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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Sammy Rashid 2.45 London marathon

LPS stalwart Sammy Rashid made the trip from his home in Sheffield to last weekend’s London marathon and turned in yet another remarkable performance. Now at the tender age of 51 Sammy ran 2.45.15 which saw him finish 12th in the V/50 Cat. Sammy commented on his run “I managed a pb of 2.45.15 and […]

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Maureen Wood

It is with great sadness we hear of the passing of Mrs Maureen Wood on 11th March 2016 after a lengthy battle with dementia. Maureen, and all three of her her daughters Jackie, Claire and Barbara, were heavily involved with the Pembroke side of the club for many years. She started out as a runner […]

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MID-LANCS CANCELLATION

Following heavy overnight rain, the river in Cuerden Valley Park has  overflowed causing extensive flooding. Consequently, the final Mid-Lancs cross country race scheduled for Saturday 5th March has had to be cancelled.

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Drama at Sheffield

Michael Rimmer has  experienced some drama in his lengthy middle-distance career and the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield provided another fraught chapter. Michael had declared himself in the best shape for five years and had enjoyed a series of good performances prior to this event. In a heat of the 800m he trounced the opposition […]

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Good times from Jonathan and Jack

Saturday saw LPS’s Jonathon Bride make an early start to take part in the Ormskirk 5km Park Run at Edge Hill. Going with the pace from the start, Jonathon maintained contact with the leading group and, despite helping a first-time runner take the right direction, managed to come home 2nd in a new pb of […]

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Road Running Group

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton would like to start a road running group which could stand alone or link in with the track-based groups at the club. The group could be for any level from beginners to more experienced runners. If you are an existing coach or you’d like to move in to coaching we’d love to […]

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Colleges and Schools Cross Country races

Wednesday 14 October saw several LPS athletes representing their colleges and schools in cross country races. Charlotte Mawdsley and Jack Crook both ran in the North West Colleges cross country championships. Charlotte came 4th and Jack 7th. Both will now represent the North West in the National Colleges champs in April next year. Wednesday was […]

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Virgin London Marathon 2016

The Virgin London Marathon takes place on Sunday 24th April and the club is to receive ONE guaranteed entry for the race. If any paid up member is interested in this entry then please contact club secretary, Wally Bridson, BY 1st November. If there is more than one applicant, then a ballot will be held.

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Hollymount 10k

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Hollymount 10k, to be held on the 15th November in County Mayo, Ireland. The event was was the brain child of the late Tom Riley and his brother Sean. Tom was professor of sport science at Liverpool John Moores university, Tom had a vast knowledge of endurance related […]

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Cobden get together

There was a get together of a group of former/active L&D athletes on the 24th September 2015 at the Cobden Vaults in Woolton. A good evening was had by all with many laughs and stories swapped.

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