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Challenging hills and record rankings

The Cuerden Valley cross country course is the most challenging of the series in the Mid-Lancs League. The continual ups and downs offer little opportunity for even paced running but it did suit many in the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent The Under 17 Men looked strong with Oliver Sutcliffe(4), Tom Corcoran(8) and Daniel Howells(10) but […]

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Kirsty `queen of the scene’ Longley

The New Year brought the county cross country championships. Merseyside held theirs at the switchback course of Sherdley Park, fortunately good underfoot, while Lancashire hopefuls were on the more demanding slopes of Blackburn’s Witton Park. At Merseyside the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, continues to defy her 41 years and took the Senior Women`s […]

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Nicholas Usher

Northern Road Relays

Glorious sunshine greeted runners at the northern road relay championships in Manchester, a far cry from the dismal conditions at Delamere two weeks earlier. This time the course was truly road relays, meandering around the perimeter of the Etihad stadium and the campus of Sports City. The younger age groups all ran a distance of […]

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Matt Ingram on the podium at Northern Athletics championships

Top Performances at County school Champs

For many youngsters, Saturday was the final day for them to achieve the qualifying standards for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships. LPS athletes were mainly split between Bebington Oval (Merseyside) and Stanley Park, Blackpool (Lancashire) as the venues for this year’s county schools championships. Conditions at both venues were ideal, so the […]

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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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