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Owen Southern

Owen Southern reaches for the top

The weather was unexpectedly kind at Blackburn’s Witton Park for the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League match. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a decent turn out although there were numerous unfilled gaps. Probably the best performance came from Under 15 Owen Southern who rose to a magnificent 1.74m in the High Jump, a height that qualifies […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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Jenny Pyatt

Jumpers hit the heights at Wavertree

Liverpool Harriers once again held their pre-season open meets at Wavertree. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton jumpers were there in force and came away with a clutch of medals and personal bests. At Under 17 Jorden Pilkington outclassed her rivals with a 1.55m leap while Sadie McNulty tied for first at Under 15 with 1.45m. In an […]

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The courage of Kirsty

The Liverpool Half Marathon attracts a huge and talented field. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, was hopeful once again of a high finishing spot. True to form she took on the best of the women but an unfortunate late choice of footwear, it can happen to the best, meant she blistered early. In spite […]

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Rimmer progresses

Michael Rimmer, multiple winner of the UK 800m title, has had a few difficult years due to injury. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete now looks to have put that behind him after a succession of good Indoor performances starting in Germany, then Ireland and recently at the televised Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow. Facing an […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Parbold

Kirsty Queen of the Hill

The hugely popular Parbold Hill Race, superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary Harriers, enjoyed its 46th year. Held over a tough 7 mile multi-terrain course it is a challenge that appeals to a cross-section of the running fraternity. The mud was again there but the weather was kind and 442 completed. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Kirsty […]

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Richard Weeks, Aaron Jarvis, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Wynne, Sammy Rashid, Danny Gilbody

Here, there and everywhere!

It was a weekend where Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were literally everywhere. The Liverpool and District Cross Country Championship at Clarke Gardens, founded in 1891,has a strong pull on the emotions. Medals are still important. Richard Burney of Liverpool Harriers was a popular and runaway winner towing his team mates to an easy victory but […]

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Catrina Thomas(27), Philppa Stone(30), Mollie Williams(28) and Rosie Johnson(29)

Rosie second in Ireland, Danny first at Sheffield

Rosie Johnson, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s cross country star, was selected to run for the North of England in Antrim, Northern Ireland in an Under 20 race. She went out hard and could not hold colleague Mollie Williams but in an exciting finish secured a well deserved second spot. Results Meanwhile a group of LPS athletes […]

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U17W (silver medal) L-R Morag Molyneux, Flossie Dickinson, Anna Hulme, Charlotte Mawdsley

Dan and Rosie conquer the mud to take county titles

The Merseyside contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at a very muddy Arrowe Park for the County Cross Country Championships. Dan Slater continued his amazing form in the Under 17 men`s race. After a drawn out battle with local rival Ford of Liverpool Harriers his superior strength came into play and he surged away to […]

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Dan Slater on his way to a fast time at Ormskirk

Festive Fives!

For endurance runners the festive season is far from an opportunity to simply indulge as New Year cross country championships immediately follow. In preparation Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were singly or collectively churning out the miles on the road or on the steep slopes of Beacon Country Park. There were, however, a scattering of 5K […]

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