About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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The courage of Kirsty

Kirsty Longley, the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, has a fearsome competitive reputation but even by her standards the performance in the Lytham 10K was compelling. Comfortably in the lead in the women`s race she ran off course at an un-marshalled point and spent about two minutes finding her way back. Most would have given up […]

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Lisa 2nd in Hyde Park 10k

Results Round Up

It was an eventful weekend for LPS athletes at all points of the compass. James Loftus travelled to Northern Ireland to run the Armagh 10K in memory of his grandfather who was born there. Although pressed hard by a local lad he maintained his consistency throughout and came home the winner in 33.48, a personal […]

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Alan Cadwallader

For those who had the good fortune to be involved with Sefton Harriers in the mid 1970s and throughout 1980s will be saddened to hear of the death of Alan Cadwallader on 21st December aged 78. Alan joined Sefton Harriers in the summer of 1976 at age of 39 which was unusual in those days […]

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Merseyside County Grand Prix 2015

The 2015 Merseyside Road Running Grad Prix dates and races have been fixed and we would encourage members to support this series, the following are the selected races for 2015. March 8                St Helens 10k March 29             Liverpool Half Marathon May ?19               Walton Park 5M June 3                   Birkenhead Park 5M June 14                 R […]

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County Cross Country Championships Entry

The County Cross Country C/ships will take place on Saturday 3rd January 2015. Merseyside is at Sherdley Park, St.Helens Lancashire is at Witton park, Blackburn The closing date is Monday 15th December, you are eligible to enter on the basis of your county of birth or place of residence (minimum of 9 months) If you […]

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Virgin Money London Marathon 2015

The club has been allocated two places for next year’s London Marathon. Could you please let Wally Bridson know by 1st December if you are interested in one of these places. If there are more than 2 applicants then the club will hold a ballot. To be considered you must be a fully paid up […]

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Bertie Knowles is presented with his award by LPS President Charles Gains

Bertie Knowles recognised for his long service

Bertie Knowles was presented with a well earned award from Club President Charles Gains at Beacon Park on 25th October 2014 in recognition of his long service not only to our club but to athletics in general. The award was presented to Bertie just prior to the start of the first L&D of the season. Bertie […]

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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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