About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Club’s Annual General Meeting Notice

the annual general meeting of Liverpool Pemebroke & Sefton H&AC will be held on Friday 18th September at St.Mary’s Millennium Centre, West Derby Village. If anyone has any resolutions they wish to put forward could they send them to Wally Bridson, no later that Tuesday 1st September.

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Alan Cooper visiting the grave of former Sefton Harrier Noel Chavasse VC & Bar MC

Noel Chavassee VC & Bar MC

Alan Cooper an old friend of ours from the Sefton Harriers days was recently on a touring holiday in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium and on the way back he made a Sefton Harriers pilgrimage to Noel Chavasse’s grave. Noel died as a results of injuries sustained at the Battle of Passchendaele on the 4th August […]

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Trafford Grand Prix

Trafford Grand Prix – 21 JULY There was a strong contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes at the Trafford Grand Prix on 21 July. The meeting opened with a series of 3000m races.  In race 1 James Loftus,running in his first 3000m of the year, finished 21st in 9.08.34. In race 2 Kyle Nicholls finished […]

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Rosie second in Lausanne

Rosie Johnson was invited to run in the highly prestigious Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. She was in the Under 20 1500m alongside team mate Bobby Clay. Clay simply ran a way from the field for what was described as a `clinical victory’. Her time was 4.16.88. Rosie meanwhile was in a tough battle with […]

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Cobden get together

There is a get together for any old members of Sefton, Pembroke and any other of the local clubs planned for the 24th September at 8pm in the Cobden Vaults in Quarry Street, Woolton.  The Cobden has a fine selection of  hand pulled beers and I would be grateful if members could spread the word […]

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Jack Tustin(1933-2015)

Jack Tustin has died after a stroke. He was very much a part of the successful Pembroke club especially during the 1950s. He was rather overshadowed at the time by a lot of talented athletes but was, nevertheless, a decent performer and a regular team counter. I was in the same class at the Liverpool […]

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Junior Newsletter

Wally Bridson has produced another newsletter for you all to enjoy.  It cover a wide range of topics and news items. Sorry for delay in publishing but I have only just received this edition. LPS Junior Newsletter April 2015

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Press/website reports: Job vacancy

Charles Gains will be gradually stepping down from this position and the club will be looking for a replacement by 2016. Charles requires an assistant who is prepared to work with him and learn the ropes. It would suit a young person who might have a journalistic career in mind. Modest beginnings like this can lead to higher things! […]

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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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