Gold for Gawthorne!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runner Lisa Gawthorne flew out to the Portuguese island of Madeira last week to take part in the European Non-Stadia 10K Championships which took place on the evening of Thursday 29th October at 8.30pm on the closed streets of Funchal. The race, which attracted runners from ten countries was an age group […]

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Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts enters Youth Talent Program

Promising young middle distance runner Mark Roberts has been accepted into ‘Youth Talent Programme’ for 2020-22. This is an invitation-only programme run between Loughborough College and England Athletics which has grown from the former AASE scheme and is aimed ay developing the country’s most promising youths. Congratulations to both Mark and his coach Mark Bleasdale […]

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Covid 19 Lockdown Update (14th August 2020)

It’s now been nearly five months since we were all together at the track – I’m sure we’re all missing it and looking forward to the restart of training at Edge Hill. The Management Committee held a meeting last week and this communication is to update you on some decisions made at that meeting. Track […]

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Trafford AC Open Meetings 2020

After a complete absence of competitive athletics since March it was encouraging to see that Trafford AC have announced they plan to put on some open meetings starting next month. Open Meetings at Longford Park Announced The club is delighted to announce it is organising Open meetings at Longford Park from Saturday 1st August. All […]

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Charles Edward Howarth.

I have added to our history section a compilation of some old Sefton Harrier material sent to me by the grandson of Charles Edward Howarth. Charles joined Sefton in the early years of the twentieth century after previously being captain of Pembroke. He went on to captain Sefton during the first world war. There are […]

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Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes was the first local, long-distance runner I heard of as a child in the early 80s – my mum told us that her work mate’s husband ran marathons! He would train every evening, setting off along Hatton Hill Road for a “long” run, sometimes joined by one of his daughters on her bike. […]

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Information Update

I hope everyone is keeping well and observing the government advice during these unprecedented times. There is no organised group training or competition taking place at the moment and it’s anyone’s guess when this will resume again, however we do have a few things to update you on. Karen got the latest batch of membership […]

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Coronavirus Covid-19

Following the updated advisory statement issued by England Athletics this morning we have now decided that club training sessions will cease for the time being. The club will not be running Tuesday or Thursday night sessions until further notice. The Sport Centre will be keeping the track open for the time being. If you want […]

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Northern Indoor Champs

A small number of our athletes attended the 2020’s first Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield on the 11th/12th January. Highlights of those that attended are as follows; Elliot Jones reached the semi final of the senior men 60m Grace Mitchell had a PB with 8.78 in the U17 women’s 60m Callum Garvey reached the semi […]

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Northern Indoor Title for Jamie Hopkins

Its only five days into 2020 and Jamie Hopkins has already completed in his first combined events in a new age group, as an U20, at the English Indoor Combined Events Championships at Sheffield. This championship is a heptathlon and encapsulates other area/regional titles including the Northern Championship. The competition is completed over two days […]

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