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The Magnificent Seven

The club is pleased to announce that seven athletes will be competing in this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships in Gatesheadon Thursday & Friday July 10/11th. This is the highlight of the season for any young athlete who have to meet the qualifying standard for their event before they are even considered for […]

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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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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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Kia Finch (109) and Owen Southern (167)

A good day at the Oval

The Merseyside Track and Field Championships were held at Bebington Oval, the weather and conditions perfect for top class performances from Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Once again 17 year old Rosie Johnson was in superb form. Her 800m was virtually a time trial as she went for a personal best. Sustaining a high tempo throughout […]

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Kirsty Longley gritting her teeth as she comes home to win the Spring 10k at Sefton Park

Late surge at Wavertree takes LPS to third

Long time residents of Division 2W of the Northern Track and Field League, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton will confirm that it is tough league with currently strong in-depth clubs like Liverpool Harriers, an Isle of Man squad and West Cheshire AC. Together with newly promoted St Helens and Rossendale Harriers LPS were expected to make their […]

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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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Amelia McLaughlin in action at Scottish Champs

Amelia joins the 1:80 club

Amelia McLaughlin, the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton High Jump star, has had  a month she will never forget. After taking the Northern title with a personal best leap of 1.77m she proceded to the Czech Republic at the invitation of England Athletics with a group of other selected athletes. In somewhat bizarre circumstances she nevertheless cleared […]

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Amelia McLaughlin

Amelia soars to new heights

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield herald the start of the 2015 serious stuff for aspiring track and field athletes. After a long quiet period Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s High Jump star, Amelia McLaughlin,  is back with a bang. Now consistently over 1.80m in training she not unexpectedly took the title with 1.77m, well clear of any […]

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Silver ladies and bronze boys

The winter season is heralded by the North West Road Relays held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Woodbank Park, Stockport. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s trio of Lisa Gawthorne, Claire Constable and Lauren Wilson were in great form. Lisa led off with a fine time of 14.52 in 20th spot which kept the […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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