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Lisa Gawthorne, Sam Wade, Lauren Wilson

Successful day at Wigan

The first of the summer’s Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Wigan and over 40 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes took part. For the seniors the 400m specialists Danny Higham(50.1) and Harry Doran(50.9) looked sharp in spite of a strong head wind in the straight. Ryan Backwell was dominant in the 1500m(4.13.5) and […]

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Lisa Gawthorne and Vicki Jones at the Inter-counties Championships

Rosie recovers pride at Birmingham

Cofton Park, Birmingham provided the usual muddy terrain for the Inter-counties Cross Country Championships. A county representative call-up is still an honour athletes treasure and no fewer than eleven Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runners heeded the call. The most outstanding result came from Under 17 Rosie Johnson(Merseyside) who threw off a disappointing performance in the National […]

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LPS 2nd team in 2014 L&D Champs (L to R) Ian Roberts, James Loftus, Ryan Blackwell, Ben Costello, Warren Turner and Stu Haw

Superb packing bags silver

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton have had a lean time in the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships in recent years. But as 16 senior men toed the starting line at Clarke Gardens it was obvious this would be an infinitely¬†better occasion. Quickly to the fore was Ben Costello, a trainee chef who has to¬†fit training around […]

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Kirsty begins to pull away from Maria at Stadt Moers

Fabulous four at County Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton faced the usual dilemma in the county cross country championships as the Merseysider half of the club headed for Stadt Moers Park while the Lancastrians treked to Blackburn. Merseyside Championships The Merseysider had the better of the day on this occasion with four fabulous individual wins. A mini super star has emerged […]

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Jade soars to new heights indoors while Rosie is majestic outdoors

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s outstanding High Jump prospect, Jade Murphy, had an afternoon to remember at the Sale Harriers Open Indoor Meet at SportCity, Manchester. Already established as one of the best Under 13 leapers in the country she soared to new heights beating her personal best no fewer than four times to complete a 1.61m. […]

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Kirsty Longley in action for England

Girl pride!

Kirsty Longley claimed yet another England vest as she competed in the British and Irish Masters Championships in Cardiff. The fast cross country course was not to her liking but she nevertheless finished a highly creditable 10th overall and 6th in her age category. The bonus was that she was a counter in the victorious […]

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Maddie Firth-Cook

Pride Restored!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men have not done well in the local district cross country league for many years which is dominated by Liverpool Harriers. As teams turned up at Arrowe Park for the first match of the winter season there was no reason to think things would be any different this time around. However, […]

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Lisa Gawthorne and James Loftus October 2013

Double Delight at Gingerbread 10k

The annual Gingerbread 10K took place on Sunday around the streets of Ormskirk and attracted 240 entries A well organised race started & finished at the cricket club and it was a double delight for LPS athletes. First home was 17 year old James Loftus (34.47)who is rapidly developing into an excellent middle distance athlete. […]

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Winners all at Sport City...Zoe Tarrach, Lisa Gawthorne, Kirsty Longley and Maxine Thompson. Is that John Bradshaw in the background finally bowing to `girl power'?

The Great Escape…once more!

Once again there was more than a touch of drama as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went into the last of their Northern League Track and Field matches at Manchester’s Sport City. A slip up and the club would have been humiliatingly relegated from this closely fought division. But as has happened before the members rose to […]

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Joe Milton takes the English Schools 300m title

Stunning weekend for LPS athletes

History was set for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton at the English School`s Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. Two LPS athletes collected the topmost honours. Intermediate Rosie Johnson has come off a highly successful winter programme which included gaining an international vest. She was 8th ranked in the country at 1500m at the start of the […]

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