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OUCCC pre-season

Lots of OUAC runners are also members of our sister club – OUCCC. Last week, OUCCC took over a bunkhouse in Bristol, giving them plenty of time to run, eat and socialise. With plenty of new faces, the camp was a great success, despite the best efforts […]

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OUAC Sports Day

During Trinity Term, the stress of exams can start to wear people down. OUAC decided that the way to combat this would be to hold a Sports Day with our sister club OUCCC. We all had fond memories of attempting every event, from trying not to drop a shot-put […]

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Race2Walk at Iffley Road

On Sunday 7th August, Iffley Road hosted Kelly Hayes from NBC sports, who came to Oxford to race an 800 as part of his ‘Running Decathlon’. Raising money for spinal patients (find out more at http://bit.ly/2aDMo78), he is aiming to run 10 of the most prestigious track races ‘half as […]

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OUAC at the Oxford Open Days

Athletes from OUAC will be at the 2016 Oxford University open days on the 29th and 30th June, ready to answer any questions you may have about the club, athletics, or Oxford in general. Come and find us by the Radcliffe Camera! https://goo.gl/maps/sHRGRYCP3Z22 We run a mentoring programme […]

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Varsity Athletics Match Preview

by Alex Howard   On the 7th May, Oxford’s historic Iffley Road stadium will play host to the 142nd Gentlemens and 41st Ladies Athletics Varsity Match. Each of the 20 events (19 in the Ladies match) shall be fiercely contested by 2 athletes from Oxford and Cambridge, […]

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FEAR the Dark Blue Uprising 2015

A draw in the indoor athletics championship leaves Oxford searching for victory in the impending Varsity   As the curtain-raiser of the season for most, FEAR (Field Events And Relays) serves as the indoor athletics Varsity match and gives an indication as to the balance of power […]

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Jumping through the ages

Arthur Westlake Andrews was a member of the club back in 1890 for High Jump and Cross Country, and went on to claim his fame for inventing cliff climbing in Cornwall. Below are some photos of A. W. Andrews and his medal for being runner up in the High Jump discipline. […]

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The 150th Varsity Match

It was a fairy tale ending for the Oxford Men’s Blues team on their home track in the 150th staging of the Oxford versus Cambridge varsity match, as they romped to victory over their light blue Fenland rivals in 108 points to 104. However, Cambridge more than […]

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Committee Election Results

Congratulations to our new committee for the next year: President – Adam McBraida Men’s Blues Captain – Sam Trigg Women’s Blues Captain – Montana Jackson Hon. Secretary – Will Durkin Treasurer – Hugh Baker Men’s Seconds Captain – Freddy Smith Women’s Seconds Captain – Eniola Oyesanya Fixtures […]

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FEAR Results and Report

Unfortunately Oxford did not manage to shoe many Tabs at the annual indoor athletics varsity (FEAR) at Lee Valley last weekend. Although there were many individual event victories, the dark blues’ only overall success came in the men’s relays, where they defeated Cambridge in four events to […]

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