More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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Gordon Evans

Gordon Evans

Gordon Evans started his athletic career as a sprinter. The records are a bit thin and we can only presume he was a modest performer. However, he dearly loved the Pembroke club and for decades he would turn up to support. Gradually he drifted into officiating and with his great friend Duncan Brown became an […]

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Lisa Gawthorne second female in the New York, New Hyde Park 5K

Four Star Ladies

There was a time when Liverpool Pembroke Sefton AC was overwhelmingly a mens club but those are now distant days. The females have come into their own and currently garner just as much success as their male counterparts. Lisa Gawthorne epitomises the modern professional. She combines a highly successful business career with training and racing […]

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Cobden get together

There is a get together for any old members of Sefton, Pembroke and any other of the local clubs planned for the 24th September at 8pm in the Cobden Vaults in Quarry Street, Woolton.  The Cobden has a fine selection of  hand pulled beers and I would be grateful if members could spread the word […]

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The Magnificent Seven

The club is pleased to announce that seven athletes will be competing in this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships in Gatesheadon Thursday & Friday July 10/11th. This is the highlight of the season for any young athlete who have to meet the qualifying standard for their event before they are even considered for […]

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Kirsty Longley powers to victory in Hyde and take the Tour of Tameside title

The courage of Kirsty

The Tour of Tameside which has a series of races on successive days was a popular feature of yesteryear. This year it was reborn after a 14 year gap. It consists of a 6 mile fell race on the Friday evening, a half marathon on the Saturday and concludes with another 7 mile road race […]

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Jack Tustin(1933-2015)

Jack Tustin has died after a stroke. He was very much a part of the successful Pembroke club especially during the 1950s. He was rather overshadowed at the time by a lot of talented athletes but was, nevertheless, a decent performer and a regular team counter. I was in the same class at the Liverpool […]

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‘Sub 50 Club’

The Northern Track & Field championships took place over the weekend at Sports City in Manchester. Rarely can one club have dominated an event as much as LPS did in the senior 400m event with four athletes reaching the final and all running under 50 sec. Harry Doran was 2nd (47.82), Danny Higham 3rd (48.96),Luke […]

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Disappointing day at Leigh

The second of the Northern League Track and Field meetings(Division 2W) was at Leigh Sports Village. After an exciting first match the `unavailable’ list had lengthened and the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were struggling to cover events particularly the female ones. The male sprinters delivered with Adam Thomson(23.3) and Jesse Roberts(24.5) doubling up in the […]

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Rosie to compete in Diamond League match

The current form of Rosie Johnson has caught the eye of the British selectors and she has been picked to run in the Under 20 1500m race in Lausanne, Switzerland. Along with Invicta`s Bobby Clay she will take on the best in Europe prior to the start of the main meeting on July 9th.

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