A week in the life of LPS

Apologies for the delay in this week’s update, it would have been earlier but I’ve been counting Neil Roberts’ birthday candles. Who knew they made boxes of 60?  Happy birthday Neil, hope you’ve had a great day. Last Tuesday saw a number of our athletes attending the Trafford Open event with great performances from Jake […]

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Lancashire County Championships

Well that was a weekend and a half. All the news that’s fit to print about the County Championships. For me I was officiating with Mrs Casey at Blackpool in the Lancashires. Keeping us company were Miss A Peers, Nurse M Lockwood (an honorary Pembrokian) and young Mar-Bel Casey covering five throwing events between them. […]

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The week that was ….round up

The week started brightly with Isaac (Zac) Dickinson winning his 1st 400m in the Trafford Open event on Tuesday night.  Zac’ s time was a hugely impressive 54:36. Moving on from sprinting around the track to 5k road running, we had 7 athletes taking part in the Christleton 5K on Friday evening. Big mentions to Ross […]

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May the 4th be with you … and other dates too

A week into May and Team LPS are already moving with intent. Coach Mark Bleasdale accompanied by Greg Callaghan led by example and ran the Astley Park Trail race on Wednesday evening, Greg completing the 4.6 mile course in 24:32 and Mark in 32:11. On Saturday, we continued to show our support for local community […]

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Charles Gains

Charles Gains 1933-2022

Charles funeral will be held at 10am on Friday 20th May at Burscough Crematorium L40 7SP Charles Gains 1933-2022 Charles who died on the 2nd May was born in Liverpool in 1933 growing up in those pre war years his family lived in Dovecote before moving to Hunts Cross. Like so many of his generation […]

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Stop! It’s Hammer Time

Here’s our star of future field events, Marbs Casey with coach Dave Brown and club secretary Karen Brown. Marbs achieved 2 new PBs at Witton Park in the Mid Lancs League as she threw the hammer an incredible 30 metres and followed up with 19.57 in the discus. Plenty of reasons to smile!   

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Senior men road relay 2022

Sutton Park Success For Senior Men

  The positive start to the season continued on Saturday in the National Road Relays (12 stage) at Sutton Park. In a race littered with elite athletes on an annual basis, our senior men finished in 28th position overall.  The team started well with Luke Edwards (27:20) in 33rd position after the long (8.66km) 1st […]

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What a weekend of achievements!

Well that was a weekend of PBs or LPS members just being pretty brilliant.   Starting with our very own timewarp man, Mark Hudson, who was 1st finisher in his age group in the Gaudos half marathon in Malta. Mark also achieved a personal best of 1:32.58.     Lisa Gawthorne and Gregory Callaghan were […]

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Northern Road Relays – Birkenhead Park

The sun shone on the club today in the Northern Road relays (and 5k races) at Birkenhead Park as we fielded 6 teams across both junior and senior age groups. Our senior men “A” team produced their best ever performance in the 12 stage relays, finishing in 10th position overall, with notable performances across the […]

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English Schools Cross Country Championships

The cross country season finished for our athletes on Saturday with 5 from the club representing their counties in the English Schools Cross Country Championships at Hop Farm, Kent, Erin Frost representing Merseyside schools in the inter girls race finished in a credible 16:08, where the winner Jess Bailey was also victorious at the Nationals […]

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