Archive | March, 2012

Jai clipped and out

The Northern 12 Stage Championships was at the splendid setting of Sefton Park. Jai Vernon-McGuigan was the nominated Liverpool Pembroke Sefton lead off runner. Given his recent form something special was expected but instead he was accidentally clipped on the heel within a few hundred yards, out of the race with a bad grazing and […]

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Jai Vernon McGuigan 2011

Another stunning run from Jai

Another stunning run from Jai Jai Vernon-McGuigan`s cross country season came to a close at Glasgow’s Rouken Glen. The LPS athlete, representing the North of England, took on some of the nation`s best in the traditional Home Countries international. Barely expected to finish in the first dozen or so of the Under 20 race he […]

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Jack Betney

Jack Betney Former Sefton Harrier and the current President of the Northern Vets Jack Betney died on Tuesday March 15th. Jack was the heart and soul of the Northern Veterans and worked tirelessly for the club and he will be sorely missed. Jack had spent a lifetime in athletics and had been a member of […]

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Jai in fine form at Birmingham

Jai in fine form at Birmingham The weather this winter has been very kind to cross country runners and there was no exception at Birmingham`s Cofton Park for the Inter-counties Championships.The fine conditions and superb organisation contributed to a great televised spectacle. Jai Vernon-McGuigan running for Merseyside had another good run and was not intimidated […]

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Amelia’s Olympic Dream

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton high jumper, Amelia McLaughlin, has gone part way to fulfilling her Olympic dream by being selected for the North West team that will compete in the UK School Games. The venue is the new Olympic stadium in London and Amelia along with the rest of the team will spend 4 days […]

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Success for LPS at Worden park

On Saturday,Athletes from Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton travelled to Worden Park in Leyland for the final race in the Mid-lancs Cross country league;they returned having claimed two league titles & one team bronze. Kirsty Longley showed her usual dogged determination in finishing runner-up in the Senior Women’s race. She was well supported by Zoe Tarrach […]

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Success for LPS at Worden Park

Sammy in Paris Sammy Rashid completed the Paris Half-Marathon in 1.16.13. He was 83rd and 11th in his age group. Apparently it was a chaotic start with many left in queues for toilets etc. Like the the National Sammy found himself adrift and working through back markers. Nevertheless an excellent performance. Amelia’s Olympic Dream Liverpool […]

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