Three silvers at Sheffield

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes collected yet another clutch of medals at the Northern Indoor Athletic Championships at Sheffield. Three silvers would be considered an excellent  day`s haul but Senior Danny Higham(400m in 49.50), Under 20 Joe Milton(400m in 49.38) and Under 17 Kai Finch (High Jump with 1.90m) are of such calibre they will go […]

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Under 17 men clinch league title

With the backdrop of the Hall, the tree-lined course and the winter sunshine, Towneley Park proved an ideal setting for race 4 in the Mid-Lancs series of cross country races. Following their success in the county championships the previous week, the U17 men put in another impressive performance. Dan Jones led from start to finish […]

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LPS silver medal winning team, (L-R) Helen Sahgal, Lisa Gawthorne, Vicky Jones, Kirsty Longley

Double Dan Drama

The county cross country championships saw Liverpool Pembroke Sefton once again head in different directions as the Merseyside contingent were competing at a damp Sherdley Park while the Lancastrians were tackling the unforgiving slopes of Witton Park in Blackburn. The club’s Under 17 Men are flourishing and this was demonstrated by double Dan victories. At […]

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Lisa Gawthorne

Final L&D League Race Beacon Park

The mild weather was the only comfort for the hardy 114 athletes who turned out for the third of the Liverpool and District Cross Country fixtures at Beacon Park. On a tricky and muddy course Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton seniors battled hard but were a distant fifth in the team race as Liverpool Harriers, St […]

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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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LPS Under 11s

Big turn out of youngsters at Sefton Park

The annual Liverpool Cross Challenge and European Trials at Sefton Park is a joyous cross country celebration bringing to together the best in the country. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton youngsters took advantage of the occasion to show in force as their Mid-Lancs League was incorporated in the various races. The Under 11’s started in a heavy […]

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Pembroke Fixture List 1951

Memories… of the way we were

When I hear complaints about the severity of a cross country course note should be taken of what our predecessors considered `proper’ cross country.  A 1951-52 Liverpool Pembroke fixture card gives some idea of what the season looked like. The Calendar Throughout the country the season traditionally began with a massive social run or Monster […]

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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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Arrowe Park 29th October 2016

Dan shows the way

Cuerden Valley Park was an ideal venue for the second Mid-Lancs’s race of the season, with its steep slopes providing a demanding cross country course. It made little difference to Dan Jones who put in a commanding performance to win the U17M race by 14 sec. Brother, Adam was 3rd and with Ross Harrison in […]

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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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