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Excellent Endurance Video, a must see

This film was made in 1979 and has interviews with athletes trained by the great coach, Arthur Lydiard. One of these is Jack Foster who gave up cycling in his 30`s and took up running. He was a member of Liverpool Pembroke AC before he left for New Zealand and went on to represent that […]

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Clare Constable

NA Road Relay Championships

This season’s  Northern Athletic relays were held in sun drenched Stanley Park, Blackpool on Saturday. The men were required to run 12 stages with four being long (9.2K) and eight short stages(5K). Mark Wynne led Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton  off on stage one, finishing 37th (32.57) before Harry Doran (17.45) pulled back a few stages […]

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Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

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Dan Slater on his way to a fast time at Ormskirk

Festive Fives!

For endurance runners the festive season is far from an opportunity to simply indulge as New Year cross country championships immediately follow. In preparation Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were singly or collectively churning out the miles on the road or on the steep slopes of Beacon Country Park. There were, however, a scattering of 5K […]

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Cross Country Round Ups

A new star for LPS Traditionally the first of the Liverpool and District Cross Country League matches was held over the demanding Beacon Country Park course. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men have signed a new member in the shape of Richard Weeks who has arrived in the district from Bristol. Showing maturity he quietly established […]

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Lisa Gawthorne Kisrty Longley

Dynamic duo score again

Between them Liverpool Pembroke Sefton stars, Kirsty Longley and Lisa Gawthorne, have chalked up numerous wins. They were at it again in the Women`s Running Magazine series of countrywide races. This time it was a multi-surface course at Liverpool`s Sefton Park. Kirsty was, as usual, untroubled in winning the 10K race in 38.25. This time […]

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Kirsty Longley powers to victory in Hyde and take the Tour of Tameside title

The courage of Kirsty

The Tour of Tameside which has a series of races on successive days was a popular feature of yesteryear. This year it was reborn after a 14 year gap. It consists of a 6 mile fell race on the Friday evening, a half marathon on the Saturday and concludes with another 7 mile road race […]

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Lisa 2nd in Hyde Park 10k

Results Round Up

It was an eventful weekend for LPS athletes at all points of the compass. James Loftus travelled to Northern Ireland to run the Armagh 10K in memory of his grandfather who was born there. Although pressed hard by a local lad he maintained his consistency throughout and came home the winner in 33.48, a personal […]

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Lisa Gawthorne get LPS to a great start on leg 1

LPS girls ‘sensational’

The Northern Athletics Road Relay Championships were at Sefton Park and an `out of the blue’ performance came from the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton women`s six stage team over a combination of short and long stages. Lisa Gawthorne(30.19) led off in an excellent 20th place followed by a very determined Lauren Wilson(15.06) on a short leg, […]

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Bronze medals in the Lancs Road Relays

Atrocious weather greeted runners at the traditional start of the winter season, the North West Relays at Lancaster that incorporate both the Merseyside and Lancashire Championships. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton straddle boundaries so have interests either way. First up for Lancashire was the club’s Under 15 Girls led by Charlotte Mawdsley who gave her usual fighting […]

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