Archive | June, 2012

Athlete of the Match Award’

After breaking through the 11 metre barrier for the first time only 2 weeks ago, Ruth Doran improved her PB to 11.11m at Clayton-le Moors on Sunday. Competing in the Junior League, Ruth’s performance earned her the ‘Athlete of the Match Award’ and this was presented to her by the league chair person Margaret Grayston. […]

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Merseyside’s 100 Olympians

The Liverpool Echo is currently running a series of articles on famous Olympians for the Merseyside area., three former member of our club are featured , Jack Rimmer, Robert Wilkinson and Alex Kruger. We have a long  tradition of producing Olympic athletes going back over a century and of course have high hopes for Michael […]

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Seven LPS Athletes picked for English Schools

Congratulations to the seven LPS athletes who have been selected to represent their county in the  English Schools Athletic Championships at Gateshead next month. Representing Merseyside Schools  will be Rosie Johnson (JG 1500m), Joe Milton (JB 400m), Amelia McLaughlin (IG High Jump), James Grundy (IB 1500m) Kate Doran (SG igh Jump)and Ruth Doran (SG Shot […]

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Rosie Johnson (499) on her way to victory in the 1500m at Bebington

Busy Weekend for LPS Athletes

England Under 23s Champs On a busy weekend of athletics, the England Athletics U23 Championships took place at Bedford.400m runners, Wayne Ashall (49.4) and Nathan Hilton (49.2)both ran a season’s best in their heats, but this was not enough to gain a place in the final County Schools Championships For those LPS athletes aspiring to […]

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Night for PB’s at Stretford’

Tuesday June 12th was certainly a night for PB’s at Stretford. Jai Vernon-McGuigan’s time of 8:31.68 for the 3K placed him top of the north-west rankings in the U20 category.Not to be outdone, Matt Thompson also went to the top of the NW rankings in the V40 category when he clocked 2:03.7 in the 800 […]

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Kirsty and Lisa among the prizes

The two Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star female road runners had an enjoyable weekend. Kirsty Longley, back from a Mediterranean cruise, was in the massively popular Liverpool 10K Tunnel Race. Although not having quite shaken off holiday relaxations she powered to third in the Women`s category with a highly satisfying 37.20. Meanwhile Lisa Gawthorne, on her […]

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Four flourish at Birmingham

Coaches Ray Twentyman and Trish Farrell took four of their Liverpool Pembroke Sefton sprint squad to Birmingham for the England Athletic Championships. The quartet prospered in spite of the poor conditions. Harry Doran blazed through his 400m heat(48.27) and semi-final(48.03) and was only slightly off the pace in the A final where he finished 6th […]

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Anna Hulme runs with Olympic Torch

Olympic Torch Ormskirk

Friday June 1st was a memorable day in the lives of two LPS athletes who were selected to carry the olympic torch. Thirteen year old, Anna Hulme, ran the second stage of the relay through the streets of Ormskirk, whilst twenty year old Toria Swift carried the torch through Burscough. The LPS flag flew high […]

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