About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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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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Bart Woods

Bartholomew Woods 1937-2019

Although only active with Sefton Harriers for less than 15 years and having left Liverpool in 1978 to return home to native Ireland Bart Woods name will inevitable be linked with Sefton Harriers for that mid 1960s to the late 1970s period. Bart came to England to train as a school teacher in the early […]

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LPS athletes do Merseyside Schools proud

A number of young LPS athletes representing Merseyside schools  made a trip to the Midlands on Saturday to take part in the Dave Sunderland Cup. fine runs by all in muddy conditions was enough to secure third place  for Merseyside. Well done to Karyn Hannaway and her squad which is showing great promise as well […]

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