Ken Davies “Ramblings of a an Old Sefton Harrier”

The Ramblings of a an old Sefton Harrier  Ken Davies Part one I have worked in four countries, 12 cities, had over 30 jobs as a printer (never once sacked or made redundant). Not bad for a lad from Liverpool 8. It all started in 1960, when, after watching the Rome Olympics I got inspired […]

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LPS Under 11s

Big turn out of youngsters at Sefton Park

The annual Liverpool Cross Challenge and European Trials at Sefton Park is a joyous cross country celebration bringing to together the best in the country. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton youngsters took advantage of the occasion to show in force as their Mid-Lancs League was incorporated in the various races. The Under 11’s started in a heavy […]

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Pembroke Fixture List 1951

Memories… of the way we were

When I hear complaints about the severity of a cross country course note should be taken of what our predecessors considered `proper’ cross country.  A 1951-52 Liverpool Pembroke fixture card gives some idea of what the season looked like. The Calendar Throughout the country the season traditionally began with a massive social run or Monster […]

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Lisa and Helen qualify for Team GB

Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal have both qualified to represent Team GB in their respective age groups for the international sprint duathlon championships in Spain next April. The duathlon comprises a 5K run followed by 20K on a bike and finishing with a final 2.5K run. Both raced successfully in the qualifiers at Oulton Park […]

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Arrowe Park 29th October 2016

Dan shows the way

Cuerden Valley Park was an ideal venue for the second Mid-Lancs’s race of the season, with its steep slopes providing a demanding cross country course. It made little difference to Dan Jones who put in a commanding performance to win the U17M race by 14 sec. Brother, Adam was 3rd and with Ross Harrison in […]

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London Marathon Club Entry

The club is entitled to one guaranteed place in the 2017 London Marathon. Club members are eligible to apply for this place, if they have already been unsuccessful through the normal application process. Please apply to the club secretary, Walter Bridson, by Tuesday 1st  December. If there is more than one applicant, then a ballot […]

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Northern Athletics Survey

 May I ask club members to support Northern Athletics in their efforts to secure a future for competition at area level by completing a survey which they are currently hosting.  Please see below. Robbie Wood Northern Athletics Survey In early 2014, Northern Athletics (NA) faced a situation whereby financial reserves would run out within 2 […]

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Glenn Sherwin, Joe Gordon, Tom Dickenson, Matt Richardson, Adam Jones

Opening match of the cross country season

The first of the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League matches was held in the Astley Park , Chorley, although runners had little time to admire the magnificent Hall. In excellent weather the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes performed strongly, none more so than Under 17 Adam Jones who ran a mature race beating off the challenge of […]

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Northern Road Relays, Natterjack 10k & Final Fling

Northern Road Relays, Manchester 26th Sept. With illness and several athletes missing and opting for local road races, the senior men’s team finished a disappointing 85th  place  out of the 107 teams competing in the Manchester sunshine, Super Vet Sammy Rashid was the fastest LPS runner on the day with Jonathan Bride (19.53), Sean Kirkbride (20.00), Danny […]

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Alex Bunclark

Clare claims gold & silver at British Masters

Clare Constable, who has recently joined the Vet45 age category, had a successful weekend at the British Master’s Track & Field Championships held in Birmingham. Clare won the gold medal in the 800 metres with a time of 2:24.02 and picked up a silver in the 400 metres (62.45) Dave Brown (V50)competed in 5 events […]

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