Archive | January, 2014

Northern Athletics

Northern Athletics is currently facing the prospect of winding up in 2015 due to funding cuts from England Athletics. (see part of their statement on Northern athletics website below. ) “Northern Athletics (NA) was established in April 2007 when the governance of athletics in England was taken over by England Athletics (EA). NA’s forerunner – […]

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Parkrun at Edge Hill

One of our senior club members, Paul Cotterill, has been successful in securing funding to set up a weekly Park Run on the new fitness trail at Edge Hill University. Park Run Ltd. organise free, weekly, 5Km, timed events throughout the UK. The launch date for this new venture has been fixed for Saturday 29th […]

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Let’s talk about money !

Let’s Talk About Money ! As we approach 4 months into a new way of paying for the use of the track I thought it would be a good idea to explain where our money comes from and, more importantly, what it gets spent on. LP&S have four sources of income : (i) track fees […]

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1914 Remembered

It is the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. It was called the Great War but there was nothing particularly `great’ about it. It will be remembered mostly for the sheer volume of human sacrifice. There are already different perspectives being presented but overwhelmingly it will be that of incompetent leadership balanced […]

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Rosie rises to the occasion

The Northern Cross Country Championships held  at Knowsley Safari Park greeted visitors with sunshine but as the day wore on rain wind, hail and ankle deep mud provided competitors with the most challenging of conditions. Luckily for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Rosie Johnson she was on first in the Under 17 race. She was already well aware of […]

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Amelia McLaughlin Gold Medal winner at Northern Athletics Indoor Championships 2014

LPS Girls again in form

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women had another great weekend. At the Cardiff Cross Challenge Rosie Johnson represented the North in an inter-Area match. Her controlled running helped her capture fifth place in a strong field. She was first in for the North, a particularly impressive performance as most of the field were in a higher age […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Barrow

Kirsty tackles tough course at Barrow

The January Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match was held at distant Barrow, a deterrent to many competitors. However, this did not stop a Liverpool Pembroke Sefton trio of determined Senior Women making the trip. Over a tough muddy course Kirsty Longley was never challenged and the Merseyside champion claimed yet another victory. With Vicki Jones(20) […]

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Kirsty begins to pull away from Maria at Stadt Moers

Fabulous four at County Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton faced the usual dilemma in the county cross country championships as the Merseysider half of the club headed for Stadt Moers Park while the Lancastrians treked to Blackburn. Merseyside Championships The Merseysider had the better of the day on this occasion with four fabulous individual wins. A mini super star has emerged […]

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