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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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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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Amelia McLaughlin Gold Medal winner at Northern Athletics Indoor Championships 2014

LPS Girls again in form

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women had another great weekend. At the Cardiff Cross Challenge Rosie Johnson represented the North in an inter-Area match. Her controlled running helped her capture fifth place in a strong field. She was first in for the North, a particularly impressive performance as most of the field were in a higher age […]

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Kirsty begins to pull away from Maria at Stadt Moers

Fabulous four at County Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton faced the usual dilemma in the county cross country championships as the Merseysider half of the club headed for Stadt Moers Park while the Lancastrians treked to Blackburn. Merseyside Championships The Merseysider had the better of the day on this occasion with four fabulous individual wins. A mini super star has emerged […]

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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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Katie Richardson in action at Sefton Park

Cross country carnival

The Cross Challenge series of high profile races came to Liverpool`s Sefton Park and provided local athletes an opportunity to test themselves against some of the best in the country. In ideal conditions Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Toby Loveridge quickly established himself among the leading pack in the Senior race which incorporated the European trials. […]

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Maddy Firth-Cook, Kia Cheetham, Ellen Murgatroyd, Megan Barnsley, and Alex Barnsley.

Ladies Day

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were co-hosts of the final Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match at a sunny Beacon Park, Skelmersdale. The dramatic backdrop saw some fiercely contested races in spite of eventual league positions being largely per-determined. It was a particularly good day for the club’s females. The Under 15s were without star Rosie Johnson resting […]

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