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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Big turnout by LPS at the 3rd Harrock Hill Race

On yet another very warm July evening eleven LPS athletes made the short trip to Lancashire for the third in the four race series of Harrock Hill races. Ian Roberts was first home from the club in 9th place in the very fast time of 36.48  for this challenging 5 mile course. Ian who recently […]

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an Doyle on the long decent from the summit of Snowdon

Ian Doyle’s Snowdon Adventure

In preparation for the Lancaster Marathon in September, Ian Doyle donned his LPS club vest on Saturday to compete in the 43rd Jewson International Snowdon Race. The race is a ten-mile category ‘A’ fell race in Wales, from Llanberis to the Peak of Mount Snowdon. Contestants must make the five miles up the Llanberis Path to […]

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Helen Sahgal and Lisa Gawthorne

World duathlon champs

Helen Sahgal and Lisa Gawthorne flew the GB flag the world duathlon championships held at Odense in Denmark on  8th July. Both of them have previous international experience over this event and it paid dividends as Helen finished 5th and Lisa 12th in their age group. The run was largely in the town centre across […]

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John McCarten on his way back

Dave Brown paid a visit this week to see how club coach John McCarten was convalescing after his recent illness. Dave was pleased to fine John in good spirits and making good progress on his recovery. John is keeping up to date on the clubs progress via our website and is hoping to be back […]

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Vicky Gilbody

Tour of Merseyside 2018

The 52 mile Tour of Merseyside, in its 6th Year now has its first LPS title as Victoria Gilbody surpasses her 2016 runners-up podium place with a Female winner’s trophy. Over the past three years of entering the race, Vicki has gained a reputation for improving in stature & finesse through the six races across […]

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Tricia Farrell, Phil Taylor and Ray Twentyman

Congratulation to Phil Taylor & Sophie Hine.

Former 400m international Phil Taylor recently married Sophie Hine in Lucca, Italy, Sophie is herself a former international high jumper. Phil collected a European Indoor 4 x 400m relay gold medal at Birmingham in 2007 and a silver in 2009 in Turin. He is now a successful business man based in Birmingham. We wish them well for […]

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Owen Southern, Ciaran Callum GarveyScroggie, Harry Steele

High Jumpers Shine In Hyndburn Sun, and Matt Ingram in good form at Bedford

There were some strong personal performances despite the breezy conditions at the Mid Lancs League fixture at Hyndburn. This 3rd meeting of the season fell on a sunny Bank Holiday Saturday which no doubt contributed to a low turnout of LPS athletes at this pleasant Lancashire setting. Arguably the most exciting event of the day […]

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Steve Lennon

Harrock Hill Race

Ten club members made the short trip to Lancashire on the 23rd May for the first race in the four race series of the Harrock Hill series, this popular 5 and a bit miles race takes in some lovely countryside as well as being a testing course for those who like of off road events […]

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Hillary Honeyball winner of Liverpool marathon 2018

Sun shines on LPS as Kirsty tops ranking and Hillary wins marathon

On a weekend of beautiful spring sunshine LPS athletes hit the roads picking up titles and PBs. It was an early start to the weekend as on Friday night five of our runners made the journey to Cheshire for the very fast and popular Christlelton 5k. First LPS runner home was Mark Wynne in 43rd […]

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Chris Marsden

Chris Marsden

I recently spent a couple of very enjoyable hours talking to Chris Marsden a member of Sefton Harriers successful road and cross country team of the mid to late 1950s. Chris who is now 87 still lives close to West Derby village, the home of Sefton Harriers from 1917 until the merger with Pembroke in […]

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