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Rosie Johnson on her way to the silver medal at English schools

Double International selection

For youngsters the peak of cross country running is the English Schools Championships, this year at Castle Donington. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton ace, Rosie Johnson(Merseyside), was expected to do well after a strong performance in the Inter-county event previously but she exceeded expectation by running brilliantly and taking the bronze medal in the Intermediate Girls event. […]

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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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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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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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Jade soars to new heights indoors while Rosie is majestic outdoors

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s outstanding High Jump prospect, Jade Murphy, had an afternoon to remember at the Sale Harriers Open Indoor Meet at SportCity, Manchester. Already established as one of the best Under 13 leapers in the country she soared to new heights beating her personal best no fewer than four times to complete a 1.61m. […]

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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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Kirsty Longley in action for England

Girl pride!

Kirsty Longley claimed yet another England vest as she competed in the British and Irish Masters Championships in Cardiff. The fast cross country course was not to her liking but she nevertheless finished a highly creditable 10th overall and 6th in her age category. The bonus was that she was a counter in the victorious […]

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Solid results at Mansfield

The best in the country meet annually at Mansfield to test themselves in the English Cross Country Relays. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton sent four teams. There were two Under 20 Junior squads and James Loftus led for the A team. His time of 9.46 carried him to 51st  followed by Warren Turner on 9.51 who powered […]

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