About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Congratulations to Caroline Watkins

Congratulations to former Sefton Harrier Professor Caroline Watkins who was made a Dame in the New Years Honors List. Caroline was given the award a DBE (Dame of British Empire) for services to nursing and care – having spent 40 years caring and researching. Caroline is the only stroke care professor in the UK and […]

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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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Pembroke History Part 2 (1940-1960)

After several more years of research Charles Gains has completed the second part of the history of Liverpool Pembroke AC, from 1940 to 1960.  The link below will bring up an illustrated pdf document. Take a little time to read the story; it goes a long way to explaining the character our club has now. […]

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Mid-Lancs finale sees LPS success

The Mid-Lanc’s cross country season reached its climax at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday and it proved a successful day for Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton. The U15B were hoping to consolidate their 3rd place position in the league, but they went one better and their second place finish on the day clinched them the silver […]

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Norman Wilson 1931-2017

Funeral Details Friday 10th March 1pm Springwood Crematorium, Springwood Avenue, Liverpool,L25 7UN. Followed by refreshments at the Crown Plaza Liverpool Aerodrome, Speke L24 8QD Please note parking is free if you give your registration number to reception on arrival. Norman Wilson, who was one of the most influential figures in Sefton Harriers’ history during the […]

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LPS Club Records Updated

The club records pages have been fully updated with all the results from 2015 and 2016. If you spot anything incorrect please contact Dave Brown

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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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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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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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