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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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Rosie rises to the occasion

The Northern Cross Country Championships held  at Knowsley Safari Park greeted visitors with sunshine but as the day wore on rain wind, hail and ankle deep mud provided competitors with the most challenging of conditions. Luckily for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Rosie Johnson she was on first in the Under 17 race. She was already well aware of […]

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Amelia McLaughlin Gold Medal winner at Northern Athletics Indoor Championships 2014

LPS Girls again in form

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women had another great weekend. At the Cardiff Cross Challenge Rosie Johnson represented the North in an inter-Area match. Her controlled running helped her capture fifth place in a strong field. She was first in for the North, a particularly impressive performance as most of the field were in a higher age […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Barrow

Kirsty tackles tough course at Barrow

The January Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match was held at distant Barrow, a deterrent to many competitors. However, this did not stop a Liverpool Pembroke Sefton trio of determined Senior Women making the trip. Over a tough muddy course Kirsty Longley was never challenged and the Merseyside champion claimed yet another victory. With Vicki Jones(20) […]

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Kirsty begins to pull away from Maria at Stadt Moers

Fabulous four at County Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton faced the usual dilemma in the county cross country championships as the Merseysider half of the club headed for Stadt Moers Park while the Lancastrians treked to Blackburn. Merseyside Championships The Merseysider had the better of the day on this occasion with four fabulous individual wins. A mini super star has emerged […]

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Kirsty cautious at Leyland

Kirsty Longley shook off Christmas excesses to race in the Leyland 10K on Boxing Day. The race was in the balance due to icy conditions so Kirsty opted for a modest start as the 300 runners finally took off. Once again she was untroubled by the female opposition winning comfortably in 37.17 and with only 13 […]

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Jade soars to new heights indoors while Rosie is majestic outdoors

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s outstanding High Jump prospect, Jade Murphy, had an afternoon to remember at the Sale Harriers Open Indoor Meet at SportCity, Manchester. Already established as one of the best Under 13 leapers in the country she soared to new heights beating her personal best no fewer than four times to complete a 1.61m. […]

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Kirsty Longley and Sam Wade

The Racing Queen

Kirsty Longley’s long run of success continues. This time the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star was at the Guy`s 10 Mile Road Race at Garstang. This was unfamiliar racing territory and Kirsty was understandably cautious for the first couple of miles. After that she really upped her game and was astonished that some very talented athletes […]

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