Tag Archives | Gilbody

High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Welcome return for Kevin Usher

LPS were at Clarke Gardens for the annual Liverpool and District Cross country championships which date back to 1892. There was a good turn out of members but all eyes were on Kevin Usher who has not competed at this level for over 20 years. At 50 the former class act has certainly not lost […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Under 17 men clinch league title

With the backdrop of the Hall, the tree-lined course and the winter sunshine, Towneley Park proved an ideal setting for race 4 in the Mid-Lancs series of cross country races. Following their success in the county championships the previous week, the U17 men put in another impressive performance. Dan Jones led from start to finish […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
LPS Under 11s

Big turn out of youngsters at Sefton Park

The annual Liverpool Cross Challenge and European Trials at Sefton Park is a joyous cross country celebration bringing to together the best in the country. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton youngsters took advantage of the occasion to show in force as their Mid-Lancs League was incorporated in the various races. The Under 11’s started in a heavy […]

Read full story Comments are closed
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 […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Glenn Sherwin, Joe Gordon, Tom Dickenson, Matt Richardson, Adam Jones

Opening match of the cross country season

The first of the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League matches was held in the Astley Park , Chorley, although runners had little time to admire the magnificent Hall. In excellent weather the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes performed strongly, none more so than Under 17 Adam Jones who ran a mature race beating off the challenge of […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Northern Road Relays, Natterjack 10k & Final Fling

Northern Road Relays, Manchester 26th Sept. With illness and several athletes missing and opting for local road races, the senior men’s team finished a disappointing 85th  place  out of the 107 teams competing in the Manchester sunshine, Super Vet Sammy Rashid was the fastest LPS runner on the day with Jonathan Bride (19.53), Sean Kirkbride (20.00), Danny […]

Read full story Comments are closed