Phil Spratt

Phil Spratt

We are saddened to report the sudden death of Phil Spratt on 10th January 2018 at the age of 84. Phil was well know in running circles, he came into the sport during the running boom in the 1980s  joining Sefton Harriers and despite being in his mid 40s when he took up the sport […]

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Ten Tackle Beacon

Ten senior men tackled the annual Ashurst Beacon race on 13th January, this popular event held over 5.9 miles starts and finishers close to the Ashurst Beacon. The first mile is almost all downhill so there is no prize for guessing the last mile is all uphill. Through farmyards along country lanes and some very […]

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Left To Right Vicky Gilbody, Helen Sahgal, Tiffany Penfold and Hilary Honeyball

Tiffany stars at Townley Park

Townely Park, Burnley, provided a picturesque setting for the latest Mid-Lancs Cross Country race. With many of the LPS teams in with a chance of medals, there was plenty at stake. Edge Hill university student, Tiffany Penfold, produced the best individual performance on the day, with victory in U20 women’s race and helped the senior […]

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LPS U15 Girls medal winners

County Cross Country Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes clinched individual and team medals as they contested the county cross country championships on Saturday. The Merseyside event took place at Arrowe park where conditions were soft underfoot, but with no wind and winter sunshine for most of the day, conditions were perfect for running. Kirsty Longley claimed the senior […]

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Kirsty in Rible Valley 10k

Kirsty takes Northern bronze medal

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, is having a series of remarkable runs at the age of 41. In the highly popular New Year`s Eve Ribble Valley 10K she battled winds to finish 84th overall and 7th Female behind international Laura Weightman. This gave her the first Over 40 prize in a time of 35.47 […]

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Beacon Park Report

‘Old but not obsolete!’, It was a day for the super-vets in the third L&D cross country fixture at the often avoided Beacon Park course! The cold and sunny conditions rapidly deteriorated into sleet and a heavy snow flurry as the race progressed. The team finished third behind Sutton St Helens and Liverpool Harriers. Kevin […]

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U15 Girls

Testing Conditions at Leigh

Freezing temperatures and muddy conditions greeted those athletes who ventured out to compete in the third Mid-Lancs race at Leigh Sports Village. Kirsty Longley continued her fine run of form by winning the senior women’s race. She was well supported by Tiffany Penfold (8th and 2nd junior) and Maxine Thompson (13th) and their team score […]

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Thomas Walsh

Record turnout for cross challenge at Sefton Park

There was a record turnout of LPS athletes for the annual Cross Challenge event held in Liverpool’s Sefton Park. This event gave all local youngsters the opportunity to compete against the best athletes in the 4 home countries. Persistent rain during the week ensured the ground underfoot was extremely soft and the early races soon […]

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Virgin London Marathon 2018

The club is entitled to one guaranteed place at next year’s Virgin London marathon which takes place on 22nd April. If you would like to be considered for this place, then you need to let club secretary, Wally Bridson () know by Friday 1st December. The criteria required is that you must be a fully […]

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Formby HS U13Boys LPS contingent (front to back) Stanley Benson(2), Oscar Davidson(3), Harry Wright(4), Gideon Lucas(6)

English Schools Cross Country Cup Success

Formby HS U13 Boy’s team qualified for the regional round of the ESAA Cross Country cup which was held at the Sedbergh School in Kirby Lonsdale. This was a demanding cross country course & not one for the feint hearted. The event was keenly contested with schools from Merseyside, Greater Manchester & Cumbria all competing […]

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