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Daryl Gardner 1928-2021

Daryl Gardner 1928-2021

Daryl Gardner who died on 20th November 2021 was a much liked and respected member of Sefton Harriers for many years. Originally form the London and a keen Arsenal supporter he did his national service in the RAF in the post war period of the late 1940s. It was shortly after national service that he […]

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S’e invited to England Junior Talent Programme.

Congratulations to Sé Loughlin, and coach Mark Bleasdale, on his selection to the England Athletics Junior Talent Programme. He richly deserves this opportunity for his commitment, dedication and application to improving as a runner. His progress over the last 18 months has been really impressive and has included a sub 15 clocking over 5k, amongst […]

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LPS senior men's team national road relay 2021

National six stage road relay championships

There was a fabulous turnout today at Sutton Park where our men’s senior team were part of 81 teams and 460 ultra-competitive runners in the National final of the Road Relays. In an incredibly fast start, with a lot of jostling our leg 1 runner Se Loughlin, one of the youngest in the field, more […]

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Chris Marsden

Christopher Marsden

Sadly I have to report the death of former Sefton Harriers club captain Chris Marsden on 17th September 2021 at the age of ninety. Born and raised in West Derby Chris joined Sefton in 1952 after his national service, he was to remain with the club for over a decade and was club captain during […]

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Mark Roberts

A successful 2021 track season for Mark Roberts

Despite the persistent interruption of competition and the difficulties in accessing tracks during the last eighteen months LPS’s under 17 athlete Mark Roberts was still able to record a very successful 2021 track season  In his first year in the under 20 age group Mark Roberts competed well in both the Northern Championships at Leigh […]

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Chris Maher

Northern Road Relay Championship

Redcar – Northern Road Relays 18th September 2021 It was an early start on Saturday for the 3 hour trip to Redcar, where we had two strong teams representing the club in the Northern Road Relays. The race this week was a step up in quality from the North West relays the previous week with […]

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Tony O'Brien

Tony O’Brien Podcast

A very full and in depth podcast interview with are very own Tony O’Brien is available on this link. For those who might not know Tony’s outstanding background in running this is certainly worth a listen. Tony who has recently joined our endurance coaching team also gives his thoughts on training and his general philosophy […]

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Kirsty moves to 4th on UK All Time List.

Kirsty Longley’s impressive road running form continues as she moved up to forth place on the UK all time list for V45/ for the half marathon. Running as part of a full England team at the Antrim Coast half marathon on the 29th August, on a breezy day she turned in yet another stunning performance […]

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Tom Farrell

The Making of an Olympian

You The Making of an Olympian is the title of a book currently published by New Generation Publishing. It is the autobiography of Tom Farrell the talented Liverpool Harrier who competed at both the Melbourne Olympics in 1956 and the following Olympics in Rome.

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Evergreen Kirsty Longley gets another England call up

At the tender age of 45 Kirsty Longley has earned another senior England vest having been selected for the Antrim half-marathon team. Despite all the difficulties of the last eighteen months Kirsty has remained fit and has been suitably reward with her forth England vest. https://www.englandathletics.org/athletics-and-running/news/2021-antrim-coast-half-marathon-team-selected/  

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