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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Albert Knowles

Albert ‘Bertie’ Knowles 1934-2024

Funeral will be at Thornton Crematorium on Wednesday 28th February at 13.30 One of most memorable and pleasant characters of local athletics sadly passed away on the 2nd February 2024 at the age of 89. Albert ‘Bertie’ Knowles had been involved in athletics for over 70 years. As a young boy growing up in post […]

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2023 London Marathon

LPS are likely to have a single club entry for the 2023 TCS London Marathon which takes place on Sunday 23rd April. I should have final confirmation of how many places we have been allocated by Tuesday 29th November. If you would like to be considered for the place, then please let club secretary, Karen […]

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Charles Gains

Charles Gains 1933-2022

Charles funeral will be held at 10am on Friday 20th May at Burscough Crematorium L40 7SP Charles Gains 1933-2022 Charles who died on the 2nd May was born in Liverpool in 1933 growing up in those pre war years his family lived in Dovecote before moving to Hunts Cross. Like so many of his generation […]

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Athlete & Triathletes needed for research study at Edge Hill

Tom Faraday is looking for runners & Triathletes to participants in an Endurance Running Research Study Tom is investigating the use of a resistance exercise session to prime the day before for a 5 km TIME TRIAL RUN and need volunteers to take part! Study Title: The physiological and biomechaninical effects of a resistance priming session […]

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Lisa Gawthorne & Tony O’Brien

Lisa & Tony Take Gold, 3 LPS athletes in Lancashire Team

A welcome sight at Sheffield for the indoor championships where Tony O’Brien and Lisa Gawthorne both took home gold in the 3000m. Tony winning the British Masters in 9:01 and Lisa the V40 womens’ in 11:27.  It’s been a good weekend for the club   Three LPS in Lancashire Team Finally, Ive just seen the […]

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We are looking into hiring a coach to take our athletes and spectators linked to the club to London on Sat 26 Feb, where we currently have a small number of athletes participating. If we can provide transport, albeit a very early start, it may enable others to compete or to come along and support […]

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Anna Peers

Northern indoor championships

LPS athletes travelled over to Sheffield over the weekend to compete in the North of England indoor championships, pride  of place must go to our only medallist Tom Kwissa who took bronze in the senior mens high jump. I think he’ll agree with me that he’s probably a little disappointed with his 1.85m but, nevertheless, […]

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Kirsty take Northern Master Half Marathon Title

Well done to Kirsty Longly, who won the Northern Masters Half Marathon championships held within the Helsby half marathon with a really solid 78:25. One of the most popular half marathons in the country and attracting over 1000 runners, Kirsty turned in yet another superb performance  and was the 2nd female overall.

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Pls under 15s at Blackpool

Under 15 Girls Excel at Blackpool

Another great set of results for our very talented u15 girls group at the Mid Lancs at Lawsons Ground in Blackpool today. The team finishing 1st overall. Erin Frost finished in 2nd place on 12:26whilst sisters Sarah and Anna Yates came in very strongly in 5th and 14th places to ensure the team took overall […]

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Sarah & Anna Yate

County Cross Country Championships

Lancashire Witton Park The anticipated traditional January mud fest in Blackburn didn’t disappoint as the heavens had opened at least 24 hours earlier to ensure athletes (or their parents!) needed to invest heavily in washing machine powder!  We had 13 athletes representing the club across the U15 (boys and girls), U17 men, U20 men plus […]

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