About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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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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England Squad members Rosie Johnson, Daniel Slater and organiser Paul Cotterill get ready to start the event.

Park Run TakesOff

Paul Cotterill, a member of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton, has taken on the responsibility for the Saturday morning Park Run at Edge Hill University. These park runs are a major feature throughout the country and attract runners of all ages and abilities who simply want to stretch their legs or attempt a personal best at the […]

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Mid-Lancs Presentation Evening

This was held at the the Bamber Bridge Social Club on Friday night. The senior women were present to receive their bronze medals for finishing third in division one, a year after being promoted from division two, an excellent achievement. The highlight of the evening, as far as the club was concerned, was Kirsty Longley […]

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Junior Newsletter March 2014

Wally Bridson has produced another newsletter for you all to enjoy.  It cover a wide range of topics and news items. Junior Newsletter March 2014

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Amelia and Michael sparkle indoors

Amelia McLoughlin travelled to Cardiff for the Welsh Indoor Championships. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star took the title with 1.71m. The good news is that she is consistently now over 1.70m and shaping up for a really big leap in the near future. Meanwhile Michael Rimmer was at the televised Birmingham Grand Prix meeting and […]

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Pembroke 1890-1940

After several years of research Charles Gains has written the history of Liverpool Pembroke AC, from our formation, up to the Second World War. 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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Northern Athletics

Northern Athletics is currently facing the prospect of winding up in 2015 due to funding cuts from England Athletics. (see part of their statement on Northern athletics website below. ) “Northern Athletics (NA) was established in April 2007 when the governance of athletics in England was taken over by England Athletics (EA). NA’s forerunner – […]

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