About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Ken Davies “Ramblings of a an Old Sefton Harrier”

The Ramblings of a an old Sefton Harrier  Ken Davies Part one I have worked in four countries, 12 cities, had over 30 jobs as a printer (never once sacked or made redundant). Not bad for a lad from Liverpool 8. It all started in 1960, when, after watching the Rome Olympics I got inspired […]

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Lisa and Helen qualify for Team GB

Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal have both qualified to represent Team GB in their respective age groups for the international sprint duathlon championships in Spain next April. The duathlon comprises a 5K run followed by 20K on a bike and finishing with a final 2.5K run. Both raced successfully in the qualifiers at Oulton Park […]

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London Marathon Club Entry

The club is entitled to one guaranteed place in the 2017 London Marathon. Club members are eligible to apply for this place, if they have already been unsuccessful through the normal application process. Please apply to the club secretary, Walter Bridson, by Tuesday 1st  December. If there is more than one applicant, then a ballot […]

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Northern Athletics Survey

 May I ask club members to support Northern Athletics in their efforts to secure a future for competition at area level by completing a survey which they are currently hosting.  Please see below. Robbie Wood Northern Athletics Survey In early 2014, Northern Athletics (NA) faced a situation whereby financial reserves would run out within 2 […]

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North West Counties Road Relays 2016

NORTH WEST COUNTIES ROAD RELAYS 2016 At Delamer Forest, Linmere, Cheshire, CW8 2JD Saturday September 10th Directions (approx.. travel time 1 hour) M57 to Knowsley Expressway (A5300), Speke Road (A562) & A533 to A557 in Runcorn. Then take the A56 & B5132 to Linmere where there is a Pay & Display car park. On arrival […]

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21st Annual General Meeting 2016

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton H&AC will be hosting its Annual General Meeting on Friday 16th September 2016 at Edge Hill University commencing at 7.30pm. The venue will be the upstairs classroom in Sporting Edge. All members are welcome to attend, but only fully paid up members & Life Members are entitled to vote If you […]

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Free Tickets to Home International

I have been asked by EA to make you aware of the above meeting which takes place on the evening of the 17th August at Sports City in Manchester. The event will see an England team take on Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland & a GB Junior team. Tickets are priced at £5 for adults & […]

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Sammy Rashid, Clare Constable & Dave Brown

3 LPS Masters compete in Inter Area Match

LPS had 3 people represent Northern Masters on a warm and breezy day at the EAMA Outdoor Inter Area T&F Challenge a Solihull on 17th July 2016. First up was Clare Constable who won 400m inthe W35-50 category in 62.44 to earn maximum points and her fastest run in 8 years too. Next was Dave Brown […]

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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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