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Disappointing day at Blackburn

The prestigious English Schools Cross Country Championships came North to Blackburn`s notoriously tough Witton Park. After some successful years in this competition Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had rather lukewarm time. Inter Daniel Slater`s fantastic run of success came to an end even though his 18th spot would be considered respectable by most standards. His other Merseyside […]

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Daniel Jones in action at Parliament Hill Fields

Daniel on his way up

Parliament Hill Fields, with a panoramic view of London much favoured by film producers, was the backdrop for the National Cross Country Championships. The best result for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came in the shape of Ormskirk School pupil, Daniel Jones. Daniel was discovered running the Saturday morning Park Run at Edge Hill University. His transfer […]

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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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Another great win for Dan

LPS athlete, Dan Slater, is having a wonderful cross country season. The Sacred Heart, Crosby pupil had already established himself as on of the country’s best Under 15 runners by winning the English Schools Cup title and coasting to the Merseyside crown. But the Northern Championship at Pontefract could still have provided a stiff challenge. […]

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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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Dan takes the English Schools Cross Country Cup title

Daniel Slater, the in-form Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete, was faced with the choice of running in the major Cross Challenge races at Sefton Park or representing his school in the English Schools Cross Country Cup final in Newquay. His school loyalty won out and he made the trip to Newquay with his Sacred Heart, Crosby […]

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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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Silver ladies and bronze boys

The winter season is heralded by the North West Road Relays held this year in the beautiful surroundings of Woodbank Park, Stockport. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s trio of Lisa Gawthorne, Claire Constable and Lauren Wilson were in great form. Lisa led off with a fine time of 14.52 in 20th spot which kept the […]

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Northern Athletics Champion Dan Slater

Dan`s the man!

While the athletic fraternity`s attention was focused on the European Championships it was business as usual for the next generation, especially those who opted into the Northern Under 15 and 17 Championships held at Wigan. Pride of place for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes was Daniel Slater who took the Under 15 1500m title. In windy […]

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