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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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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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Harry Doran runs 1.52 in the British Championships

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 400m star, Harry Doran, turned his attention to 800m in the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield. He has already shown promise at this distance and although unable to escape his heat came away with an eye-catching time of 1.52.61. He may yet discover this is his most successful distance. Danny Higham also […]

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Sale Harriers Open Meeting

There was a pre-Christmas outing for LPS track and field athletes at the Sale Harriers Open Meeting at Sport City. Harry Doran`s 600m in 1.18.47 immediately caught the eye with Sean Bosman on 1.22.87. As usual Dave McComb`s enthusiastic band of High Jumpers were there led by Billy Williams(1.85m) and Kai Finch(1.65m). Owen Southern went over […]

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Silver ladies and bronze boys

The winter season is heralded by the North West Road Relays held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Woodbank Park, Stockport. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s trio of Lisa Gawthorne, Claire Constable and Lauren Wilson were in great form. Lisa led off with a fine time of 14.52 in 20th spot which kept the […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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