About Robbie Wood

Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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Pls under 15s at Blackpool

Under 15 Girls Excel at Blackpool

Another great set of results for our very talented u15 girls group at the Mid Lancs at Lawsons Ground in Blackpool today. The team finishing 1st overall. Erin Frost finished in 2nd place on 12:26whilst sisters Sarah and Anna Yates came in very strongly in 5th and 14th places to ensure the team took overall […]

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Sarah & Anna Yate

County Cross Country Championships

Lancashire Witton Park The anticipated traditional January mud fest in Blackburn didn’t disappoint as the heavens had opened at least 24 hours earlier to ensure athletes (or their parents!) needed to invest heavily in washing machine powder!  We had 13 athletes representing the club across the U15 (boys and girls), U17 men, U20 men plus […]

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Se Loughlin & Luke Edwards

Ribble Valley 10k including North of England 10k Championships

Ribble Valley 10k including North of England 10k Championships – 27 December 2021 It was a dark and early start to get to Clitheroe for the much anticipated Ribble Valley 10k. The entry field included at least 4 Olympians, runners who had run in the Diamond League, European and World cross country championships, a British […]

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Opportunities to help deliver LPS Strategic Development Plan

We have produced an online form to help us press on with the the club’s Strategic Development Plan. Your support in this exciting project would be appreciated. As well as becoming involved you may have the opportunity to up date your current qualifications within the sport or possibly go in other directions. We look forward to […]

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LPS Development Plan

Based on results from the recent online survey Kit Loughlin has produced a ‘Strategic Development Plan’ for the future direction of our club. Kit presented this plan at a meeting at Ormskirk on Wednesday  8th December and it was overwhelmingly endowed by the meeting. We intend now to press on with this plan, I therefore […]

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Ross Harrison (left) 2nd, Johnny Mellor(centre) 1st, Jon-Jo Doherty (right) 3rd in L&D champs

Senior Women retain L&D title at Sefton Park

After an enforced one year absence caused by Covid the UKA cross challenge returned to Sefton Park on 27th November. There was however  concern in the hours leading up to this event as storm Arwen ran a mock across the UK uprooting trees and bringing down power lines. It was once again the selection event […]

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Daryl Gardner 1928-2021

Darrell Gardner 1928-2021

Darrell Gardner who died on 20th November 2021 was a much liked and respected member of Sefton Harriers for many years. Originally form the London and a keen Arsenal supporter he did his national service in the RAF in the post war period of the late 1940s. It was during his national service that he […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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