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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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Lauren Lewis

LPS championship medals

A busy track & field weekend saw LPS athletes spread over 3 county schools championships and the northern championships at Sports City. At Sports City, 3 senior men qualified for the final of the 400m, with Danny Higham (48.78)taking silver & Harry Doran (48.94). At U20 level, Jenny Pyatt took silver in the Discus (39.37m), […]

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Great club result at home match

The conditions were exceptionally warm at Edge Hill University as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hosted the second of the Division 2 Northern League matches. The local team of helpers organised by Club Secretary, Wally Bridson, put on a brilliantly organised show, impressing the visitors. After a poor showing in the first match, fifth out of the […]

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Kai Finch

Superb High Jumping at Hyndburn

The conditions were good for the third Track and Field League Match at Hyndburn. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton duo of Kai Finch and Owen Southern excelled themselves once more posting new heights that take them into the top reaches of their event nationally . At Under 17 Kai went over 2.00m and Owen was equally […]

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Harry Doran

County glory

County Track and Field Championships are the first serious step for aspiring athletes and medals won frequently herald the start of a successful career. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton collected a hatful of indicators over an inspiring weekend. At Bebington for the Merseyside event the club`s High Jumpers once again delivered in abundance. Under 17 Kai Finch […]

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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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Relay change-over Joe Milton to Luke Edwards

Missing hurdlers… missing points

The conditions were perfect for track and field action at Wigan’s Robin Park. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were up against some very tough opposition in their opening Division 2 fixture of the Northern League. While there were many excellent performances the club failed to fill numerous events and subsided to fifth team on the day. It […]

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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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Owen Southern

Owen Southern reaches for the top

The weather was unexpectedly kind at Blackburn’s Witton Park for the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League match. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a decent turn out although there were numerous unfilled gaps. Probably the best performance came from Under 15 Owen Southern who rose to a magnificent 1.74m in the High Jump, a height that qualifies […]

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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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