Jenny Williamson

English School Cross Country Championships

This year’s event was held at Temple Newsam Park near Leeds and is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes. Runners had to battle against the elements as bitterly cold winds, occasional showers of sleet and deteriorating conditions underfoot, provided the challenge before them. They got very little sympathy from the […]

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Frank Wilson

It with sadness we report the death of one of Pembroke’s outstanding track runners of the 1950s Frank Wilson. Frank started out as sprinter and was part of the 4×440 yards relay team that won the AAA title in 1956 along with JimRailton, Harry Connor, Frank Wilson, Ian Keith. The recorded a time of 3.19.6 which compares […]

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Jimmy Green

Jimmy Green, a long standing supporter of Liverpool Pembroke AC, has sadly died. Funeral Details Widnes Crematorium, Cemetery Lodge, Birchfield Rd, Widnes. WA8 9EE at 1pm on Thursday 22nd March 2018. Family Flowers only and donations please to Alzheimer’s Society. The family have asked if those attending would like to join them at Birchfield Park […]

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Kirsty Longley running for Merseyside in the inter counties 2018

Kirsty Impresses Again

Club captain, Kirsty Longley, continued her fine run of form when competing in the inter county cross country championships at Loughborough on Saturday. Held in perfect weather conditions, although muddy underfoot, Kirsty was competing, not only against the best runners in England but in the other home countries as well. Representing Merseyside, Kirsty had an […]

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LPS Under 15 Girls

Disappointing finish to cross country season

The final Mid-Lancs cross country race of the season took place at Ulverston in the southern Lake District. It was however, a disappointing finale to the season for LPS runners, with only 11 making the journey north. The adverse weather conditions of the previous week, together with the 3 hour round trip, seemed to deter […]

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Kirsty Longley, Thorpe Park half marathon winner

LPS Runners Travel Far & Wide

This weekend saw LPS runners travel far & wide in search of competition. Women’s captain Kirsty Longley made the journey to London to compete in the Thorpe Park half marathon. On a windy, but sunny day, temperatures were only just above freezing. On an undulating course, Kirsty stayed with the leaders for the first 8 […]

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Amelia Hitchmough

Ryelands Park Cross Country / Parbold Hill Race

Although the cross country season draws to a close in the coming weeks, there was still plenty to run for in the latest Mid-Lancs race, held at Ryelands Park in Lancaster. Conditions were ideally suited for cross country. The best individual performances on the day were by Thomas Corlett who was 5th in the U17m […]

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Kirsty comes home to take the Liverpool & District Title at Clarkes Gardens

Outstanding Run From Kirsty

There was an outstanding run from Kirsty Longley to win the women’s title at the Liverpool & District Cross Country Championships held at Clarke’s Gardens in Woolton. It was typical cross country weather with a mixture of strong winds, wintry sunshine and the odd outburst of hail stones. Conditions underfoot were heavy in parts of […]

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West Lancs senior boys team

Dan makes it 5 in a row

Dan Slater made it five in a row, when he won the senior boy’s title at Calderstones Park in this year’s Merseyside schools cross country championships. Dan has now claimed victory in all age groups since he started secondary school. Representing Sefton, he was a comfortable winner ahead of Joe Wigfield (Wirral), as he was […]

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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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