Archive | July, 2012

Tough choice for Harry

After running an excellent 800m at Stretford in 1.51.84 it looked like Harry Doran was about to announce his switch from 400m to two laps. He might have to revise that view. Running in the BAL Premiership League match at Hendon(for Liverpool Harriers) he set a new PB of 47.00 for 400m. The tantalising prospect […]

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Opening Ceremony Correction

LPS Members carry flags Eagle eyed viewers of the opening Olympic Ceremony will have noted that the flag of the Marshall Islands was carried by 800m runner Hayley Nemra, a recently appointed honorary member of LPS! She looked splendid in traditional dress. Also seen prominent in the Micronesia contingent was administrator, Rendy Geminara who thoroughly […]

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Micronesia Team at Edge Hill with LPS members

Micronesia Olympic Squad

These are now in the Olympic Village after spending several weeks with LPS. They were: Micronesia: John Howard, Mihter Wendolin and Rendy Geminaro(Official) Palau: Ruby Gabriel, Rodman Teltull and Carson Olgerill(Coach) Marshall Islands: Hayley Nemra, Timmi Garstang John, Mihter, Ruby, Rodman and Timmi joined Ray and Trisha`s sprint training group and Hayley John Bradshaw`s endurance […]

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Matt top Vet

The British Masters Championships were at Derby and Matt Thompson was crowned O40 800m champion. After a slow start Matt started a long run for home grabbing a 15 metre lead. His opponents cut this back at the tape but were unable to stop him claiming the title in 2.06.07. At the same meet another […]

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Rosie Johnson with Northern Gold Medal

Rosie unstoppable at Hull

A small contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were at Hull for the Northern Under 20 Championships and came away with a clutch of medals. Under 15 Rosie Johnson demonstrated a maturity beyond her years in the 1500m. Up against two girls who on paper were faster she simply sat in and unleashed a blistering […]

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English Schools Championships

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had six athletes at the highly competitive English Schools Championships at Gateshead. Rosie Johnson posted a personal best time of 4.38.85 in finishing second in her Junior Girls 1500m heat. In the final she could only manage 4.42.15 which left her in ninth place. Still a very good performance at this level. […]

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Breaking news!

Michael Rimmer has been selected for the Olympic Games 800m. Congratulations to him and to his coach Norman Poole.

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Amazing recovery by LPS

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes went to Ellesmere Port for the third Northern League(2W) match trailing five other clubs and facing the distinct possibility of relegation. However, the spirit that has always characterised the club when in difficulty came to the fore and none more so than in the diminutive figure of Kirsty Longley. Following a […]

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