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Cheerful and unbowed. The LPS seven at Warrington. (L-R) Peter Gaskell, Rob Parkinson, Mark Wynne, Jonathan Bride, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Bride, Kyle Nicholls

Matt sharp at Warrington

The Northern Athletics Road Relays Championships were once again held at Birchwood, Warrington. LPS were, sadly, only represented by Under 15 Boys and Senior Men. Matt Richardson easily claimed the best performance of the day. Always with the leaders in the U15`s he handed over in 9th spot in 10.18. Tom Jacques was fluent but […]

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Rosie Johnson in action at English Schools May 2014

Amelia and Rosie delight at the English Schools

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were selected by their respective counties to represent them at the highly regarded English Schools Track and Field Championships at Birmingham. Two produced outstanding results. Amelia McLaughlin(Greater Manchester) took the Senior Girls High Jump title with 1.75m and can claim to be the most consistent high jumper on the circuit. […]

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Rosie on top of the rankings

At the Stretford Open Meeting Rosie Johnson ran a superb 4.15.32 1500m to easily top the UK rankings. Naturally it was yet another club record. Rob Parkinson finally broke the 2 minute barrier for 800m with 1.59.71. Jonathan Bride did an excellent 2.02.23 and Jack Crook was also on form with 2.04.19. At 3000m James […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Michael Rimmer Jubilant

The Sainsbury British Athletic Championships and European Trials were again held at Birmingham. Michael Rimmer, who has described this season as `the toughest of my life’ lined up for the unprecedented prospect of taking the national title for the seventh time. After a controlled heat in  1.49.65 he went into the Final against tough opposition […]

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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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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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Stadt Moers Results

Stadt Moers Park in Whiston traditionally provides cross country runners with a roller coaster challenge. For the final race of the local District League Liverpool Pembroke Sefton mustered some 11 runners. Liverpool Harriers have overwhelmed opposition in the past but LPS has begun to field young runners who could rearrange that profile in forthcoming seasons. […]

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