Evergreen Kirsty Longley gets another England call up

At the tender age of 45 Kirsty Longley has earned another senior England vest having been selected for the Antrim half-marathon team. Despite all the difficulties of the last eighteen months Kirsty has remained fit and has been suitably reward with her forth England vest. https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/2021-antrim-coast-half-marathon-team-selected/  

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Sandy Clarkson

LPS at the English Schools

Congratulations to LPS athletes Mark Roberts and Sandy Clarkson on their recent participation in the English Schools Track and Field Championships in Manchester. On Friday, Mark competed for Lancashire in the Senior Boys 400m, running 48.91s in the seeding heat and then achieving a PB of 48.40s in the A final (previous PB 48.71s) finishing […]

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Silver for Mark Roberts at English Schools

Mark Roberts won silver in the 400m at the English Schools Championships last weekend at SportCity Manchester. In a thrilling final Mark ran a very impressive 48.40 which sends him up the rankings. In form Mark also turned in a very impressive 1.53 800m earlier this season. It’s a good started to a delayed season […]

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LPS pick up medals at Northern Championships

Last weekend saw a number of LP&S athletes in Championship action of one form or another. For some of the younger ones the objective was more about giving themselves a chance at English Schools’ selection. As seems to be the norm, two of Dave McCombs high jumpers have done just that. Sandy Clarkson claimed the […]

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Tommy Hagan 1948-2021

Former club endurance coach Tommy Hagan died peacefully at home on 4th May 2021. Those who trained at Kirkby in the early to mid 1990s will probably remember Tommy as a no nonsense coach who was extremely generous with his time and commitment to his athletes. Tommy came from a competitive cycling background and he […]

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Masters Virtual Mile

LPS had 10 competitors take part in the first ever British Masters Virtual Mile Race which was one of the few events to take place during the current lockdown.  There were over 1500 participants and the race was a team event with the first three to count. There were strong performances by all in the […]

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Looking forward to our return – please let us know your plans

(This has also been sent out as an email but I am aware that some people’s email addresses are probably out of date). We hope this finds you and your loved ones fit and well. Now that the country is on the roadmap out of lockdown we decided it was time to give you an […]

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Marty McLoughlin

Marty McLoughlin Podcast Interview

A quick look at the club records sections will give you an insight into the level which Marty McLoughlin reached during his career. Marty was a prolific distance runner at local, national and international level during the the 1980 and 90s, he won cross country medals at every level from local Liverpool & District up […]

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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 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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