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Lisa Gawthorne 2015

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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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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Dan Slater

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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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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Reflections on the Mid-Lancs results

The delayed results of the Mid-Lancs League match, incorporated in the Sefton Park Cross Challenge, are now available. They make interesting reading. The rise of our senior men, second in the Liverpool and District League, is reflected in the broader based Mid Lancs match. Here Ian Roberts(29), Sean Kirkbride(34), Sammy Rashid(39), Stu Haw(48), Aaron Jarvis(52) […]

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Ian Roberts

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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Clark Roberts (usual but effective arm action) first home for LPS at Beacon Park

Clark leads LPS home

The cross country season opened up as usual with league matches, the senior men in the Liverpool and District at Beacon Country Park and the rest of the club at Hyndburn for the Mid-Lancs fixture. The Beacon presented a tough introduction to the months ahead. Clark Roberts, up from Coventry, unexpectedly took up the Liverpool […]

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Lisa Gawthorne, Sam Wade, Lauren Wilson

Successful day at Wigan

The first of the summer’s Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Wigan and over 40 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes took part. For the seniors the 400m specialists Danny Higham(50.1) and Harry Doran(50.9) looked sharp in spite of a strong head wind in the straight. Ryan Backwell was dominant in the 1500m(4.13.5) and […]

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A splendid occasion!

The recent weather conditions had reduced large sections of the Parbold Hill race to ankle deep mud. But this did not deter some 450 hardy harriers from tackling the six and a half miles course from the Farmer`s Arms in Bispham. The men`s race developed into a titanic struggle between local cross country champion, Richard Burney […]

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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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