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Sammy Rashid

Sammy gets call up for Masters Championships

Sammy Rashid’s stunning form has caught the eye of the England selectors for the British Masters 050 Cross Country Championships in Dublin. He is a travelling reserve but is likely to get some sort of race no matter what in the open event. An England vest at 50 is an appropriate reward for a lifetime of […]

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Flossie Dickinson

Mid-Lancs XC opening match & Natterjack 10k

Youngsters shine at Astley Park The first Mid-Lancs cross country fixture took place at Astley Park, Chorley on Saturday. Conditions were ideal for running, although steep slopes, a wooded area and a water crossing ensured no-one emerged mud-free. Star performers for Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton were the U15 boys team with Ross Harrison(5), Adam Jones […]

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Dave McComb & Kia Finch

Kia Finch best ever

Kai Finch, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Under 15 star High Jumper, has had his fair share of disappointment in the current Track and Field season but determination and courage finally won out at the Southport Waterloo Open Track and Field Meeting at Litherland. Untroubled by other competitors he sailed over a controlled 1.80m. This was a […]

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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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Nathan Hilton

A splendid opening match at Edge Hill University`s new track

The new track at Edge Hill University hosted its first big athletic meeting in advance of its formal opening in September. Although a relatively modest Division 2 Match of the Northern League it contained a number of high quality clubs and athletes and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton needed to field a decent squad to uphold their […]

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Clare Constable

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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