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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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Charlotte Mawdsley

Season opens in breezy Blackpool

The Track and Field season kicked off at various venues but principally at a breezy Blackpool for the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club. This was the first of the Mid-Lancs League matches for and there was a decent showing of members pursuing both points and personal bests. Among the numerous performances a number demanded attention. Ranked […]

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Disappointing day at Blackburn

The prestigious English Schools Cross Country Championships came North to Blackburn`s notoriously tough Witton Park. After some successful years in this competition Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had rather lukewarm time. Inter Daniel Slater`s fantastic run of success came to an end even though his 18th spot would be considered respectable by most standards. His other Merseyside […]

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LPS Under 15 Boys Ross Harrison Adam Jones Joe Martin

U15B Win Mid-Lanc’s Cross Country Title

Ryelands park Lancaster was the setting for the final race in the Mid-lanc’s cross country league. Although conditions underfoot were firm it was extremely blustery. The focus was on the U15B team who knew that victory on the day would guarantee them the team title and they didn’t disappoint. With 4 of the team competing […]

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Daniel Jones in action at Parliament Hill Fields

Daniel on his way up

Parliament Hill Fields, with a panoramic view of London much favoured by film producers, was the backdrop for the National Cross Country Championships. The best result for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came in the shape of Ormskirk School pupil, Daniel Jones. Daniel was discovered running the Saturday morning Park Run at Edge Hill University. His transfer […]

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Rosie well clear of the field at Burnley

The conditions for the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match at Townley Park, Burnley were bitterly cold and windy. This did not deter the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes who made the trip and some good results ensued. After a comfortable win in the Merseyside Championships Rosie Johnson was clearly using the Under 17 race as preparation […]

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Dan Slater

Rosie and Dan take county titles

The first challenge of the year for cross country runners is the county championships. This always sees Liverpool Pembroke Sefton split down the middle as runners head in different directions. The Merseyside contingent was at Sherdley Park, St Helens. This occasion was marked by two convincing victories. At Under 17 Rosie Johnson, top of the […]

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Reflections on the Mid-Lancs results

The delayed results of the Mid-Lancs League match, incorporated in the Sefton Park Cross Challenge, are now available. They make interesting reading. The rise of our senior men, second in the Liverpool and District League, is reflected in the broader based Mid Lancs match. Here Ian Roberts(29), Sean Kirkbride(34), Sammy Rashid(39), Stu Haw(48), Aaron Jarvis(52) […]

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