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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Debbie Campbell

Debbie makes a winning start

On a wet and difficult evening  Debbie Campbell made a winning start to her LPS career with victory at the Harrock Hill race on 28th June, twenty fours hours of constant rain prior to the event made this already challenging course ‘tricky’ to say the least but this did not deter a field of almost […]

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Helen Sahgal Lisa Gawthorne

Helen wins and Lisa takes 3rd place at Port Sunlight 5k

Helen Sahgal (18.25) and Lisa Gawthorne (19.36) took first and third places in the baking heat at the Port Sunlight 5k on the 18th June. It was good training for the girls as the prepare for the world duathalon world champs later this year.  

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Kirsty on route to victory

Kirsty wins tour of Tamside

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton club captain, Kirsty Longley, is the year’s winner of the Tour of Tamseide. The event is a four day running challenge with a different event each day, including, an off-road10K, a fell race, a half marathon and a 7 mile road race. The variety of running routes and terrains is challenge […]

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Lisa Gawthorne

Lisa wins in Nevada

Lisa Gawthorne doesn’t go anywhere without her running shoes. While on holiday in Vegas recently, she ran a 5K race near Red Rock canyon in Nevada. With temperatures at 87 degrees when the race started at 7.00 am, Lisa described it as ‘running in an oven’. Not only was Lisa the first woman home but […]

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Scarlet Whitfield with long jumper Jazmin Sawyers

Bedford International Games

Some of the UK’s best ‘up and coming ‘ and experienced field athletes, along with UKA’s elite coaching fraternity attended this quality event. All athletes were trying to get a qualifying standard for entry to this year’s World, Commonwealth Youth or European U23 championships. The competition included a number of olympian & GB athletes, such […]

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Merseyside County Road Running Grand Prix

The 2017 Merseyside County Road Running Grand Prix is now under way with 3 of the 10 races already completed. LPS have entered this so if you want to be part the event and be eligible for the prizes make sure you take part in the forthcoming events and links to current results are available […]

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John Dobie sets new record at Sandstone Challenge

The irrepressible John Dobie goes from strength to strength in his new V/70 category, on Saturday 6th May he took part in the annual Satndstone Challenge. This is an event which runs the full length of the Standstone trail from Whitchurch in Shropshire to Frodsham in Cheshire, a distance of 34 miles of which 90% […]

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Tom Dickinson U15B bronze medalist

Mid Lancs Awards

The Mid-lancs League held their annual awards evening at Bamber Bridge on Friday. Club captain, Kirsty Longley, picked up two individual awards, finishing second senior lady and first over 35 lady in the 6 races over the course of season, not to mention leading the senior ladies team to the silver medal. Tom Dickinson picked […]

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Junior section updated

Wally Bridson has been busy updating items for the junior section of the club website, the following new items are now available downloading Young Athletes Newsletter April 2017 AAA Common Standards_2017-18 Mid Lancs T&F League Order of Events 2017 ESAA Current Standards 2017 LPS Junior website page

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Congratulations to Caroline Watkins

Congratulations to former Sefton Harrier Professor Caroline Watkins who was made a Dame in the New Years Honors List. Caroline was given the award a DBE (Dame of British Empire) for services to nursing and care – having spent 40 years caring and researching. Caroline is the only stroke care professor in the UK and […]

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