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Amazing comeback from Michael Rimmer

After a modest performance in the British Championships the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 800m star, Michael Rimmer’s chances of selection for the World Championships in Beijing were all but written off. He needed to prove himself fast enough for the selectors. He did this in no uncertain style in Madrid. In a race packed with talented […]

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Rosie second in Lausanne

Rosie Johnson was invited to run in the highly prestigious Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. She was in the Under 20 1500m alongside team mate Bobby Clay. Clay simply ran a way from the field for what was described as a `clinical victory’. Her time was 4.16.88. Rosie meanwhile was in a tough battle with […]

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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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Kirsty Longley powers to victory in Hyde and take the Tour of Tameside title

The courage of Kirsty

The Tour of Tameside which has a series of races on successive days was a popular feature of yesteryear. This year it was reborn after a 14 year gap. It consists of a 6 mile fell race on the Friday evening, a half marathon on the Saturday and concludes with another 7 mile road race […]

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Disappointing day at Leigh

The second of the Northern League Track and Field meetings(Division 2W) was at Leigh Sports Village. After an exciting first match the `unavailable’ list had lengthened and the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were struggling to cover events particularly the female ones. The male sprinters delivered with Adam Thomson(23.3) and Jesse Roberts(24.5) doubling up in the […]

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Rosie to compete in Diamond League match

The current form of Rosie Johnson has caught the eye of the British selectors and she has been picked to run in the Under 20 1500m race in Lausanne, Switzerland. Along with Invicta`s Bobby Clay she will take on the best in Europe prior to the start of the main meeting on July 9th.

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Kia Finch (109) and Owen Southern (167)

A good day at the Oval

The Merseyside Track and Field Championships were held at Bebington Oval, the weather and conditions perfect for top class performances from Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Once again 17 year old Rosie Johnson was in superb form. Her 800m was virtually a time trial as she went for a personal best. Sustaining a high tempo throughout […]

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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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The courage of Kirsty

Kirsty Longley, the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, has a fearsome competitive reputation but even by her standards the performance in the Lytham 10K was compelling. Comfortably in the lead in the women`s race she ran off course at an un-marshalled point and spent about two minutes finding her way back. Most would have given up […]

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