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About us

Athletics & Cross Country is an inclusive and welcoming club, which provides opportunities for all. Across our multiple sessions, we offer group training catered to sprints, middle and long-distance for all ability levels.

Whether you want to gain fitness, compete in nationwide competitions against the very best, or just run for fun, we can guarantee that Athletics & Cross Country will be the club for you.


Our membership cost is just £35 per year. For this one-off price, we provide members with our training sessions and entry to compete and travel to competitive fixtures, on top of additional training once a week at Thames Valley Athletics Track.

Overall, we will provide you with the chance to stay fit and healthy, improve as a runner, allow you to gain competitive experience, and introduce you to a variety of different students from all around the world.

Events and Activities

Over the course of the next year members can expect:

  • On-campus training on Mondays and Thursdays, track training on Wednesdays
  • Opportunities for any member to compete in the London-wide LUCA competitions and the national BUCS championship
  • Regular club socials including karaoke, themed parties, our annual Christmas meal, Secret Santa, and regular awards nights to recognise our members’ achievements.
  • Amazing new experiences (Ex. 2019 trip to Edinburgh to compete at BUCS)
  • Finally, we want to assure you that we will provide a safe and risk-free environment for all members to train. We have registered first aiders on our committee.

Contact Us

We are super excited to welcome our new members to our Athletics family! The committee are happy to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to get in touch with us via our Facebook and Instagram accounts, or simply drop us an email at

We look forward to meeting you at our committee welcome and Q&A session on Zoom during the first week of term. See you soon & stay healthy!


  • Athletics - Standard Membership£35.00


  • Athletics Vest£25.00
Cross Country Captain
Andre Pereira Carneiro
Andrew Woods
Jock Stancer
Social Secretary
Sajia Huq
Track Captain
Lauren Matthews
Alastair Copland
Vice President
Adam Phillips
Volunteering & RAG Secretary
Beverley Gauld