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County pride

The Inter-counties Cross Country Championships were once again held at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough. The course was undulating and good underfoot although the windy conditions were not entirely helpful. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Harrier`s representatives were spread over three counties and abundantly demonstrated their selections. Early up Tiffany Penfold, unable to run in the Under 20 event, […]

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Chris Maher, Dan Gilbody, John Dobie, Rob Wood, Graham Cairns Mark Wynne, Tony O'Brian, Fletcher Foster, Vicky Gilbody, Tiff Penfold

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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Tiffany Penfold

Tiff toughs it out at Leeds

The National Cross Country Championships rarely attracts media interest but is truly one of the never-to-be-missed events of the sporting calendar. Rotated around the country it came to rest in the grounds of the 250 year old Harewood House in Leeds. On a beautiful day the course was dry but with some tough demanding hills. […]

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Tiffany Penfold

Another great performance from Tiffany

The Northern Cross Country Championships were again held at Pontefract over a dry, rolling course. In spite of not racing since early December the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton international Tiffany Penfold unhesitatingly took the lead in the Junior Women`s race, pressurising her rivals. Her initial 10 second lead began to evaporate though in the final kilometre […]

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LPS Under 11 girls

Young Sarah continues to impress

After the excitement of the county cross country championships it was back to the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League at Burnley for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Under 11 Sarah Yates is having a very impressive debut season finishing fourth but only a few metres off the winner. A really good spirit is evolving in this age […]

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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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Tiffany Penfold team gold medal winner at European cross country championships 2018

Tiffany performs at the highest level

Tiffany Penfold astonished a few with her GB Under 20 selection for the European Cross Country Championships hosted in Tilburg, the Netherlands but she justified her choice with a stirring run. The course was typically `continental’ with long, flat, lakeside stretches of sand and a scattering of artificial barriers. The start was always going to […]

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Tiffany picked for GB

The classy Cross Challenge series of events turned up once more at Sefton Park with, for Senior athletes, the added spice of possible selection for the GB team that will compete shortly in the European Championships in the Netherlands. The eyes of the Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton contingent were very much on the Under 20 […]

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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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