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Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

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Kai Finch

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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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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Northern Road Relays, Natterjack 10k & Final Fling

Northern Road Relays, Manchester 26th Sept. With illness and several athletes missing and opting for local road races, the senior men’s team finished a disappointing 85th  place  out of the 107 teams competing in the Manchester sunshine, Super Vet Sammy Rashid was the fastest LPS runner on the day with Jonathan Bride (19.53), Sean Kirkbride (20.00), Danny […]

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Helen Sahgal, Kirsty Longley, Lisa Gawthorne

Senior Women find a silver lining

This year’s North West Road relays were held on the woodland trails of the Delamere forest in Cheshire. With younger athletes taking a month’s break before the start of the cross country season, LPS teams were in short supply. This event also incorporates the county championships and the U13 boys team of Jack Hitchmough, Thomas […]

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Joe Milton (400m)& Luke Edwards taking the baton for the final leg of 400m relay

The sun shines on LPS

It was a glorious summer’s day when LPS competed in their third Northern League fixture at Longford Park in Stretford on Sunday. There was a welcome return to competition for both Charlotte Christian who wonthe ‘B’ Hammer (24.53m) & Discus (19.69m)and Ruth Doran who won the Shot(10.10m). They were well supported in the throws department by […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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Richard Weeks, Aaron Jarvis, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Wynne, Sammy Rashid, Danny Gilbody

Here, there and everywhere!

It was a weekend where Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were literally everywhere. The Liverpool and District Cross Country Championship at Clarke Gardens, founded in 1891,has a strong pull on the emotions. Medals are still important. Richard Burney of Liverpool Harriers was a popular and runaway winner towing his team mates to an easy victory but […]

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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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Flossie Dickinson

Mid-Lancs XC opening match & Natterjack 10k

Youngsters shine at Astley Park The first Mid-Lancs cross country fixture took place at Astley Park, Chorley on Saturday. Conditions were ideal for running, although steep slopes, a wooded area and a water crossing ensured no-one emerged mud-free. Star performers for Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton were the U15 boys team with Ross Harrison(5), Adam Jones […]

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