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Bart Woods

Bartholomew Woods 1937-2019

Although only active with Sefton Harriers for less than 15 years and having left Liverpool in 1978 to return home to native Ireland Bart Woods name will inevitable be linked with Sefton Harriers for that mid 1960s to the late 1970s period. Bart came to England to train as a school teacher in the early […]

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Club celebrates growing turnout at Sefton International

Sefton Park is one of the staple winter events in the clubs individual calendar but also features heavily in the northwest and national calendars too attracting top level stars and large media attention, and whilst the club would and will always celebrate the individual achievements, we must celebrate our biggest ever representation across all age […]

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LPS Athletes at Aintree Masters XC

LPS Flies the Flag at British Masters

Aintree’s famed racecourse grounds hosted a racing spectacle this weekend in the form of the British & Ireland Masters Cross Country, a selection only event bringing together the best veterans of the our isles for age-group racing over the hollowed turf which has previously created timeless sporting legends. Kirsty Longley continued her superior recent form […]

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LPS athletes do Merseyside Schools proud

A number of young LPS athletes representing Merseyside schools  made a trip to the Midlands on Saturday to take part in the Dave Sunderland Cup. fine runs by all in muddy conditions was enough to secure third place  for Merseyside. Well done to Karyn Hannaway and her squad which is showing great promise as well […]

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Mid Lancs Hyndburn XC 2019

Rosie leads the Senior Ladies back into the points at Hyndburn

Saturday saw a return to less distant pastures for the MidLancs Cross Country hosted at Hyndburn, a synonymous mud laden and varying terrain course, a favourite for the winter specialists within the club especially after the recent downpours, yet we must applaud those representing in the red and black hooped vest for the first time. […]

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London Marathon 2020

London Marathon 2020 The club is entitled to one guaranteed place at next year’s Virgin London marathon which takes place on Sunday 26th April. If you would like to be considered for this place, then you need to let club secretary, Karen Brown (karenprobert@yahoo.co.uk) know by Friday 13th December. The criteria for consideration are that […]

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Kirsty Longley

Kirsty does England proud with a new pb

The amazing Kirsty Longley did herself proud yet again with another pb in her first senior international. Running for England at the Abbey Dash 10k in Leeds she was second home for England and won her age category in a very impressive 33.40 which helped England to the team silver. Running your first senior international […]

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Three get England call up for international masters cross country

Three LPS athletes Kirsty Longley V40, Debbie Campbell V35 and Tony O’Brien V45 have all been called up to represent England in the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International on the 16th November. This annual cross country masters international is contested each by teams from England, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, and […]

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Kirsty Longley

International call up for Kirsty

The amazing and inspirational Kirsty Longley continues to defy all conventional logic regarding growing old and getting slower. After a record breaking season on the roads which has seem her turn in some excellent road performance from 5k to half marathon she was rightly award her first senior England international vest at the age of […]

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Liverpool & District Cross Country Sherdley Park

All eyes on Milburn & Conway

Whilst the eyes of the sporting world watched on in unified celebration with two feats of greatness over the marathon distance with Eluid Kipchoge entering the immortal running folklore alongside Roger Bannister followed by the long standing womens record broken the following day by Kenya’s rising star Brigid Kosgei at the 2019 Chicago marathon. At […]

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