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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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Vicky Jones, Maxine Thompson & Kirsty Mackenzie Kendal March 2014

More girl joy!

The final Mid-Lancs Cross Country League was run in splendid conditions at Kendal. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s team had to get a solid result to stay in the hunt for league medals. They did more than that with a terrific lead performance from Maxine Thompson who was 12th overall but first Under 20. Also […]

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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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Own Southern & Jade Murphy medal winners at Sheffield

Southern comfort and Jade joy!

The Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield brought more quality medals for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The diminutive Owen Southern was particularly impressive in taking the Under 13 High Jump title with 1.45m in spite of being the smallest competitor. Jade Murphy jumping at Under 15 and well under her age grouping leapt 1.55m with a […]

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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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Amelia McLaughlin Gold Medal winner at Northern Athletics Indoor Championships 2014

LPS Girls again in form

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women had another great weekend. At the Cardiff Cross Challenge Rosie Johnson represented the North in an inter-Area match. Her controlled running helped her capture fifth place in a strong field. She was first in for the North, a particularly impressive performance as most of the field were in a higher age […]

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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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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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Bronze medals in the Lancs Road Relays

Atrocious weather greeted runners at the traditional start of the winter season, the North West Relays at Lancaster that incorporate both the Merseyside and Lancashire Championships. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton straddle boundaries so have interests either way. First up for Lancashire was the club’s Under 15 Girls led by Charlotte Mawdsley who gave her usual fighting […]

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Winners all at Sport City...Zoe Tarrach, Lisa Gawthorne, Kirsty Longley and Maxine Thompson. Is that John Bradshaw in the background finally bowing to `girl power'?

The Great Escape…once more!

Once again there was more than a touch of drama as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went into the last of their Northern League Track and Field matches at Manchester’s Sport City. A slip up and the club would have been humiliatingly relegated from this closely fought division. But as has happened before the members rose to […]

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