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Jamie Doolan

Jamie completes 25 Liverpool Half Marathons

Club chairman Jamie Doolan  completed his consecutive 25th Liverpool half marathon on Sunday 25th March 2018.  Jamie along with one other athlete are the only two who have competed in all the Liverpool half marathons going back to 1994. Jamie time this year was a very respectable 1.39 and along with a few athletes from […]

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Beacon Park Report

‘Old but not obsolete!’, It was a day for the super-vets in the third L&D cross country fixture at the often avoided Beacon Park course! The cold and sunny conditions rapidly deteriorated into sleet and a heavy snow flurry as the race progressed. The team finished third behind Sutton St Helens and Liverpool Harriers. Kevin […]

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LPS Under 13 Boys Team

Mud Dominates at Cuerden Valley.

A record number (53) of Liverpool Pembroke athletes made the short journey to Cuerden Valley Park to compete in the opening fixture of the Mid Lancs Cross Country League. This is a true cross country course with varying slopes, plenty of mud and even a couple of river crossings. The best individual performance of the […]

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Kirsty Longley

Jenny and Kirsty sparkle

Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton stars, Jenny Pyatt and Kirsty Longley, had a weekend to remember. Guesting for Liverpool Harriers at a Youth Development League in Preston, Jenny threw the Discus an amazing 45.11m. The 18 year old  immediately leapt into the top 10 UK athletes and third in the Junior lists. Needless to say it […]

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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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