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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Kirsty Longley

Kirsty sets new club record for Half Marathon

Kirsty Longley who has been racing consistently well all year took part in the Manchester Half Marathon on Sunday. In a high quality field Kirsty finished in 88th position overall (5th women) in a time of 78.26 which was a new pb for her and also a new club record. She also collected the first […]

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Publicity Officer Wanted

Do you have a journalistic bent ? Do you love to write ? The club has a volunteer opportunity for a Publicity Officer. The role involves preparing competition reports and publishing them on the club website and in the local press. Both the website and the press reports help promote the club and draw in […]

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LPS athletes at Ron Hill's 80th Birthday Race

Ron Hill’s 80th Birthday Race

On the 25th of September 14 LPS members travelled over to Whitworth, Lancashire for the ‘Ron Hill 80th Birthday Celebration race’. Ron Hill who is very well known and admired throughout the running world was on hand to act as both starter and prize giver. Mark Wynne was 2nd and Chris Maher 4th and with […]

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Elliot Jones

Astonishing sprinting from Elliot Jones

Elliot Jones who is continuing his studies at Monash(Melbourne) University took part in the University National Championships held at Griffith University on the picturesque Gold Coast. He put together an astonishing series of 100m sprints 10.86 (Qualifier), 10.71 (Semi-Final) and 10.54 (Final). The latter earned him a brilliant bronze medal although the 10.54 time, we […]

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Lisa goes below 19 minutes for a new PB, Helen wins in Spain.

Running in the very popular Sale Sizzler 5k on 16th august Lisa Gawthorne claimed  a new pb with a time of 18.49. This was enough to see her finish 5th female and second V/35. Over in Spain whilst on a family holiday Helen Sahgal won the 7.4k XIV Cursa Nocturna Ronda Murada Alcúdia which was […]

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23rd Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given, that the 23rd Annual General Meeting of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton H&AC will take place on Friday 21st September 2018 at Sporting Edge (upstairs room), Edge Hill University, commencing at 7.30pm. All club members are invited to attend. The club is eager to recruit more members to join the club committee, […]

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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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