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LPS girls ‘sensational’

The Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships were at Sefton Park and an `out of the blue’ performance came from the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s six stage team over a combination of short and long stages. Lisa Gawthorne(30.19) led off in an excellent 20th place followed by a very determined Lauren Wilson(15.06) on a short leg, […]

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Daniel Jones in action at Parliament Hill Fields

Daniel on his way up

Parliament Hill Fields, with a panoramic view of London much favoured by film producers, was the backdrop for the National Cross Country Championships. The best result for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came in the shape of Ormskirk School pupil, Daniel Jones. Daniel was discovered running the Saturday morning Park Run at Edge Hill University. His transfer […]

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Another great win for Dan

LPS athlete, Dan Slater, is having a wonderful cross country season. The Sacred Heart, Crosby pupil had already established himself as on of the country’s best Under 15 runners by winning the English Schools Cup title and coasting to the Merseyside crown. But the Northern Championship at Pontefract could still have provided a stiff challenge. […]

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Rosie and Dan take county titles

The first challenge of the year for cross country runners is the county championships. This always sees Liverpool Pembroke Sefton split down the middle as runners head in different directions. The Merseyside contingent was at Sherdley Park, St Helens. This occasion was marked by two convincing victories. At Under 17 Rosie Johnson, top of the […]

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Dan Jones, Daniel Slater and Matt Richardson 10th team at the English Cross Country Relays at Mansfield and second Northern club

Daniel and Rosie among the best!

The English Cross Country Relay Championships at Mansfield are always an exciting introduction to the season, attracting the nation`s very best. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton duo of Daniel Slater and Rosie Johnson excelled in their respective age groups. Daniel led for LPS in the Under 15 race and handed over third(6.15.50) in a nail-biting finish […]

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Owen Southern High Jumper winner at Bebbibgton

Busy weekend as LPS athletes compete at Northern Champs and County Schools

LPS athletes were spread far and wide on a busy weekend of athletics. The county schools held their championships at Bebington Oval, Blackpool & Stretford, whilst juniors and seniors competed for northern titles at Sports City. A number of athletes were keen to ensure they achieved the qualifying standard for the prestigious English Schools Championships […]

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Another knife-edge day for LPS

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton seniors approached the first of the Northern Track and Field matches of the season at Stretford with several members missing due to the clash with the British Universities Championships. The first meeting has usually proved disastrous for LPS but the squad looked marginally stronger on this occasion. What was not taken into […]

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Lisa Gawthorne and Vicki Jones at the Inter-counties Championships

Rosie recovers pride at Birmingham

Cofton Park, Birmingham provided the usual muddy terrain for the Inter-counties Cross Country Championships. A county representative call-up is still an honour athletes treasure and no fewer than eleven Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runners heeded the call. The most outstanding result came from Under 17 Rosie Johnson(Merseyside) who threw off a disappointing performance in the National […]

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Disappointing turn out at the Nationals

The course and conditions were good for the National Cross Country Championships at Wollaton Park, Nottingham.  Unfortunately there was a poor turn out from Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runners. The best result came from Under 17 Rosie Johnson who was a good 23rd but there will be tinge of disappointment in this as Rosie had run confidently in claiming […]

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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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