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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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Lisa Gawthorne second female in the New York, New Hyde Park 5K

Four Star Ladies

There was a time when Liverpool Pembroke Sefton AC was overwhelmingly a mens club but those are now distant days. The females have come into their own and currently garner just as much success as their male counterparts. Lisa Gawthorne epitomises the modern professional. She combines a highly successful business career with training and racing […]

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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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Harry on targets for trials, Amelia second at Bedford

Harry Doran`s progress as a 800m runner continues. After posting early season times of 1.54 and then 1.51 he went to the British Miler`s Club graded meet at Manchester`s Sportcity. Still learning the two lap event he ran a more balanced race winning in an excellent 1.49.41 which marginally shades his personal best and consolidates […]

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Kai Finch clears 1.75

Kai Finch moves up amongst the elite

The Mid-Lancs League Match at Litherland was virtually a home match for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton AC and was massively supported by the club. The were numerous excellent performances but the stand-out achievement has to be Under-15 Kai Finch who easily took the Under 15 High jump with a massive leap of 1.75m. This takes him […]

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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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Lisa 2nd in Hyde Park 10k

Results Round Up

It was an eventful weekend for LPS athletes at all points of the compass. James Loftus travelled to Northern Ireland to run the Armagh 10K in memory of his grandfather who was born there. Although pressed hard by a local lad he maintained his consistency throughout and came home the winner in 33.48, a personal […]

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LPS girls ‘sensational’

The Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships were at Sefton Park and an `out of the blue’ performance came from the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s six stage team over a combination of short and long stages. Lisa Gawthorne(30.19) led off in an excellent 20th place followed by a very determined Lauren Wilson(15.06) on a short leg, […]

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