Archive | August, 2014

Merseyside Grand Prix Final 2 Events

The final 2 events in the 2014 Merseyside Road Running Grand Prix will be held shortly. Merseyvend Halewood 5k hosted by Knowsley Harriers on 6th September Southport Seaside 10k  on 28th September The most recent results and current standings are to be found on the Merseyside County AA Website Awards for Teams, Individuals and Veterans […]

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Northern Athletics Champion Dan Slater

Dan`s the man!

While the athletic fraternity`s attention was focused on the European Championships it was business as usual for the next generation, especially those who opted into the Northern Under 15 and 17 Championships held at Wigan. Pride of place for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes was Daniel Slater who took the Under 15 1500m title. In windy […]

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Michael Rimmer after winning his 6th AAA 800m title

What next for Michael Rimmer?

The beginning of the Track and Field season had seen Michael Rimmer showing signs of a return to his best which included winning the national 800m title for a record number of times. However, a disappointing Commonwealth Games Championships indicated that the stress fracture in his back had reappeared. This was confirmed in the European […]

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Club Annual General Meeting 2014

The AGM of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton H&AC will be held Friday 19th September at St Mary’s Millennium Centre West Derby village, commencing at 7.30pm Any nomination for officers should be made to club secretary Wally Bridson by Friday September 5th

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Where are you Kevin Gilligan?

Kevin Gilligan was a famous Pembroke 5K track runner in the 50`s. He won the International University`s 5K title in 1957(about 14.30). He still ranks high in club records with a 14.10 posting. He later emigrated to Canada and the USA. Apparently he was seen at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and was reminiscing about […]

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Owen Southern set a new Under 13 club high jump record with 1.55 at Wavetree, he was presented with his medal by Jim Green

The Great Escape…again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to the final match of Division 2 of the Northern League at Bebington with a reasonable chance of retaining membership of this highly competitive division but nothing was certain. Although not at full strength the team was not short of enthusiasm and determination. It was a situation that inevitably brings out […]

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High Jumpers score at Lancaster

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at Lancaster for the final match in the Mid-Lancs League. Holidays plus the fact that final league positions contributed to a poorer than usual turn out. This did not deter the club`s High Jumpers though, as all four won their age group. Bill Williams(Senior) achieved 1.70m), Kai Finch(U15) 1.60m, Owen Southern(U13) […]

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Michael Rimmer in action at Glasgow

Michael Rimmer at the Commonwealth Games

Michael Rimmer looked relatively comfortable in the heats of the 800m recording 1.47.64 behind world record holder, David Rudisha (Kenya). He looked distinctly at ease in the semis, though, running out fifth(1.47.70) behind new star Nijel Amos of Botswana. For a moment he appeared out of the competition but scraped through to the final on […]

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Val Woler and Louise Ramsey flank the 365 Athletes group as they receive their certificates from Graeme Ballard

365 Success

A group of youngsters have successfully completed the first level of the 365 programme. Athletics 365 is a multi-event programme for young people which teaches them the technical skills of how to run, jump and throw. The group have worked enthusiastically over the last 10 weeks with coaches Val Wohler & Louise Ramsey. Having mastered […]

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