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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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Jenny silver and Ed bronze at the Northerns

The Northern Under 17 Championships were held at the splendid new sports stadium at Middlesborough. There were two excellent results for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The improving Jenny Pyatt was not quite at her best in the Under 17 Discus but her 38.86m was still good enough for silver. The `glass ceiling’ of 40m still […]

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Nathan Hilton

A splendid opening match at Edge Hill University`s new track

The new track at Edge Hill University hosted its first big athletic meeting in advance of its formal opening in September. Although a relatively modest Division 2 Match of the Northern League it contained a number of high quality clubs and athletes and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton needed to field a decent squad to uphold their […]

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More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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‘Sub 50 Club’

The Northern Track & Field championships took place over the weekend at Sports City in Manchester. Rarely can one club have dominated an event as much as LPS did in the senior 400m event with four athletes reaching the final and all running under 50 sec. Harry Doran was 2nd (47.82), Danny Higham 3rd (48.96),Luke […]

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Harry on targets for trials, Amelia second at Bedford

Harry Doran`s progress as a 800m runner continues. After posting early season times of 1.54 and then 1.51 he went to the British Miler`s Club graded meet at Manchester`s Sportcity. Still learning the two lap event he ran a more balanced race winning in an excellent 1.49.41 which marginally shades his personal best and consolidates […]

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Straight to the top again for Rosie!

The British Milers Club Grand Prix series of graded races inevitably attract some of the country`s finest middle distance athletes, anxious to test their early¬†season form. There were two Liverpool Pembroke Sefton¬†runners at Stretford, Rosie Johnson and Harry Doran. Last year Rosie topped the UK Under 17 rankings at 1500m but this year the 17 […]

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Kirsty Longley gritting her teeth as she comes home to win the Spring 10k at Sefton Park

Late surge at Wavertree takes LPS to third

Long time residents of Division 2W of the Northern Track and Field League, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton will confirm that it is tough league with currently strong in-depth clubs like Liverpool Harriers, an Isle of Man squad and West Cheshire AC. Together with newly promoted St Helens and Rossendale Harriers LPS were expected to make their […]

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Charlotte Mawdsley

Season opens in breezy Blackpool

The Track and Field season kicked off at various venues but principally at a breezy Blackpool for the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club. This was the first of the Mid-Lancs League matches for and there was a decent showing of members pursuing both points and personal bests. Among the numerous performances a number demanded attention. Ranked […]

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LPS girls ‘sensational’

The Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships were at Sefton Park and an `out of the blue’ performance came from the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s six stage team over a combination of short and long stages. Lisa Gawthorne(30.19) led off in an excellent 20th place followed by a very determined Lauren Wilson(15.06) on a short leg, […]

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