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Rosie Johnson silver medal at England Champs

Silver for Rosie at Bedford

Following a knee injury a last minute decision by Rosie Johnson to run in the English Under 23 Championships at Bedford paid off for the LPS athlete. A tactical 1500m race played into her hands and she was always thereabouts with the leading group. When the action really started the Bracknell runner Amelia Quirke(4.23.12) was […]

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Ella Jones

Impressive performances by LPS women on the roads

The Tour of Tameside is a series of four events held on successive days over demanding courses. It consists of a Trail 10K, a `Hell on the Fell’ 6 miles, a `Hero Half Marathon’ and culminates in the Hyde 7 mile Road Race. Over 40 miles of tough competition, originally an idea of the legendary […]

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Kirsty beats Jo Pavey

The England and Celtic Masters International Match was incorporated in the huge Birmingham 10K Race that attracted 7000 runners. By virtue of previously beating 40 minute three Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women were invited, Kirsty Longley, Helen Sahgal and Lisa Gawthorne, representing England. After an exhausting week with victories over 5K and a Half Marathon it […]

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Double act deliveries

Division 2 of the Northern Track and Field League is a lot tougher than it first appears with only six teams per match and two certain of relegation a lack of concentration can result in the drop to a very different level of competition as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton has experienced previously. It was therefore a […]

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Dan Slater

London Marathon

Three LPS athletes competed in the London Marathon with distinction. Cambridge University student, Dan Slater, ran an astonishing debut time of 2.36.56 and loved the experience. After being plagued by 18 months of injuries Sammy Rashid, now approaching 55, also recorded an amazing 3.07.16, automatically qualifying for next years event. Danny Gilbody another delighted participant […]

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Tiffany Penfold, Chris Maher, Vicky Gilbody

Encouraging end of winter season

It has been a terrific cross country and road running season for LPS Senior Men and Women. Choice of top performers went to Tiffany Penfold and Chris Maher. Most improved was awarded to Vicki Gilbody. Presentations were made trackside at Edge Hill University.

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LPS Team and Supporters

Another great run from Tiffany

The climax of the winter season is the National Senior 12 and 6 Stage relays at over the legendary demanding course at Sutton Park, Birmingham. Over 50 teams faced the starter for the Women’s six-stager with Debbie Campbell shouldering again the responsibility of lead-off. Demonstrating the courage she has displayed all season, she ground out […]

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John Dobie

Splendid day at Birkenhead Park

The Northern Mens 12 Stage and Womens 6 Stage Road Relays are a highlight of the sporting calendar and returned again to the excellent surroundings of Birkenhead Park. The sun shone on competitors particularly the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent. The combination of short and long legs tests the capacity and resilience of the numerous clubs […]

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Oliver Sutcliffe

English Schools at Leeds

For many the English Schools Cross Country Championships are the height of the season. This year they returned to Temple Newsham Park, Leeds, normally a picturesque setting but not helped on this occasion by high wind and driving rain. Several Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes competed creditably for their counties. In the Junior Boys race Michael […]

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County pride

The Inter-counties Cross Country Championships were once again held at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough. The course was undulating and good underfoot although the windy conditions were not entirely helpful. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Harrier`s representatives were spread over three counties and abundantly demonstrated their selections. Early up Tiffany Penfold, unable to run in the Under 20 event, […]

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