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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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Disappointing day at Leigh

The second of the Northern League Track and Field meetings(Division 2W) was at Leigh Sports Village. After an exciting first match the `unavailable’ list had lengthened and the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were struggling to cover events particularly the female ones. The male sprinters delivered with Adam Thomson(23.3) and Jesse Roberts(24.5) doubling up in the […]

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Kia Finch (109) and Owen Southern (167)

A good day at the Oval

The Merseyside Track and Field Championships were held at Bebington Oval, the weather and conditions perfect for top class performances from Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Once again 17 year old Rosie Johnson was in superb form. Her 800m was virtually a time trial as she went for a personal best. Sustaining a high tempo throughout […]

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Kirsty Longley gritting her teeth as she comes home to win the Spring 10k at Sefton Park

Late surge at Wavertree takes LPS to third

Long time residents of Division 2W of the Northern Track and Field League, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton will confirm that it is tough league with currently strong in-depth clubs like Liverpool Harriers, an Isle of Man squad and West Cheshire AC. Together with newly promoted St Helens and Rossendale Harriers LPS were expected to make their […]

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Dan Slater

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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Indoor Results from Manchester & Sheffield

A number of LPS athletes took part at the recent indoor open meeting at Sportcity on 30th November and EIS Sheffield on 6th December,  here is a selection of results SportCity Adam Thomson 300m(36.91), Sean Bosman 600m(1.23.84) and High Jumpers Billy Williams(1.80m), Kai Finch(1.65m), Owen Southern(1.50m) and Hannah Wills(1.50m) Sheffield…60m/Long Jump,  Evelyn Smalley 8.55/4.69m, Hanna […]

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Amazing run from Sam Wade

The Ormskirk Gingerbread 10k attracted a large number of local athletes. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Sam Wade was immediately prominent among the leading men from the start. The flat course and fine weather contributed to fast times. Sam was never troubled by any of the other females, even chatting to some of the men en route […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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Another knife-edge day for LPS

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton seniors approached the first of the Northern Track and Field matches of the season at Stretford with several members missing due to the clash with the British Universities Championships. The first meeting has usually proved disastrous for LPS but the squad looked marginally stronger on this occasion. What was not taken into […]

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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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