Well that was a weekend of PBs or LPS members just being pretty brilliant.
Starting with our very own timewarp man, Mark Hudson, who was 1st finisher in his age group in the Gaudos half marathon in Malta. Mark also achieved a personal best of 1:32.58.
Lisa Gawthorne and Gregory Callaghan were flying the LPS flag at Haydock Park 10k, Lisa really was flying as she came home 1st female in 39:45. Greg, also finishing well in 6th.
Meanwhile Tom Mattack running the 10 miler Liverpool BTR completed the race in a great time of 71:52.
In the monthly Halewood 5k Adam Fields finished in 9th position but with a PB of 17:33. Mark Wynne, in the same event finished 2nd only one second behind 1st place in a time of 15:59.
Rob Wood and John Dobie completed our quartet of competitors with Rob finishing 3rd in the V60 category in 21:18 and John in the V75 category finishing in a superb 27:11.
Keeping with the 5k category, Sé Loughlin took 5 seconds off his personal best time at the Podium 5k race in Barrowford in 14:53. Kirsty Longley in the same event took 16 seconds off her best course time to finish in 17:05 after stepping up a race.
Then we had the Manchester marathon today with a number of club runners performing incredibly well over the 26 mile course. Mother and Son team, Louise and Sam Dermott completing the race in 3:33.03 and 3:28.49. Considering this was only 4 weeks post covid, it was a fabulous effort by Louise.
In the same marathon Sarah Grant smashed her personal best time by over 6 minutes, crossing the line in 3:24.53.
Onwards and upwards LPS, there’s a tremendous season ahead for the endurance project under the stewardship of Mark Bleasdale and Tony O’Brien