About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
Author Archive | Robbie Wood

S’e invited to England Junior Talent Programme.

Congratulations to Sé Loughlin, and coach Mark Bleasdale, on his selection to the England Athletics Junior Talent Programme. He richly deserves this opportunity for his commitment, dedication and application to improving as a runner. His progress over the last 18 months has been really impressive and has included a sub 15 clocking over 5k, amongst […]

Read full story Comments are closed
LPS senior men's team national road relay 2021

National six stage road relay championships

There was a fabulous turnout today at Sutton Park where our men’s senior team were part of 81 teams and 460 ultra-competitive runners in the National final of the Road Relays. In an incredibly fast start, with a lot of jostling our leg 1 runner Se Loughlin, one of the youngest in the field, more […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Chris Marsden

Christopher Marsden

Sadly I have to report the death of former Sefton Harriers club captain Chris Marsden on 17th September 2021 at the age of ninety. Born and raised in West Derby Chris joined Sefton in 1952 after his national service, he was to remain with the club for over a decade and was club captain during […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Mark Roberts

A successful 2021 track season for Mark Roberts

Despite the persistent interruption of competition and the difficulties in accessing tracks during the last eighteen months LPS’s under 17 athlete Mark Roberts was still able to record a very successful 2021 track season  In his first year in the under 20 age group Mark Roberts competed well in both the Northern Championships at Leigh […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Chris Maher

Northern Road Relay Championship

Redcar – Northern Road Relays 18th September 2021 It was an early start on Saturday for the 3 hour trip to Redcar, where we had two strong teams representing the club in the Northern Road Relays. The race this week was a step up in quality from the North West relays the previous week with […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Tony O'Brien

Tony O’Brien Podcast

A very full and in depth podcast interview with are very own Tony O’Brien is available on this link. For those who might not know Tony’s outstanding background in running this is certainly worth a listen. Tony who has recently joined our endurance coaching team also gives his thoughts on training and his general philosophy […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Kirsty moves to 4th on UK All Time List.

Kirsty Longley’s impressive road running form continues as she moved up to forth place on the UK all time list for V45/ for the half marathon. Running as part of a full England team at the Antrim Coast half marathon on the 29th August, on a breezy day she turned in yet another stunning performance […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Evergreen Kirsty Longley gets another England call up

At the tender age of 45 Kirsty Longley has earned another senior England vest having been selected for the Antrim half-marathon team. Despite all the difficulties of the last eighteen months Kirsty has remained fit and has been suitably reward with her forth England vest. https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/2021-antrim-coast-half-marathon-team-selected/  

Read full story Comments are closed
Mark Roberts

Silver for Mark Roberts at English Schools

Mark Roberts won silver in the 400m at the English Schools Championships last weekend at SportCity Manchester. In a thrilling final Mark ran a very impressive 48.40 which sends him up the rankings. In form Mark also turned in a very impressive 1.53 800m earlier this season. It’s a good started to a delayed season […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Tommy Hagan 1948-2021

Former club endurance coach Tommy Hagan died peacefully at home on 4th May 2021. Those who trained at Kirkby in the early to mid 1990s will probably remember Tommy as a no nonsense coach who was extremely generous with his time and commitment to his athletes. Tommy came from a competitive cycling background and he […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }