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High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

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LPS trio fly the GB flag

Three LPS athletes represented Great Britain at this year’s European Duathlon Championships which were held at Soria in central Spain at the weekend.All competitors were required to 5km, followed by a 20km cycle before completing the event with a 2.5km run. Running at altitude, in what were very windy conditions and an extremely hilly terrain, […]

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Mark Wynne & Kirsty Longley at Hale

5 miler joy for Kirsty & Mark

The ‘Hale 5 Miler’ took place on Sunday and there was double joy for two Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton runners who produced excellent performances on the day. Kirsty Longley(29.38) was the first female runner home, while Mark Wynne finished in 8th place overall but first over 40 in a new personal best time of 27.16. […]

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Clare Constable

NA Road Relay Championships

This season’s  Northern Athletic relays were held in sun drenched Stanley Park, Blackpool on Saturday. The men were required to run 12 stages with four being long (9.2K) and eight short stages(5K). Mark Wynne led Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton  off on stage one, finishing 37th (32.57) before Harry Doran (17.45) pulled back a few stages […]

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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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Tom Cororcan

Mid-Lancs finale sees LPS success

The Mid-Lanc’s cross country season reached its climax at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday and it proved a successful day for Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton. The U15B were hoping to consolidate their 3rd place position in the league, but they went one better and their second place finish on the day clinched them the silver […]

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Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

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Kai Finch

Three silvers at Sheffield

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes collected yet another clutch of medals at the Northern Indoor Athletic Championships at Sheffield. Three silvers would be considered an excellent  day`s haul but Senior Danny Higham(400m in 49.50), Under 20 Joe Milton(400m in 49.38) and Under 17 Kai Finch (High Jump with 1.90m) are of such calibre they will go […]

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LPS silver medal winning team, (L-R) Helen Sahgal, Lisa Gawthorne, Vicky Jones, Kirsty Longley

Double Dan Drama

The county cross country championships saw Liverpool Pembroke Sefton once again head in different directions as the Merseyside contingent were competing at a damp Sherdley Park while the Lancastrians were tackling the unforgiving slopes of Witton Park in Blackburn. The club’s Under 17 Men are flourishing and this was demonstrated by double Dan victories. At […]

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Lisa Gawthorne

Final L&D League Race Beacon Park

The mild weather was the only comfort for the hardy 114 athletes who turned out for the third of the Liverpool and District Cross Country fixtures at Beacon Park. On a tricky and muddy course Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton seniors battled hard but were a distant fifth in the team race as Liverpool Harriers, St […]

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