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Rosie Johnson in action at Witton Park

Only for the brave

The Witton Park cross country course is difficult at the best of times but in ferocious weather conditions that changed even during races it was one decidedly only `only for the brave’. Nevertheless the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club provided a clutch of runners that faced the challenge, notably Junior Rosie Johnson, who took on some […]

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Catrina Thomas(27), Philppa Stone(30), Mollie Williams(28) and Rosie Johnson(29)

Rosie second in Ireland, Danny first at Sheffield

Rosie Johnson, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s cross country star, was selected to run for the North of England in Antrim, Northern Ireland in an Under 20 race. She went out hard and could not hold colleague Mollie Williams but in an exciting finish secured a well deserved second spot. Results Meanwhile a group of LPS athletes […]

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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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A sunny day in the park

The Northern Road Relays were held in Blackpool`s Stanley Park in perfect running conditions. For Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes this was a big step up in competition with the flower of the North on show. The best performance probably came from the club`s Under 17 trio of Matt Richardson, Jack Crook and Daniel Jones. Matt […]

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Under 15 Boys take gold

This year’s North West Road Relays took place in the wonderful setting of Edge Hill University and it’s multi-million pounds sports facilities. Over 1,000 runners took part in a series of 8 races with juniors running 2.8K seniors 5K. For most of the races it was wet, windy weather that prevailed. Star club performers on […]

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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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LPS athletes at Ormskirk Parkrun

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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