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Nicholas Usher

Northern Road Relays

Glorious sunshine greeted runners at the northern road relay championships in Manchester, a far cry from the dismal conditions at Delamere two weeks earlier. This time the course was truly road relays, meandering around the perimeter of the Etihad stadium and the campus of Sports City. The younger age groups all ran a distance of […]

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Dan Slater on rostrum at world junior triathlon champs

Dan wins bronze on gold coast.

When Dan Slater first joined LPS five years ago it was with the intention of improving his running skills. Now at the age of 18 he just won a bronze medal at the World Junior triathlon Championships on Australia’s Gold coast. Out of 62 competitors who finished the junior event, Dan finished a very creditable […]

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Jamie Hopkins

Mixed Emotions for Jamie

There was mixed emotions at the weekend for 15 year old Ormskirk pupil, Jamie Hopkins. Jamie was part of a Lancashire schools team competing in the English Schools’ Combined events championships at the international stadium in Bedford. This is a gruelling event, with each athlete having to compete in eight track & field events, over […]

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Rosie Johnson, Kirsty Longley, Hilary Honeyball

Outstanding performance from our senior women

The first of the autumn relays began at Delamere Forest on Saturday with the North West Road Relays. Hilary Honeyball led the senior women’s team off coming home in 20th place (26.06), before Loughborough student, Rosie Johnson, took over on leg 2. Rosie soon began to catch the runners ahead of her & her time […]

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Cameron Ayres

Success at Medal Meeting

The final Mid-Lancs track & field event took the form of a medal meeting held at Stanley Park in Blackpool. Numbers were depleted in most events due to the number of athletes still away on holiday. Juniors, Matt Ingram & Kai Finch continued the dominance of their events. Matt winning both long (6.52m) & triple […]

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Mark Crompton

Mark Takes Decathlon Silver

Veteran, Mark Crompton, decided to take on the challenge of the Decathlon at this year’s British Masters Championships held in Sheffield. Mark’s strength was in his jumps and throws and so it proved over the two day event. A shot putt of 9.44m earned his highest point score of 549, closely followed by a high […]

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Sandy Clarkson gold medal winner at NA Champs

Sandy Takes Gold

This season’s northern athletics championships were held over two days at the newly re-furbished Wavertree Athletics Centre in Liverpool. Sunday turned out to be a golden day for high jumper Sandy Clarkson who took the U15 title with a leap of 1.76m to equal his personal best. There were medals too for fellow high jumpers, […]

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Mark Wynne

Mark is the Main Man

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton went into their final northern league match knowing their mid table position was precarious. First and second place was beyond them, but behind them three clubs were battling to avoid relegation. Blackpool provided perfect weather conditions, even if the track was in urgent need of improvement. On the day, veteran and […]

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Callum Garvey

Girls beat the elements to claim victory at Barrow.

There was end of season feeling to the final Mid-lancs fixture held at Barrow–in-Furness on Saturday. With the holiday season having started and the prospect of a 4 hour round trip, many youngsters decided to give this meeting ‘a miss’. For the 33 LPS athletes who did make the journey, they were met by heavy […]

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Mark Wynne

LPS Athletes have a field day

Sunny Blackpool was the venue for the club’s third fixture in this season’s northern league. The club was deprived of many senior athletes for a variety of reasons, so it was left to the club’s youngsters to fill the breach, with thirteen under 17’s stepping up to the mark. It was the field athletes who […]

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