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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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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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Steve Lennon

Harrock Hill Race

Ten club members made the short trip to Lancashire on the 23rd May for the first race in the four race series of the Harrock Hill series, this popular 5 and a bit miles race takes in some lovely countryside as well as being a testing course for those who like of off road events […]

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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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Aurora Dunne, Lucy Le Marinel & Tayla Reilly

Excellent Debut from Matthew

Seventy LPS athletes made the journey to Preston for the second fixture in this season’s Mid-Lancs Track & Field league. There were some excellent individual performances, none more so than from debutant, Matthew Hughes (U15B). The 14 year old from Formby was a comfortable winner of both 100m (12.3 sec) & 200m (24.9 sec). Other […]

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Jenny Williamson

English School Cross Country Championships

This year’s event were held at Temple Newsam Park near Leeds and is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes. Runners had to battle against the elements as bitterly cold winds, occasional showers of sleet and deteriorating conditions underfoot, provided the challenge before them. They got very little sympathy from the […]

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LPS Under 15 Girls

Disappointing finish to cross country season

The final Mid-Lancs cross country race of the season took place at Ulverston in the southern Lake District. It was however, a disappointing finale to the season for LPS runners, with only 11 making the journey north. The adverse weather conditions of the previous week, together with the 3 hour round trip, seemed to deter […]

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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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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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Ten Tackle Beacon

Ten senior men tackled the annual Ashurst Beacon race on 13th January, this popular event held over 5.9 miles starts and finishers close to the Ashurst Beacon. The first mile is almost all downhill so there is no prize for guessing the last mile is all uphill. Through farmyards along country lanes and some very […]

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