About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Covid 19 Lockdown Update (14th August 2020)

It’s now been nearly five months since we were all together at the track – I’m sure we’re all missing it and looking forward to the restart of training at Edge Hill. The Management Committee held a meeting last week and this communication is to update you on some decisions made at that meeting. Track […]

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Trafford AC Open Meetings 2020

After a complete absence of competitive athletics since March it was encouraging to see that Trafford AC have announced they plan to put on some open meetings starting next month. Open Meetings at Longford Park Announced The club is delighted to announce it is organising Open meetings at Longford Park from Saturday 1st August. All […]

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Charles Edward Howarth.

I have added to our history section a compilation of some old Sefton Harrier material sent to me by the grandson of Charles Edward Howarth. Charles joined Sefton in the early years of the twentieth century after previously being captain of Pembroke. He went on to captain Sefton during the first world war. There are […]

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Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes was the first local, long-distance runner I heard of as a child in the early 80s – my mum told us that her work mate’s husband ran marathons! He would train every evening, setting off along Hatton Hill Road for a “long” run, sometimes joined by one of his daughters on her bike. […]

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Information Update

I hope everyone is keeping well and observing the government advice during these unprecedented times. There is no organised group training or competition taking place at the moment and it’s anyone’s guess when this will resume again, however we do have a few things to update you on. Karen got the latest batch of membership […]

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Coronavirus Covid-19

Following the updated advisory statement issued by England Athletics this morning we have now decided that club training sessions will cease for the time being. The club will not be running Tuesday or Thursday night sessions until further notice. The Sport Centre will be keeping the track open for the time being. If you want […]

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Northern Indoor Champs

A small number of our athletes attended the 2020’s first Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield on the 11th/12th January. Highlights of those that attended are as follows; Elliot Jones reached the semi final of the senior men 60m Grace Mitchell had a PB with 8.78 in the U17 women’s 60m Callum Garvey reached the semi […]

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Northern Indoor Title for Jamie Hopkins

Its only five days into 2020 and Jamie Hopkins has already completed in his first combined events in a new age group, as an U20, at the English Indoor Combined Events Championships at Sheffield. This championship is a heptathlon and encapsulates other area/regional titles including the Northern Championship. The competition is completed over two days […]

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Under 15 Boys Silver Medal winners 2020

Kirsty & Joe pick up Merseyside Titles

Clubs split across multiple counties tend to struggle in the team competitions leaving focus on the individuals and this year it was Kirsty Longley and Joe Niven who stepped up to the collect the top accolades with each picking up Merseyside championship titles at Stadt Moers Park Knowsley on Saturday. Kirsty (29:39) whose performances having […]

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English Schools Cup

Karyn Hannaway took a number of our club athletes to Derby on 7th December to compete in the final of the English Schools cup. They had a good day with some impressive performances. Full results can be found on this link                              […]

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