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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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Victoria Gilbody

Record turn out at Litherland, British champs, Southport half & 10k

There was a record turnout of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes at the fourth Mid-Lancs League meeting held at Litherland Sports Park. Eighty youngsters took advantage of the glorious sunshine to put on an impressive display which saw both male and female teams record comfortable victories. The girl’s team’s total of 195 points beat Preston […]

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Jamie Hopkins centre with winning team

The Magnificent 7

Seven Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes have been selected to represent their respective counties at this year’s English Schools Track & Field championships which are being held at Birmingham’s Alexander stadium on July 13th & 14th. Five athletes are representing Merseyside schools and these include, Kai Finch (Senior Boy) – High Jump, Owen Southern (Inter […]

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Kirsty wins tour of Tameside again

Kirsty wins Tour of Tameside

The ‘Tour of Tameside’ series of races is the brain child of Dr. Ron Hill and involves 4 races over 4 consecutive days, over different distances & different terrains. It began with a 10K Multi-terrain race over woodland steps in Oldham on Thursday, before a 6 mile ‘hell on the fell’ race in Staleybridge on […]

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Matt Ingram on the podium at Northern Athletics championships

Top Performances at County school Champs

For many youngsters, Saturday was the final day for them to achieve the qualifying standards for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships. LPS athletes were mainly split between Bebington Oval (Merseyside) and Stanley Park, Blackpool (Lancashire) as the venues for this year’s county schools championships. Conditions at both venues were ideal, so the […]

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Kirsty – England’s number 1

Four LPS runners made the short journey across the river to compete in the Birkenhead park 5 mile race. On what is traditionally a fast course, Kirsty Longley demolished the course record when she won the women’s race in a time of 27.46. Her run was so impressive that she beat the second runner by […]

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Erin Birchall

LPS clinch third place

The second fixture in the Northern League division 2W took place at sun drenched Leigh Sports village on Sunday. Despite fielding a depleted team LPS(356) clinched third place, behind Leigh Harriers (405) and Team Isle of Man(368). Liverpool Harriers were 4th (322), Manchester Harriers were 5th, with Blackpool in 6th place (301). The hot conditions […]

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