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Another good day for LPS Harriers

The final fixture of the Liverpool and District Cross Country League was held at Stadt Moers Park, Whiston in excellent conditions. There was little doubt that Liverpool Harriers would take the title once more but this season has seen Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men turn out greater numbers, reflected in improved standing. Although short of […]

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Great turn out for LPS senior men at Sefton Park

Sefton Park once again was the perfect scene for the Cross Country Challenge gathering incorporating the European Trials with the best in the country facing the Starter. For Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men the target was the Liverpool and District league match incorporated in the event. LPS had a bumper turn out with 16 completing […]

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Angela Delaney, Lisa Gawthorne, Tracy Peters first three women in Southport 5k

A good day out at the seaside

A clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes made their way to Southport for the Sandgrounder 10K and 5K. James Loftus demonstrated talent at 10k road running by coming home second in 34.56. Not far adrift was new member Korey Hallett-Blanch in third with 35.10. Mark Wynne`s progress continued as he recorded 35.52 in fifth spot. […]

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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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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 inĀ  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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