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Michael Rimmer

Disappointment for Rimmer

Michael Rimmer was looking to claim his 8th British title in Birmingham at the weekend. There was also the added incentive of two automatic places up for grabs for the Rio Olympics. Michael had warmed up in Poland at the start of the week with a season’s best performance of 1:46.13 which had put him […]

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Great club result at home match

The conditions were exceptionally warm at Edge Hill University as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hosted the second of the Division 2 Northern League matches. The local team of helpers organised by Club Secretary, Wally Bridson, put on a brilliantly organised show, impressing the visitors. After a poor showing in the first match, fifth out of the […]

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Harry Doran

County glory

County Track and Field Championships are the first serious step for aspiring athletes and medals won frequently herald the start of a successful career. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton collected a hatful of indicators over an inspiring weekend. At Bebington for the Merseyside event the club`s High Jumpers once again delivered in abundance. Under 17 Kai Finch […]

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Drama at Sheffield

Michael Rimmer hasĀ  experienced some drama in his lengthy middle-distance career and the British Indoor Championships at Sheffield provided another fraught chapter. Michael had declared himself in the best shape for five years and had enjoyed a series of good performances prior to this event. In a heat of the 800m he trounced the opposition […]

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Rimmer progresses

Michael Rimmer, multiple winner of the UK 800m title, has had a few difficult years due to injury. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete now looks to have put that behind him after a succession of good Indoor performances starting in Germany, then Ireland and recently at the televised Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow. Facing an […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Parbold

Kirsty Queen of the Hill

The hugely popular Parbold Hill Race, superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary Harriers, enjoyed its 46th year. Held over a tough 7 mile multi-terrain course it is a challenge that appeals to a cross-section of the running fraternity. The mud was again there but the weather was kind and 442 completed. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Kirsty […]

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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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Amelia McLaughlin EA Senior High Jump Champion 2015

Amelia is the EA Senior High Jump Champion.

After the disappointment of finishing second at the English schools championships last month, Amelia Jennings-McLaughlin has won the England Athletics Senior High Jump Championships at Bedford with a leap of 1.77m. All the hard work with coach, Sue Moncrief, has paid off and Amelia has become the club’s first senior EA champion for many years. […]

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Kia Finch

Ticket to Beijing

Michael Rimmer produced a season best performance on Saturday finishing 5th in a world class field at the Olympic stadium in London. Always in contention, Michael found himself boxed in, but a gutsy performance over the last 50 metres saw him power through on the inside to record a time of 1:45.67 and secure the […]

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Clare Constable

Amazing comeback from Michael Rimmer

After a modest performance in the British Championships the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 800m star, Michael Rimmer’s chances of selection for the World Championships in Beijing were all but written off. He needed to prove himself fast enough for the selectors. He did this in no uncertain style in Madrid. In a race packed with talented […]

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