About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Walter Bridson

It is with deep regret that I report that our former club secretary Walter Bridson died on Saturday 8th December 2018, aged 71. Funeral Details Wally’s funeral will be held at St Benet`s RC Church, Copy Lane, Bootle, L30 7PE Thursday 20th December at 12 noon. Wally Bridson: An appreciation It has fallen to my […]

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London Marathon Club Entry

London Marathon The club is entitled to one guaranteed place at next year’s Virgin London marathon which takes place on Sunday 28th April. If you would like to be considered for this place, then you need to let club secretary, Karen Brown (karenprobert@yahoo.co.uk) know by Friday 13th December. The criteria for consideration are that you […]

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Cross Country Championship Entry Information

We are fast approaching the cross country championship season.  I will start collecting names in early December, please ensure you let your coach know which of the championships you wish to run in. Below is a list of the championships please note the closing dates. Championship Date Venue  Closing date  Merseyside 5th January Sherdley Park […]

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Celebration time after another quality performance

Kirsty leads England to Victory at Swansea.

In form Kirsty Longley was once again selected to represent England at cross country this time at the 31st British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Swansea’s Singleton Park on 17th November. Over a challenging 6k course Kirsty came a close second behind Ireland’s Teresa Doherty, ” I knew Teresa was in good form having run some […]

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Marshalls needed for Sefton Park Saturday 24th November

The Euro X Challenge event is being held at Sefton Park on November 24th starting at 10:45am. The Merseyside clubs have been asked if we can provide course marshalls for the day. If you are interested in helping out please let me know by Monday 19th November at the latest (email me at karenprobert@yahoo.co.uk). No […]

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PBs for Mark and Chris at Cheshire 10k. Tiff sets new course record

LPS athletes were busy again this weekend, on Saturday morning three of our runners took part in the Cheshire 10k in Warrington. In a good quality field Mark Wynne was first home for the club in 16th place with a fine time of 32.51. Fresh from his pb last week in the Abbey Dash in […]

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Lisa, Helen and Tiffany

Tiffany’s fast 5k at Halewodd

LPS athletes turned out in numbers for the monthly 5k race at Halewood on the 3rd November. Halewood has a history of good times so it was a perfect opportunity for young Tiffany Penfold to see how her winter training was progressing as she lined up with nine other club members in perfect conditions. Tiff […]

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Mike Beisty in the Pembroke vest at Newcastle Parkrun

Mike Beisty runs fast 5k

Mike Beisty continues to turn out excellent age graded performances down under in Australia, Mike who is only two months off his 60th birthday ran  18.23 in the Newcastle parkrun on 27th October. Mike finished 4th in the race an outstanding performance for an almost V/60. Mike’s dad Ken who was a long time member […]

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Charlie Doyle

Charlie Doyle

It is with sadness we record the passing of an old Sefton Harrier Charlie Doyle. Charlie was a lecturer at Millbank College and took up running in his mid 40s  joining Sefton through colleagues at the collage who also ran for Sefton.  He was a regular for many years at the club’s training nights from […]

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Sefton Park Cross Challenge Entry Proceedure

Athletes wishing to run in the UKA Cross Challenge to be held at Sefton Park on the 24th November are requested to let their coach know by the 7th November at the latest. Coaches are requested to submit a list of athletes to; John McCarten will handle all age groups up to Under 20s. Robbie […]

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