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Masters Virtual Mile

LPS had 10 competitors take part in the first ever British Masters Virtual Mile Race which was one of the few events to take place during the current lockdown.  There were over 1500 participants and the race was a team event with the first three to count. There were strong performances by all in the […]

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Looking forward to our return – please let us know your plans

(This has also been sent out as an email but I am aware that some people’s email addresses are probably out of date). We hope this finds you and your loved ones fit and well. Now that the country is on the roadmap out of lockdown we decided it was time to give you an […]

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Marty McLoughlin

Marty McLoughlin Podcast Interview

A quick look at the club records sections will give you an insight into the level which Marty McLoughlin reached during his career. Marty was a prolific distance runner at local, national and international level during the the 1980 and 90s, he won cross country medals at every level from local Liverpool & District up […]

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Gold for Gawthorne!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton runner Lisa Gawthorne flew out to the Portuguese island of Madeira last week to take part in the European Non-Stadia 10K Championships which took place on the evening of Thursday 29th October at 8.30pm on the closed streets of Funchal. The race, which attracted runners from ten countries was an age group […]

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Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts enters Youth Talent Program

Promising young middle distance runner Mark Roberts has been accepted into ‘Youth Talent Programme’ for 2020-22. This is an invitation-only programme run between Loughborough College and England Athletics which has grown from the former AASE scheme and is aimed ay developing the country’s most promising youths. Congratulations to both Mark and his coach Mark Bleasdale […]

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Covid 19 Lockdown Update (14th August 2020)

It’s now been nearly five months since we were all together at the track – I’m sure we’re all missing it and looking forward to the restart of training at Edge Hill. The Management Committee held a meeting last week and this communication is to update you on some decisions made at that meeting. Track […]

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Trafford AC Open Meetings 2020

After a complete absence of competitive athletics since March it was encouraging to see that Trafford AC have announced they plan to put on some open meetings starting next month. Open Meetings at Longford Park Announced The club is delighted to announce it is organising Open meetings at Longford Park from Saturday 1st August. All […]

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Charles Edward Howarth.

I have added to our history section a compilation of some old Sefton Harrier material sent to me by the grandson of Charles Edward Howarth. Charles joined Sefton in the early years of the twentieth century after previously being captain of Pembroke. He went on to captain Sefton during the first world war. There are […]

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Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes

Brian Hughes was the first local, long-distance runner I heard of as a child in the early 80s – my mum told us that her work mate’s husband ran marathons! He would train every evening, setting off along Hatton Hill Road for a “long” run, sometimes joined by one of his daughters on her bike. […]

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Information Update

I hope everyone is keeping well and observing the government advice during these unprecedented times. There is no organised group training or competition taking place at the moment and it’s anyone’s guess when this will resume again, however we do have a few things to update you on. Karen got the latest batch of membership […]

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