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Club President Les Williams and his wife Brenda receive a presentation on behalf of the club for his long service. Left to Right, Leo Carroll Chairman of Merseyside County AA, Charles Gains Les Williams, Wally Bridson, Brenda Williams, Derek Pellatt.

News July 2008

Rimmer back on course By his high standards Michael Rimmer has had an indifferent run up to the Olympics. Among other performances he has recorded a 1.47.2 800m in Berlin and a 1.47.10 in Ostrava, season`s best by a UK runner but some way off other international performers. However, this was turned around in Milan […]

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Charlie Gains and George Leicester

News June 2008

Grade 1 performance from Adam Thomson In the third of the rotating Young Athletes Premier League matches Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at Preston Arena for an exciting encounter even though LPS were only to emerge third on the day. Beaten narrowly into second spot Adam Thomson probably deserved the nod for best club performance with […]

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Chris Hesketh on route to gold.

News May 2008

Forrester and Christian set targets Another busy weekend for the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Athletic Club. Hosting the first Young Athletes Northern Premier League match at Wavertree the local club dug deep to produce some significant performances and markers for the season. The sprinters still have a major presence as evidenced by the double Under 17 […]

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News April 2008

North West County Squad On Saturday 5th April, 6 LPS team members took part in North West County squads. They were selected for these Academy Squads because they were best in the North West on the Power of Ten. The athletes were chosen by UK Athletics, and they attended 3 winter training sessions in all. […]

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Micheal Rimmer Merseyside Sports Personality of the Year 2007

News February 2008

Merseyside School Cross Country Championships A number of club athletes took part in the Merseyside County Schools Cross Country Championships on a sunny winter’s day at Arrowe Park. The performance of the day came from Toby Loveridge, who despite running a year under his age group, came third in the Inter Boys race, only 6 […]

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Northern Cross L to R Ed Rimmer, Chris Hatton, Toby Loveridge, Mike Bride Country Championships.

News January 2008

Courtney Storms to County Title Three times winner of national cross country titles at 13 and 15 years of age Ormskirk’s Courtney Birch demonstrated her talent over difficult courses had not deserted her as she stormed to the Lancashire County Senior Women’s championship title at Blackburn. Currently a post-graduate research student in physical chemistry at […]

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News December 2007

Merseyside Schools Cross Country On a cold, wet morning a number of club athletes ran in the Merseyside schools’ races at Clarkes Gardens on Saturday 8th December. Although conditions under foot were very heavyin parts of the course, all athletes put in creditable performances and some achieved top ten finishes. In the under 16 boys, […]

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Toby Loveridge, Ed Rimmer and Mike Brid

News October 2007

Silver medals for LPS Under 15s Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hosted the North of England Young Athletes Road Relays on a beautiful day at Croxteth Park. The club`s reputation for collecting medals in these championships was further enhanced as the Under 15 boys rose to the occasion with a magnificent second place. Ed Rimmer was first […]

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News August 2007

Final League Match Report The final Senior match at Warrington on August 5th was characterised by some excellent efforts from our women led by wins from June Swift (800m 2.15.7), the indefatigable Kirsty Longley(3000m 10.59.1), the talented Faye Akins (High Jump 1.55= and TJ 9.75) and Philippa Makepeace (Long Jump 4.94). The real icing on the cake was […]

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News July 2007

Phil Taylor in Barcelona After a fabulous indoor season Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s international 400m runner has struggled with injury and is just emerging in the outdoor scene. His times have been for him modest and he forsook the poor weather in Britain for a meeting in Barcelona. Here again bad luck dogged him and the […]

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