfect opportunity for another joint KCL/UCL training weekend. After the huge success of the Canterbury training weekend in November hosted by King’s, it was UCL’s turn to host and Brighton was the chosen location. A selection of King’s College London sprinters joined the Athletics team from University College London for a weekend of training, bonding, banter and partying. SMXLL Shortly after arriving and settling in, the group went out for a gentle 6k run and bonding session along the beachfront, with a

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King’s crowned champions of London

King's College London have won the inaugural London Colleges Athletics Series after a triumphant display on track and field at the Millennium Arena. The club defended the lead they secured at the Lee Valley GP against strong opposition from Imperial College London. SLXLM King’s students have been at the forefront of organising the LCAS and will feel proud of their achievements in staging the series, and winning it. The final saw students from across the capital come together to represent their university and compete for individual and team glory. King’s were confident they could win the series championship after leapfrogging UCL

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King’s Secure Southwark Park Athletics Track

King's and Southwark Council have confirmed the club will have co-resident status of Southwark Park Athletics Track. A multi-million pound refurbishment project is underway and the track is planned to open late summer 2015. King's will share the track with their new partners - London City Athletics Club [LCAC]. The upgrade of the track will be delivered in two phases; 1) Refurbishment of the track and infield; 2) refurbishment of the athletics building. Phase 1 will see a brand new six lane track laid down with a grassed central area. The plans allow for a full range of athletics activities to be delivered.

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King’s of the Valley

King's opened up a healthy lead after an impressive performance on track and field at the latest LCAS meet at Lee Valley. Medals came early and in abundance as King's dominated the 1 Mile Championship event which opened the match. Sebastien Zaackowski and Jack Harrison came first and third in the men's competition while Mimi Corden-Lloyd, Laura Deering and Hannah Baynham completed an all King's podium for the ladies. King's, who had struggled for points in the field at previous meetings, were buoyed by the arrival of Emma Passay, Lucien Green and Andrew Seow. Passay (who has recently made the women's rowing

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King’s 8 points adrift after LCAS opener

King's are just 8 points behind rivals UCL at the end of the inaugural LCAS meet at Tooting Bec this weekend. The team beat UCL at varsity but were without some key athletes at last weeks first LCAS meet. King’s took home 144 points compared to UCL’s 152 and Imperials 133. The action started in the 10, 000 championship event with Calvi and Thakshyanee taking silver and bronze respectively. In the men’s race, Kartik Bhasin and Sam Vennin placed 4th and 5th. Over on the field, long-jumpers Mimi Corden-Lloyd, Armelle Folkes and Avni Talsania earned the team a total of

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