Northerns – Macclesfield May 2024

As ever I start by apologising for the delay in getting a report written but I had to miss this one due to some olympiccy thingy messing up all our holiday plans. Anyway, the outcome of our opening gambit in Macclesfield was testament to a superb team effort from all concerned; clearly far better when […]

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Boys (&girls) from the white with red and black stripe stuff

Ormskirk Parkrun… LP&S ‘takeover’ – by Debbie Crook For those who are old enough to remember Boys from the Blackstuff (which I’m just about to go and watch) there was no need this morning for the famous catch phrase “Gis a job”, as Kit and Run Director Keith Farrer had everything worked out with military […]

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The Gamble pays off as LPS go Day Trippin’

Apologies all for the delay in getting a report for last Saturday’s Mid-Lance done, but the results have been, shall we say, a little ropey.   Anyways I think they are mostly there now, although Mark Hudsons 1500m time will do more than just raise eyebrows. 20+ intrepid souls assembled in the Edge Hill car […]

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Fancy a social run?

Weekly Social Runs Recently we’ve seen a number of people want to train and run with the club but have been put off because they felt that they weren’t at the standard of some of the existing members and maybe felt a little out of their depth.  That’s not what we want and as an […]

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Support LPS through the club tote

YOU’VE GOT TO BE IN IT TO WIN IT!   ……And the odds are much better than the National Lottery.   Last month we relaunched the club tote. This is a great opportunity to support the club whilst having a chance to win yourself.   Each number costs £5 per month with £2.50 going into […]

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LPS Club Awards Evening

Earlier this month we hosted our 1st awards evening for many years. The evening was co-ordinated superbly by Fiona Casey and ensured that we had a really good setting for the night.  We were delighted to welcome back old friends to the club and, of course to award the inaugral Wally Bridson trophy – presented […]

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Exciting 5k podium festival at Leicester.

Many sub 15 expected.

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Keeping up with the Joneses

Many thanks to our Ladies Cross Country Captain, Debbie Crook, for the report on a very successful Parbold Hill race for LPS. There’s lot’s of noteworthy performances but a special mention to Dan Jones – who won this years gruelling event and to his brother Adam for more dives than Tom Daly. Here’s Debbie’s report: […]

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Albert Knowles

Albert ‘Bertie’ Knowles 1934-2024

Funeral will be at Thornton Crematorium on Wednesday 28th February at 13.30 One of most memorable and pleasant characters of local athletics sadly passed away on the 2nd February 2024 at the age of 89. Albert ‘Bertie’ Knowles had been involved in athletics for over 70 years. As a young boy growing up in post […]

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Mud Slingers at Witton, feet of flames at Halewood & Battersea

The annual January mud fest at Witton Park lived up to expectations as our athletes took part in the Lancashire Cross Country Championships, many of whom looked like they were auditioning for the Persil automatic adverts at the end (ask your mum or dad). It’s always great to see our younger athletes turn out for […]

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