Archive | March, 2013

100m Gold for Graeme

News reaches us that Graeme Ballard competed in Dubai in the first of the Paralympic Grand Prix series that will subsequently move to China, Brazil, Italy, Arizona and Berlin. In his T36 category he took the gold in the 100m in 12.44, 200m in 25.72 and even ran a 400m in 58 seconds. A tremendous […]

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Kirsty Longley(76) at Carmarthen with her Northern team mates

Stunning international debut for Rosie

Rosie Johnson, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s cross country star, has really come of age this winter season. Her impressive efforts carried her to an English Schools selection for the Home Countries International at Carmarthen. While most of the country was under snow the conditions here were clear¬†with the course firm, well grassed and slightly undulating. This […]

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Rosie Johnson in her England Track Suit

Rose of England

Rosie Johnson, Liverpool Pembroke¬†Sefton`s star cross country runner, has had a somewhat up and down season but came out of the starting pen for Merseyside in the English School`s Championships in Derbyshire ferociously determined to seal the season with a good result. The mud sections were not to her style but she quickly covered the […]

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Vote for Graeme and Anna!

The Advertiser Sports Personality and Junior Awards for the year are open to public vote. LPS has nominated Graeme Ballard for the major award. Graeme is the Paralympic silver medallist and world record holder for 100m in his category. Anna Hulme is up for the Junior award having overcome a physical setback to make the […]

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Inter County Cross Country Championships

Ten LPS athletes competed for Merseyside or Lancashire at a very muddy Cofton park in Birmingham. The best individual performance came from Rosie Johnson (U15G)who was 29th & the first Merseyside runner home, but conditions didn’t suit Rosie and although in contention in the first half of the race she couldn’t maintain her position. Toby […]

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Maddy Firth-Cook, Kia Cheetham, Ellen Murgatroyd, Megan Barnsley, and Alex Barnsley.

Ladies Day

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were co-hosts of the final Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match at a sunny Beacon Park, Skelmersdale. The dramatic backdrop saw some fiercely contested races in spite of eventual league positions being largely per-determined. It was a particularly good day for the club’s females. The Under 15s were without star Rosie Johnson resting […]

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