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Debbie Campbell

Debbie Queen of the Hill

There was a poignancy to the 49th running of the Parbold Hill race following the recent death of its founder Derek Dalton. The popularity of the race held over nearly 7 miles of tough hills and country he initiated remains undiminished and some 461 completed the course in perfect conditions. Superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary […]

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L&D Champions 2019

Resurgent LPS take District titles

There was a buzz in the air even before the start of the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships at Allerton. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were fielding strong squads in both the men’s and women’s races. From the gun LPS was prominent especially Chris Maher who is having a stunning season. He could comfortably […]

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Mid Lancs Cpr/Defib/Heart Start

The third Mid Lancs League CPR, defibrillator and Heart Start training session is scheduled for February 26th. The session will familiarize candidates with the MLL’s defibrillator and with CPR, as well as taking a wider approach of what to do in different emergency situations as well as heart attacks. The session will take place in […]

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Tiffany Penfold

Another great performance from Tiffany

The Northern Cross Country Championships were again held at Pontefract over a dry, rolling course. In spite of not racing since early December the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton international Tiffany Penfold unhesitatingly took the lead in the Junior Women`s race, pressurising her rivals. Her initial 10 second lead began to evaporate though in the final kilometre […]

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Danny picks up bronze at North of England Indoor Championships

LPS had a fair turn out for the Northern Senior and Under 20 Indoor Championships at Sheffield last weekend. Pride of place goes to Danny Higham who secured a bronze medal in the senior 400m with 49.68s, the clubs only medal. Owen Southern followed up his recent 2.00m in Manchester (the fifth best jump ever […]

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LPS Under 11 girls

Young Sarah continues to impress

After the excitement of the county cross country championships it was back to the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League at Burnley for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Under 11 Sarah Yates is having a very impressive debut season finishing fourth but only a few metres off the winner. A really good spirit is evolving in this age […]

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Chris Pedder, Shaun Lea, Debbie Campbell and Sam Car

Debbie wins at Ashurst Beacon

Debbie Campbell continued her good form with an emphatic victory in the Ashurst Beacon Hill Race on the 12th of January. Finishing 24th in a classy field she was the second LPS athlete home. Only Ian Roberts in 6th place managing to get the better of her on this off road hilly course, the type […]

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Kirsty `queen of the scene’ Longley

The New Year brought the county cross country championships. Merseyside held theirs at the switchback course of Sherdley Park, fortunately good underfoot, while Lancashire hopefuls were on the more demanding slopes of Blackburn’s Witton Park. At Merseyside the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, continues to defy her 41 years and took the Senior Women`s […]

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Tiffany Penfold team gold medal winner at European cross country championships 2018

Tiffany performs at the highest level

Tiffany Penfold astonished a few with her GB Under 20 selection for the European Cross Country Championships hosted in Tilburg, the Netherlands but she justified her choice with a stirring run. The course was typically `continental’ with long, flat, lakeside stretches of sand and a scattering of artificial barriers. The start was always going to […]

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Walter Bridson

It is with deep regret that I report that our former club secretary Walter Bridson died on Saturday 8th December 2018, aged 71. Funeral Details Requiem Mass will be held at St Benet’s RC Church, Copy Lane, Bootle, L30 7PE on Thursday 20 December at 12 noon followed by interment at Thornton Cemetery. Family flowers only […]

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