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Own Southern & Jade Murphy medal winners at Sheffield

Southern comfort and Jade joy!

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield brought more quality medals for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The diminutive Owen Southern was particularly impressive in taking the Under 13 High Jump title with 1.45m in spite of being the smallest competitor. Jade Murphy jumping at Under 15 and well under her age grouping leapt 1.55m with a […]

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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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Katie Richardson in action at Sefton Park

Cross country carnival

The Cross Challenge series of high profile races came to Liverpool`s Sefton Park and provided local athletes an opportunity to test themselves against some of the best in the country. In ideal conditions Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Toby Loveridge quickly established himself among the leading pack in the Senior race which incorporated the European trials. […]

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Solid results at Mansfield

The best in the country meet annually at Mansfield to test themselves in the English Cross Country Relays. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton sent four teams. There were two Under 20 Junior squads and James Loftus led for the A team. His time of 9.46 carried him to 51st  followed by Warren Turner on 9.51 who powered […]

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Winners all at Sport City...Zoe Tarrach, Lisa Gawthorne, Kirsty Longley and Maxine Thompson. Is that John Bradshaw in the background finally bowing to `girl power'?

The Great Escape…once more!

Once again there was more than a touch of drama as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went into the last of their Northern League Track and Field matches at Manchester’s Sport City. A slip up and the club would have been humiliatingly relegated from this closely fought division. But as has happened before the members rose to […]

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Joe Milton takes the English Schools 300m title

Stunning weekend for LPS athletes

History was set for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton at the English School`s Track and Field Championships in Birmingham. Two LPS athletes collected the topmost honours. Intermediate Rosie Johnson has come off a highly successful winter programme which included gaining an international vest. She was 8th ranked in the country at 1500m at the start of the […]

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Lisa Gawthorne & Kirsty Longley winner of the 5 & 10k at Sport at the Port

LPS athletes jump to success

It was another successful day for LPS athletes at Lancaster in the Mid-lancs league. The girls won their 3rd consecutive match (201) ahead of Lancaster & Morecambe (125.5), whilst the boys (159)finished 2nd, behind Lancaster & Morecambe (239). Dave McComb’s high jump squad excelled themselves, winning all 6 age groups that they competed in. The […]

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Four happy LPS girls take a break from competition

Isle of Man League Match, Halewood 5k, British Universities Champs and sunny Sefton Park all in busy weekend

Six clubs in the Northern T & F League assembled in the Isle of Man for the first of the seasons` matches. Clearly most clubs had treated this seriously and some had gone to extraordinary lengths to be there. Sadly LPS was an exception with a depleted squad and late withdrawals. However, those that made […]

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Kirsty Longley with Mayor of Halton after her victory in 2013 Bridge Race

On the road with Kirsty, Lisa and Toby

The gap between the cross country and track and field season presents a relaxed opportunity for distance runners to stretch their legs over various road distances. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s most loyal senior, Kirsty Longley, was in action in the Halton Run-the-Bridge 5 miler. Having already in the last 6 months picked up an England O35 […]

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Inter County Cross Country Championships

Ten LPS athletes competed for Merseyside or Lancashire at a very muddy Cofton park in Birmingham. The best individual performance came from Rosie Johnson (U15G)who was 29th & the first Merseyside runner home, but conditions didn’t suit Rosie and although in contention in the first half of the race she couldn’t maintain her position. Toby […]

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