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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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West Lancs senior boys team

Dan makes it 5 in a row

Dan Slater made it five in a row, when he won the senior boy’s title at Calderstones Park in this year’s Merseyside schools cross country championships. Dan has now claimed victory in all age groups since he started secondary school. Representing Sefton, he was a comfortable winner ahead of Joe Wigfield (Wirral), as he was […]

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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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Phil Spratt

Phil Spratt

We are saddened to report the sudden death of Phil Spratt on 10th January 2018 at the age of 84. Phil was well know in running circles, he came into the sport during the running boom in the 1980s  joining Sefton Harriers and despite being in his mid 40s when he took up the sport […]

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Ten Tackle Beacon

Ten senior men tackled the annual Ashurst Beacon race on 13th January, this popular event held over 5.9 miles starts and finishers close to the Ashurst Beacon. The first mile is almost all downhill so there is no prize for guessing the last mile is all uphill. Through farmyards along country lanes and some very […]

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Left To Right Vicky Gilbody, Helen Sahgal, Tiffany Penfold and Hilary Honeyball

Tiffany stars at Townley Park

Townely Park, Burnley, provided a picturesque setting for the latest Mid-Lancs Cross Country race. With many of the LPS teams in with a chance of medals, there was plenty at stake. Edge Hill university student, Tiffany Penfold, produced the best individual performance on the day, with victory in U20 women’s race and helped the senior […]

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LPS U15 Girls medal winners

County Cross Country Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes clinched individual and team medals as they contested the county cross country championships on Saturday. The Merseyside event took place at Arrowe park where conditions were soft underfoot, but with no wind and winter sunshine for most of the day, conditions were perfect for running. Kirsty Longley claimed the senior […]

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Kirsty in Rible Valley 10k

Kirsty takes Northern bronze medal

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, is having a series of remarkable runs at the age of 41. In the highly popular New Year`s Eve Ribble Valley 10K she battled winds to finish 84th overall and 7th Female behind international Laura Weightman. This gave her the first Over 40 prize in a time of 35.47 […]

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Beacon Park Report

‘Old but not obsolete!’, It was a day for the super-vets in the third L&D cross country fixture at the often avoided Beacon Park course! The cold and sunny conditions rapidly deteriorated into sleet and a heavy snow flurry as the race progressed. The team finished third behind Sutton St Helens and Liverpool Harriers. Kevin […]

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