About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Kirsty Longley

The phenomenon that is Kirsty

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton has a truly outstanding endurance athlete in the shape of Kirsty Longley. After winning the Birkenhead Park 5 mile road race in 29.47 she was clearly in good form for the next challenge which was the Tour of Tameside Festival of Races. This series, founded by the legendary marathon runner Ron Hill […]

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Joe (50) at the end of the Croxteth Park 10k 2003

Joe McAloon

Joe McAloon former postman, popular figure in local road running circles and ardent Pembrokian has died aged 83. I should be getting used to all this but it still comes as a shock to hear about the death of a contemporary, particularly a character like Joe McAloon. It felt like Joe had been around forever […]

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BMC races – Trafford 3 May 2016

Four of LPS’s middle distance runners travelled to Trafford on Tuesday for the British Milers Club meeting. Superb weather helped bring out some top performances. In the Gold Standard races 18 year old Rosie Johnson opened her track season in the women’s A race. In a small, but high quality field Rosie went with the […]

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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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Sam Latimer

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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