About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Baby Girl for at Kirsty

Congratulations to Kirsty Longley who had her second child a baby girl named Elizabeth Anna born at Ormskirk Hospital last week. On behalf of all at LPS we send our best wishes to Kirsty & her partner James on this happy event.

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Amazing run from Sam Wade

The Ormskirk Gingerbread 10k attracted a large number of local athletes. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Sam Wade was immediately prominent among the leading men from the start. The flat course and fine weather contributed to fast times. Sam was never troubled by any of the other females, even chatting to some of the men en route […]

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Dan Slater silver medal 3,000m at England Athletics Under 15s Championships

Dan Slater goes from strength to strength.

Another mature performance from Daniel Slater The Under 15 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete was at Bedford for the England Championships for many an intimidating prospect. He had, of course, experienced a succession of outstanding performances at 1500m but here he was stepping up to 3000m. With a highly successful Triathlon background, including a recent second […]

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Merseyside Grand Prix Final 2 Events

The final 2 events in the 2014 Merseyside Road Running Grand Prix will be held shortly. Merseyvend Halewood 5k hosted by Knowsley Harriers on 6th September Southport Seaside 10k  on 28th September The most recent results and current standings are to be found on the Merseyside County AA Website Awards for Teams, Individuals and Veterans […]

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Club Annual General Meeting 2014

The AGM of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton H&AC will be held Friday 19th September at St Mary’s Millennium Centre West Derby village, commencing at 7.30pm Any nomination for officers should be made to club secretary Wally Bridson by Friday September 5th

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Where are you Kevin Gilligan?

Kevin Gilligan was a famous Pembroke 5K track runner in the 50`s. He won the International University`s 5K title in 1957(about 14.30). He still ranks high in club records with a 14.10 posting. He later emigrated to Canada and the USA. Apparently he was seen at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and was reminiscing about […]

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John Balmer

John Balmer

For those of us around in the late 1960s and early 1970s many will remember John as a gifted distance runner, his light ginger hair, slight frame and his effortless running action were the trade mark  of this popular athlete on the North West road running circuit. John featured strongly in most of the top […]

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Sergeant John Norman

Sefton Harriers Roll of Honour

2014 as we know marks the centenary of the outbreak of WW1 and during the latter part of May this year I had the opportunity to visit some of the WW1 battlefields and cemeteries of Belgium and France. It was of particular interest to me as like many of my generation I can still recall […]

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Merseyside County AA Long service awards

Long service Awards

Merseyside County AA recognised some of its most loyal and long serving officials with a presentation at the County Track & Field Championships at Bebbington Oval on the 17 May. The criteria  for the award was to have given over 25 years service to local athletics as an official

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Sammy Rashid in the race that never was (Sheffield Half Marathon)

Training hard for the Chester half in just under 6 weeks, I decided to do the Sheffield half as part of my preparation, however events took a different course as you may have heard. We lined up ready for the off when the first of a number of delays announcements told us there would be […]

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