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Results everywhere!

The British Universities Cross Country Championships were at Leeds. There is an oddity in the rules that allows in depth universities to nominate teams for both an A and B race. As a student at the successful St Mary’s University Toby Loveridge has now twice found himself relegated to a B race when he could […]

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The LPS Silver medal winning Junior Men

Nail biting result for LPS Junior Men

While the South postponed their cross country championships because of inclement weather the Northern version went ahead at Knowsley Safari Park. It was a triumph of organisation for the Merseyside hosts, delivered in style. The venue, accessibility and organisation drew plaudits all round and only a handful of clubs failed to get there. From a […]

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Junior Champions

Double joy for LPS

Liverpool Pemboke Sefton pulled off an unusual sporting double taking the same cross country title in two different locations. The club’s Merseyside Under 20s were at Arrowe Park and were led by a rampant Jai Vernon-McGuigan who stormed to victory. Ben Costello, as sound as ever, took the silver and with excellent performances from Warren […]

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Strong performances from Rosie and Toby

The National Cross Country Relays at Mansfield attract the best in the country and are a guide to the coming winter season. At Under 15 Rosie Johnson led for Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton and her class told as she crossed the line first in 7.23.55. She ended up 6th overall in the timings. It was […]

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Rosie Johnson with Northern Gold Medal

Rosie unstoppable at Hull

A small contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were at Hull for the Northern Under 20 Championships and came away with a clutch of medals. Under 15 Rosie Johnson demonstrated a maturity beyond her years in the 1500m. Up against two girls who on paper were faster she simply sat in and unleashed a blistering […]

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LPS face the drop

Liverpool Pembroke¬†Sefton are facing the the uncomfortable truth that their position in Division 2W of the North of England Senior Athletic League is under imminent threat. The second league match at Wavertree saw them finish last as the other five clubs gathered their squads together far more competently than LPS. A mini-inquest was under way […]

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Jai clipped and out

The Northern 12 Stage Championships was at the splendid setting of Sefton Park. Jai Vernon-McGuigan was the nominated Liverpool Pembroke Sefton lead off runner. Given his recent form something special was expected but instead he was accidentally clipped on the heel within a few hundred yards, out of the race with a bad grazing and […]

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