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Helen Sahgal, Kirsty Longley, Lisa Gawthorne

LPS trio triumph at Christleton

Set in the picturesque Cheshire countryside, the Christleton 5K race has the reputation of being one of the fastest courses in the north west. It was no exception on Friday, when Kirsty Longley’s time of 17.02 not only broke the club record but it also put her top of the UK rankings for her over […]

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LPS trio fly the GB flag

Three LPS athletes represented Great Britain at this year’s European Duathlon Championships which were held at Soria in central Spain at the weekend.All competitors were required to 5km, followed by a 20km cycle before completing the event with a 2.5km run. Running at altitude, in what were very windy conditions and an extremely hilly terrain, […]

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Lisa makes it a double

Lisa Gawthorne has now become the second Liverpool Pembroke athlete to be selected to represent Great Britain at this year’s World Duathlon Championships in Canada in August. Lisa has only just returned from injury but she was determined to succeed when she travelled to Bedford aerodrome last weekend. Not only did she manage to finish […]

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LPS silver medal winning team, (L-R) Helen Sahgal, Lisa Gawthorne, Vicky Jones, Kirsty Longley

Double Dan Drama

The county cross country championships saw Liverpool Pembroke Sefton once again head in different directions as the Merseyside contingent were competing at a damp Sherdley Park while the Lancastrians were tackling the unforgiving slopes of Witton Park in Blackburn. The club’s Under 17 Men are flourishing and this was demonstrated by double Dan victories. At […]

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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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Lisa and Helen qualify for Team GB

Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal have both qualified to represent Team GB in their respective age groups for the international sprint duathlon championships in Spain next April. The duathlon comprises a 5K run followed by 20K on a bike and finishing with a final 2.5K run. Both raced successfully in the qualifiers at Oulton Park […]

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Arrowe Park 29th October 2016

Dan shows the way

Cuerden Valley Park was an ideal venue for the second Mid-Lancs’s race of the season, with its steep slopes providing a demanding cross country course. It made little difference to Dan Jones who put in a commanding performance to win the U17M race by 14 sec. Brother, Adam was 3rd and with Ross Harrison in […]

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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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Owen Southern

Owen Southern reaches for the top

The weather was unexpectedly kind at Blackburn’s Witton Park for the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League match. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a decent turn out although there were numerous unfilled gaps. Probably the best performance came from Under 15 Owen Southern who rose to a magnificent 1.74m in the High Jump, a height that qualifies […]

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Success at Ormskirk 10K

There was some excellent performances by Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton runners in the Ormskirk 10 held on Sunday. Aaron Jarvis narrowly missed first place by 2 sec (35.28)and a resurgent Mike Bride finished 5th (37.45),with Joe Chadderton 35th (45.30) However, Lisa Gawthorne stole the show by being the first female runner home (42.22)to claim the […]

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