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Joined Sefton Harriers in October 1969. Current website editor
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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/  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Masters Virtual Mile

LPS had 10 competitors take part in the first ever British Masters Virtual Mile Race which was one of the few events to take place during the current lockdown.  There were over 1500 participants and the race was a team event with the first three to count. There were strong performances by all in the […]

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Looking forward to our return – please let us know your plans

(This has also been sent out as an email but I am aware that some people’s email addresses are probably out of date). We hope this finds you and your loved ones fit and well. Now that the country is on the roadmap out of lockdown we decided it was time to give you an […]

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Marty McLoughlin

Marty McLoughlin Podcast Interview

A quick look at the club records sections will give you an insight into the level which Marty McLoughlin reached during his career. Marty was a prolific distance runner at local, national and international level during the the 1980 and 90s, he won cross country medals at every level from local Liverpool & District up […]

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Gold for Gawthorne!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runner Lisa Gawthorne flew out to the Portuguese island of Madeira last week to take part in the European Non-Stadia 10K Championships which took place on the evening of Thursday 29th October at 8.30pm on the closed streets of Funchal. The race, which attracted runners from ten countries was an age group […]

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Covid 19 Lockdown Update (14th August 2020)

It’s now been nearly five months since we were all together at the track – I’m sure we’re all missing it and looking forward to the restart of training at Edge Hill. The Management Committee held a meeting last week and this communication is to update you on some decisions made at that meeting. Track […]

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Trafford AC Open Meetings 2020

After a complete absence of competitive athletics since March it was encouraging to see that Trafford AC have announced they plan to put on some open meetings starting next month. Open Meetings at Longford Park Announced The club is delighted to announce it is organising Open meetings at Longford Park from Saturday 1st August. All […]

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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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