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Hilary Honeyball

Amazing Hilary

Running her first ever marathon, Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athlete, Hilary Honeyball, completed the London marathon in the amazing time of 3:10.53. Hilary was 192nd female runner to finish but 139th in her category (over 35’s). Ben Helme also competed, finishing the course in a time of 3:38.13               […]

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Mark Wynne & Kirsty Longley at Hale

5 miler joy for Kirsty & Mark

The ‘Hale 5 Miler’ took place on Sunday and there was double joy for two Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton runners who produced excellent performances on the day. Kirsty Longley(29.38) was the first female runner home, while Mark Wynne finished in 8th place overall but first over 40 in a new personal best time of 27.16. […]

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Clare Constable

NA Road Relay Championships

This season’s  Northern Athletic relays were held in sun drenched Stanley Park, Blackpool on Saturday. The men were required to run 12 stages with four being long (9.2K) and eight short stages(5K). Mark Wynne led Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton  off on stage one, finishing 37th (32.57) before Harry Doran (17.45) pulled back a few stages […]

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Lisa makes it a double

Lisa Gawthorne has now become the second Liverpool Pembroke athlete to be selected to represent Great Britain at this year’s World Duathlon Championships in Canada in August. Lisa has only just returned from injury but she was determined to succeed when she travelled to Bedford aerodrome last weekend. Not only did she manage to finish […]

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Helen-Sahgal

Helen selected for World Duathlon Championships

Helen Sahgal has been selected to represent Great Britain in this year’s World Duathlon Championships to be held in Penticon, British Columbia in August. Her selection has come after a qualifying round held last weekend in Bedford in what were horrendous conditions. With snow and sleet throughout the competition, conditions were so bad that 21 […]

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Kai Finch

Joe & Kai just miss out on medals

Three Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes made the journey to Sheffield to compete at the England Athletics National Indoor Championships and were unfortunate not come away with at least one medal. Joe Milton was back to his best.His U20 400 metres event required heats and a semi-final but he was up to the challenge.Running 49.68 […]

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Helen Sahgal on her way to victory

Helen Sahgal wins Oulton Park 10K

Helen Sahgal overcame the elements to win the Oulton Park 10 on Sunday. The windy conditions and hilly course did not make for a fast time but her time of 39.08 was 5th overall and over 3 min. ahead of the second lady in the race. Hopefully, Helen can now look forward with confidence to […]

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2241 Dan Slater in action at Nottingham

Nationals provide a testing challenge

‘The Nationals’ are always an eagerly awaited event when the cross country fixtures are first published and this year was no exception. The U17 men’s team from LPS had dominated the local scene and were looking to do well at national level when they travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday. Although, well up […]

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LPS Under 11 boys

Mid-Lancs League & Parbold Hill

Mid-Lancs League The fifth Mid-lancs race of the season took place at the prestigious Rossall School on Lancashire’s Fylde Coast. With a bitterly cold wind blowing from the Irish Sea it was no race for the feint hearted. However, it also coincided with the half-term holidays and led to LPS teams being depleted. Best individual […]

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Imogen wins bronze at Northern Champs

A number of LPS athletes made the journey across the Pennines on sunday to compete in the U15 Northern Indoors Championships. Pride of place went to Imogen Ayres who equalled her championship best performance(1.45m) to win the bronze medal in the high jump. In addition a number of athletes from Phil Whitfield’s coaching group also […]

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