Adam continues his cross country journey

The English Schools Cross Country Cup series went to Bolton for the North West Finals. In the Intermediate Boys race the exuberant Adam Jones was always on hand and collected an excellent fourth spot. He helped Ormskirk School to finish second overall and qualify for the Grand Final at Bedford in December. Coach John McCarten […]

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Ken Beisty

Jim `Kenny’ Beisty

Kenny Beisty aged 81 has died at his home in Newcastle, New South Wales. He managed to be both a normal and extraordinary man who grew up in a relatively impoverished area of Bootle. Inspired by the exploits of Emil Zatopek, Olympic gold medallist, he found his way to the Liverpool Pembroke club in 1952 and thereafter, […]

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Outdoor 5km and Indoor 1000m

Four members of LPS travelled to Halewood for the monthly 5km road race on 7 November. In his first time in the event, U20 Jonathon Bride blasted away from the start before settling into his race pace.  A final sprint brought him home for a 5km pb in 17 minutes 29 seconds, finishing 2nd overall […]

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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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Cross Country Round Ups

A new star for LPS Traditionally the first of the Liverpool and District Cross Country League matches was held over the demanding Beacon Country Park course. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men have signed a new member in the shape of Richard Weeks who has arrived in the district from Bristol. Showing maturity he quietly established […]

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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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Virgin London Marathon 2016

The Virgin London Marathon takes place on Sunday 24th April and the club is to receive ONE guaranteed entry for the race. If any paid up member is interested in this entry then please contact club secretary, Wally Bridson, BY 1st November. If there is more than one applicant, then a ballot will be held.

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Sammy Rashid

Sammy gets call up for Masters Championships

Sammy Rashid’s stunning form has caught the eye of the England selectors for the British Masters 050 Cross Country Championships in Dublin. He is a travelling reserve but is likely to get some sort of race no matter what in the open event. An England vest at 50 is an appropriate reward for a lifetime of […]

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Hollymount 10k

2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Hollymount 10k, to be held on the 15th November in County Mayo, Ireland. The event was was the brain child of the late Tom Riley and his brother Sean. Tom was professor of sport science at Liverpool John Moores university, Tom had a vast knowledge of endurance related […]

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Happy Birthday LPS 20 Years Old

Astonishingly LPS is 20 years old on October 1st! We thought we would like to let newer members know a little bit more about how the club came into being. The following is taken from this website Run through a brick Wall: A sideways look at the history of Liverpool Pembroke Athletic Club (1890-1995). Look […]

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