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Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal first and second at the Tunnel 10k

LPS Ladies first and second at Tunnel 10k

The annual Mersey Tunnel Run took place on Sunday with over 2,500 entries. The race started on the Liverpool side of the Mersey before entering the tunnel after 1Km. It was a steady ascent for the next 2K before the athletes saw daylight on the Wirral side. The final 5K from the Wallasey ferry terminal […]

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Emily Williamson leads Chloe Bousfield

Double delight for Matt

There was double delight for Matt Ingram at the first Mid-Lancs track & field meeting held at Blackburn’s Witton Park. His leap of 13.89 metres in the triple jump not only broke the club’s junior record, but put him 3rd on the all time club rankings. Just for good measure he comfortably won the long […]

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Hannah Doyle

Kirsty & Lisa Gawthorne take top two places at Hale 5, Hannah Doyle 10th at Rivington

Hale 5 mile Easter Sunday It was one two for LPS ladies at the Hale 5 mile road race on Easter Sunday as Kirsty Longley won this popular event and teammate Lisa Gawthorne taking second place. In a large field of 541 finishers, Kirsty was 7th overall and first lady in a new pb of […]

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Hope Kenddey

Winning start for Hope.

Hope Kennedy travelled to Spenborough in Yorkshire to compete in her first track & field meeting of the season. The 14 year old from Ormskirk took part in the Sheila Bolland Memorial Meeting and it was well worth the journey. Hope won the under 15 girl’s javelin with a throw of 26.55 metres, slightly below her […]

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Jenny Williamson

English School Cross Country Championships

This year’s event were held at Temple Newsam Park near Leeds and is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes. Runners had to battle against the elements as bitterly cold winds, occasional showers of sleet and deteriorating conditions underfoot, provided the challenge before them. They got very little sympathy from the […]

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Kirsty Longley running for Merseyside in the inter counties 2018

Kirsty Impresses Again

Club captain, Kirsty Longley, continued her fine run of form when competing in the inter county cross country championships at Loughborough on Saturday. Held in perfect weather conditions, although muddy underfoot, Kirsty was competing, not only against the best runners in England but in the other home countries as well. Representing Merseyside, Kirsty had an […]

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LPS Under 15 Girls

Disappointing finish to cross country season

The final Mid-Lancs cross country race of the season took place at Ulverston in the southern Lake District. It was however, a disappointing finale to the season for LPS runners, with only 11 making the journey north. The adverse weather conditions of the previous week, together with the 3 hour round trip, seemed to deter […]

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Kirsty Longley, Thorpe Park half marathon winner

LPS Runners Travel Far & Wide

This weekend saw LPS runners travel far & wide in search of competition. Women’s captain Kirsty Longley made the journey to London to compete in the Thorpe Park half marathon. On a windy, but sunny day, temperatures were only just above freezing. On an undulating course, Kirsty stayed with the leaders for the first 8 […]

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Amelia Hitchmough

Ryelands Park Cross Country / Parbold Hill Race

Although the cross country season draws to a close in the coming weeks, there was still plenty to run for in the latest Mid-Lancs race, held at Ryelands Park in Lancaster. Conditions were ideally suited for cross country. The best individual performances on the day were by Thomas Corlett who was 5th in the U17m […]

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Kirsty comes home to take the Liverpool & District Title at Clarkes Gardens

Outstanding Run From Kirsty

There was an outstanding run from Kirsty Longley to win the women’s title at the Liverpool & District Cross Country Championships held at Clarke’s Gardens in Woolton. It was typical cross country weather with a mixture of strong winds, wintry sunshine and the odd outburst of hail stones. Conditions underfoot were heavy in parts of […]

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