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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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2241 Dan Slater in action at Nottingham

Nationals provide a testing challenge

‘The Nationals’ are always an eagerly awaited event when the cross country fixtures are first published and this year was no exception. The U17 men’s team from LPS had dominated the local scene and were looking to do well at national level when they travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday. Although, well up […]

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Welcome return for Kevin Usher

LPS were at Clarke Gardens for the annual Liverpool and District Cross country championships which date back to 1892. There was a good turn out of members but all eyes were on Kevin Usher who has not competed at this level for over 20 years. At 50 the former class act has certainly not lost […]

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LPS Under 11s

Big turn out of youngsters at Sefton Park

The annual Liverpool Cross Challenge and European Trials at Sefton Park is a joyous cross country celebration bringing to together the best in the country. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton youngsters took advantage of the occasion to show in force as their Mid-Lancs League was incorporated in the various races. The Under 11’s started in a heavy […]

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Northern Road Relays, Natterjack 10k & Final Fling

Northern Road Relays, Manchester 26th Sept. With illness and several athletes missing and opting for local road races, the senior men’s team finished a disappointing 85th  place  out of the 107 teams competing in the Manchester sunshine, Super Vet Sammy Rashid was the fastest LPS runner on the day with Jonathan Bride (19.53), Sean Kirkbride (20.00), Danny […]

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Club Veterans Triumph in Birmingham

Club veterans, Gary Ireland and Dave Brown, competed in the Throws Pentathlon at Solihull at the weekend. The event, which is very popular with throws veterans, consisted of Hammer, Shot, Discus, Javelin and a Weight Throw (thrown like a hammer but much heavier with a short handle). Gary won the V45 category with a good all […]

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Sammy Rashid, Clare Constable & Dave Brown

3 LPS Masters compete in Inter Area Match

LPS had 3 people represent Northern Masters on a warm and breezy day at the EAMA Outdoor Inter Area T&F Challenge a Solihull on 17th July 2016. First up was Clare Constable who won 400m inthe W35-50 category in 62.44 to earn maximum points and her fastest run in 8 years too. Next was Dave Brown […]

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Sammy Rashid 2.45 London marathon

LPS stalwart Sammy Rashid made the trip from his home in Sheffield to last weekend’s London marathon and turned in yet another remarkable performance. Now at the tender age of 51 Sammy ran 2.45.15 which saw him finish 12th in the V/50 Cat. Sammy commented on his run “I managed a pb of 2.45.15 and […]

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Richard Weeks, Aaron Jarvis, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Wynne, Sammy Rashid, Danny Gilbody

Here, there and everywhere!

It was a weekend where Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were literally everywhere. The Liverpool and District Cross Country Championship at Clarke Gardens, founded in 1891,has a strong pull on the emotions. Medals are still important. Richard Burney of Liverpool Harriers was a popular and runaway winner towing his team mates to an easy victory but […]

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Rosie Johnson in action at Witton Park

Only for the brave

The Witton Park cross country course is difficult at the best of times but in ferocious weather conditions that changed even during races it was one decidedly only `only for the brave’. Nevertheless the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club provided a clutch of runners that faced the challenge, notably Junior Rosie Johnson, who took on some […]

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