Sammy Rashid 2.45 London marathon

LPS stalwart Sammy Rashid made the trip from his home in Sheffield to last weekend’s London marathon and turned in yet another remarkable performance. Now at the tender age of 51 Sammy ran 2.45.15 which saw him finish 12th in the V/50 Cat. Sammy commented on his run “I managed a pb of 2.45.15 and […]

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Individual awards went to Adam Jones (U15B -silver)& Ross Harrison (U15B - bronze)

Ian wins Jacobs Leg-it 10K

Ian Roberts obviously likes this race having won it before. It starts and finishes at Edge Hill University and covers surrounding roads and tracks. He had things pretty much the same as previously coming home first in a decent 35.10. Richard Weekes was 5th on 37.43 and Chris Pedder 12th and 1st O55 in 41.15. […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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Jenny Pyatt

Jumpers hit the heights at Wavertree

Liverpool Harriers once again held their pre-season open meets at Wavertree. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton jumpers were there in force and came away with a clutch of medals and personal bests. At Under 17 Jorden Pilkington outclassed her rivals with a 1.55m leap while Sadie McNulty tied for first at Under 15 with 1.45m. In an […]

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LPS Tee-shirt 2016

LPS Technical tee-shirts

The club has a supply of technical t-shirts for sale. (£12) -They are available in sizes from 32in. to 44in, there is also a limited supply of T-shirts with Jumps Squad on the back available in sizes from 32in to 40in. If you are interested in buying one then let me know what size you […]

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James Loftus and Mark Wynne battle it out at Halewood

A wet start at Blackpool

Blackpool was the venue for the first track & field meeting in the  Mid-Lancs league. Persistent rain throughout made conditions difficult for athletes. Forty six Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes competed and the club showed its dominance in a number of events. Luke Edwards (49.80) led the club to a 1,2,3 in the men’s 400 […]

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The Jack Price story: a revised view of the 1908 Olympic marathon

This is the story of an extraordinary man, or rather the beginning of the story of an extraordinary man. Although he has been dead some 50 years, additional information, amazingly, continues to emerge to this day. This account reiterates the main events in his life but focuses principally on trying to draw out the depths […]

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Dan collects gold for England

The multi-talented Daniel Slater received a call-up to the England team for the Home Countries Schools Cross Country International match at Falkirk. He closed in sixth and collected a gold medal as a member of in the winning England squad. Having already achieved similar honours at Triathlon the day draws near when he will be faced with […]

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The courage of Kirsty

The Liverpool Half Marathon attracts a huge and talented field. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, was hopeful once again of a high finishing spot. True to form she took on the best of the women but an unfortunate late choice of footwear, it can happen to the best, meant she blistered early. In spite […]

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Maureen Wood

It is with great sadness we hear of the passing of Mrs Maureen Wood on 11th March 2016 after a lengthy battle with dementia. Maureen, and all three of her her daughters Jackie, Claire and Barbara, were heavily involved with the Pembroke side of the club for many years. She started out as a runner […]

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