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British universities & Colleges Sport

About Athletics

The BUCS Athletics programme attracts over 5000 competitors each year. It provides a competitive environment for elite student athletes and a friendly atmosphere for novices. 

The competitions on offer each year through BUCS are:

  • Cross Country Championships (February)
  • Indoor Athletics Championships (February)
  • 10,000m Championships (April)
  • Outdoor Athletics Championships (May)
  • Combined Events Championships (May - Run by England Athletics)


You can learn more about each competition on the relevant web page as well as past performances in our Archived results section. 

BUCS offers event for athletes with a disability. Visit our Para-Athletics page for more information!

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