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Sandy Clarkson gold medal winner at NA Champs

Sandy Takes Gold

This season’s northern athletics championships were held over two days at the newly re-furbished Wavertree Athletics Centre in Liverpool. Sunday turned out to be a golden day for high jumper Sandy Clarkson who took the U15 title with a leap of 1.76m to equal his personal best. There were medals too for fellow high jumpers, […]

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Mark Wynne

Mark is the Main Man

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton went into their final northern league match knowing their mid table position was precarious. First and second place was beyond them, but behind them three clubs were battling to avoid relegation. Blackpool provided perfect weather conditions, even if the track was in urgent need of improvement. On the day, veteran and […]

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Victoria Gilbody

Record turn out at Litherland, British champs, Southport half & 10k

There was a record turnout of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes at the fourth Mid-Lancs League meeting held at Litherland Sports Park. Eighty youngsters took advantage of the glorious sunshine to put on an impressive display which saw both male and female teams record comfortable victories. The girl’s team’s total of 195 points beat Preston […]

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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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Erin Birchall

LPS clinch third place

The second fixture in the Northern League division 2W took place at sun drenched Leigh Sports village on Sunday. Despite fielding a depleted team LPS(356) clinched third place, behind Leigh Harriers (405) and Team Isle of Man(368). Liverpool Harriers were 4th (322), Manchester Harriers were 5th, with Blackpool in 6th place (301). The hot conditions […]

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Owen Southern, Ciaran Callum GarveyScroggie, Harry Steele

High Jumpers Shine In Hyndburn Sun, and Matt Ingram in good form at Bedford

There were some strong personal performances despite the breezy conditions at the Mid Lancs League fixture at Hyndburn. This 3rd meeting of the season fell on a sunny Bank Holiday Saturday which no doubt contributed to a low turnout of LPS athletes at this pleasant Lancashire setting. Arguably the most exciting event of the day […]

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Mark Crompton

County Champion at 54

LPS athletes were spread across 3 counties as this year’s Track & Field championships that took place at the weekend. Jenny Pyatt won the senior women’s discus event with a throw of 40.52 metres which not only broke the Cheshire record, but it maintained her sequence of winning the county discus title at various age […]

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Lauren Lewis

Seniors clinch third place

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton’s senior team clinched third place on their return to division 2 of the Northern League. The meeting was held in glorious sunshine at the newly refurbished Wavertree Athletics centre in Liverpool. The event was won by a strong combined team from the Isle of Man (402), with last year’s winners, Leigh […]

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Lisa Gawthorne and Helen Sahgal first and second at the Tunnel 10k

LPS Ladies first and second at Tunnel 10k

The annual Mersey Tunnel Run took place on Sunday with over 2,500 entries. The race started on the Liverpool side of the Mersey before entering the tunnel after 1Km. It was a steady ascent for the next 2K before the athletes saw daylight on the Wirral side. The final 5K from the Wallasey ferry terminal […]

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Lucy wins triple gold

Eighteen year old, Lucy Townson, took advantage of the Blackpool sunshine to win 3 gold medals in the senior sprint events, with victory in the 100m (12.9), 200m (26.4) & 400m (60.2). Not far behind her, was Lauren Lewis 17W who also won gold in the 100m (12.6) & 200m (26.0) before taking silver in […]

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