Thursday, August 11

Tag: athletics

A Summer of Sport
Sports & Socs

A Summer of Sport

The summer of 2017 has been extremely successful, both for world sport as a whole and also for British sport. With 3 world championships in the space of a month, athletes and swimmers were able to showcase their talents to audiences in both the UK and Hungary, as well as TV viewers worldwide. Following the success of the British athletes at the Olympic Games in 2016, the world championship teams were obviously eager to keep the success going. And the world was not disappointed. World Para Athletics Championships British Athletics got off to a flying start at London Stadium, as the World Para Athletics Championships got underway. Ending the competition with an amazing 39 medals, Team GB proved that their para athletes are getting stronger every year. One of the stars of the championsh...
Mud, Run, Fun
Sports & Socs

Mud, Run, Fun

Running hasn't always been part of my life. It has only been since coming to Royal Holloway that I started training seriously - mainly because I was rubbish at ball sports and couldn't do a cartwheel to save my life. Back then, however, there was unfortunately no official running club, just a few people who competed because they were very, very good. I did my own training, fell in love with the sport very quickly and soon saw huge improvements. Running helped me to both focus on my studies and gave the opportunity to 'get away from it all.' This has been the first year of RHUL Athletics and Cross Country club and the enthusiasm from fellow students has been overwhelming. Aall abilities are encouraged and welcome to join which promotes a really friendly atmosphere. We now train together ...