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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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Joe Milton takes the English Schools 300m title

Joe Milton takes national title

In the 2013 season Liverpool Pembroke Sefton sprinter, Joe Milton, was literally unbeaten scooping up every possible title at 300m. Unfortunately 2014 turned out to be something of a disappointment exacerbated by a succession of injuries but Joe relentlessly persisted. The dawn of a 2015 sees a re-vitalised Milton emerge. At the England Athletics Indoor […]

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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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Harry Doran runs 1.52 in the British Championships

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 400m star, Harry Doran, turned his attention to 800m in the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield. He has already shown promise at this distance and although unable to escape his heat came away with an eye-catching time of 1.52.61. He may yet discover this is his most successful distance. Danny Higham also […]

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Kirsty`s back while men win silver at L&D Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Kirsty Longley is an astonishing road running phenomenon. Just 14 weeks after giving birth to her second child she took part in the massively popular Mad Dog 10K Road Race at Southport. She had won this race last year in just over 40 minutes but this time she not only repeated 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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Baby Girl for at Kirsty

Congratulations to Kirsty Longley who had her second child a baby girl named Elizabeth Anna born at Ormskirk Hospital last week. On behalf of all at LPS we send our best wishes to Kirsty & her partner James on this happy event.

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Mid-Lancs Presentation Evening

This was held at the the Bamber Bridge Social Club on Friday night. The senior women were present to receive their bronze medals for finishing third in division one, a year after being promoted from division two, an excellent achievement. The highlight of the evening, as far as the club was concerned, was Kirsty Longley […]

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A splendid occasion!

The recent weather conditions had reduced large sections of the Parbold Hill race to ankle deep mud. But this did not deter some 450 hardy harriers from tackling the six and a half miles course from the Farmer`s Arms in Bispham. The men`s race developed into a titanic struggle between local cross country champion, Richard Burney […]

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LPS 2nd team in 2014 L&D Champs (L to R) Ian Roberts, James Loftus, Ryan Blackwell, Ben Costello, Warren Turner and Stu Haw

Superb packing bags silver

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton have had a lean time in the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships in recent years. But as 16 senior men toed the starting line at Clarke Gardens it was obvious this would be an infinitely better occasion. Quickly to the fore was Ben Costello, a trainee chef who has to fit training around […]

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