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Joe Milton with his gold medal

A superb season for Joe Milton

Three members of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton duly made the long trip to Bedford for the England Athletic Championships for Under 15 and Under 17`s with the trio all having realistic medal prospects. Joe Milton has already had a truly outstanding season and has never been headed in his favourite 300m event. With controlled heat times […]

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Huge disappointment for Michael in Moscow

After having to run a super fast time of 1.45.47 to qualify for the semis in the opening rounds of the 800m in the World Athletic Championships in Moscow Michael Rimmer was clearly up against what was going to be an unexpectedly top quality event, even without the presence of the world record holder David […]

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Graeme and Michael at the Anniversary Games

Graeme Ballard was among the many athletes returning to the Olympic Stadium for the Sainsbury`s Anniversary Games. Following his bronze medal in the previous week’s IPC World Championships he was clearly in fine form and relishing the televised occasion in front of a 60,000 sell-out crowd. His T36 100m Final provided him with an opportunity […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

Rimmer takes another title

Michael Rimmer was at Birmingham on the hottest day of the year for the British 800m Championships and World Championship trials. Having successfully negotiated his heat in 1.48.86 he found he had to work a lot harder in the final. With 250m to go he was well clear of his rivals and although tying up […]

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Rimmer tops outdoor rankings

Michael Rimmer was in Doha for the first of the Diamond League matches. Olympic Champion and World Record holder, David Rudisha, was hot favourite for the 800m and duly delivered emphatically in 1.43.87. Michael was in the following clutch of runners that battled it out eventually giving way marginally to two other Kenyans,Mohammed Aman (1.44.21) […]

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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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Mike Rimmer

Michael to represent GB and NI in the European Championships

Michael Rimmer has been selected to represent GB and NI for the European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden on 1-3 March. Currently ranked No 1 in Europe he has a great opportunity of medalling once more at this level.

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Rimmer resurgent

After a disappointing Olympics Michael Rimmer is back with a bang. At the British Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham he lined up with some formidable 800m opponents including Abubaker Kaki(Sudan) twice winner of the World Indoor title and Andrew Osagie, Olympic finalist and the man who in 2012 took away from him his outdoor national […]

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Rosie triumphs again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to Lancaster University for another Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match. Rosie Johnson was again in splendid form taking the Under 15 race and leading Anna Hulme(8), Charlotte Mawdsley(12), Corinne Mawdsley(13) and Jessica Gonzalez-Green(21) to team success. With one match to go they are assured of league victory, an age group the […]

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Pride Restored

After a disappointing Olympics it would have been understandable if Michael Rimmer had called it a day for the season. However, he bounced back in the Samsung Diamond League Meeting in Zurich. In a swift 800m that saw Olympic Champion and World Record holder, David Rudisha (1.42.81) narrowly beaten by Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia  (1.42.53) […]

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