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Kirsty at the top of the Quarry on route to victory at Parbold Hill

Rimmer resurgent

After a disappointing Olympics Michael Rimmer is back with a bang. At the British Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham he lined up with some formidable 800m opponents including Abubaker Kaki(Sudan) twice winner of the World Indoor title and Andrew Osagie, Olympic finalist and the man who in 2012 took away from him his outdoor national […]

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Rosie triumphs again!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton went to Lancaster University for another Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match. Rosie Johnson was again in splendid form taking the Under 15 race and leading Anna Hulme(8), Charlotte Mawdsley(12), Corinne Mawdsley(13) and Jessica Gonzalez-Green(21) to team success. With one match to go they are assured of league victory, an age group the […]

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Lisa Gawthorne, Bua Kalasiram, Keia Bowes, Kirsty Longley, Scarlett Collins

Rosie amongst the best

Liverpool’s Sefton Park was once again the venue for the McCain’s Cross Challenge series of races including the European Trials. The best in the country turn up for this one and it is a tough test for local athletes. Once again Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s Rosie Johnson demonstrated her potential and was always in the leading […]

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Northern Cross L to R Ed Rimmer, Chris Hatton, Toby Loveridge, Mike Bride Country Championships.

News January 2008

Courtney Storms to County Title Three times winner of national cross country titles at 13 and 15 years of age Ormskirk’s Courtney Birch demonstrated her talent over difficult courses had not deserted her as she stormed to the Lancashire County Senior Women’s championship title at Blackburn. Currently a post-graduate research student in physical chemistry at […]

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News November 2007

National Cross Country Relays Liverpool Pembroke Sefton have previously enjoyed some success and high placings in the National Cross Country Relays traditionally held at Mansfield. The present Under 15 squad is growing in confidence and Ed Rimmer led the team off in 18th place with a timing of 6.43.45. Mike Bride was not at his […]

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News November 2005

¬†UK Cross Challenge, Sefton Park The UK Cross Challenge came to Sefton Park on a cold day but with good running conditions. The addition of the selection for the European Cross Country Championships brought some of the best athletes in the country to Liverpool. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton girls figured in most of the age groups. […]

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Phil Taylor in indoor action 2001

News January 2004

County Cross Country Championships The county cross country championships herald the start of the championship season. Local club Liverpool Pembroke Sefton¬†straddles the boundaries of Merseyside and Lancashire and has interest in both. The Lancashire titles were decided at Blackburn`s Witton Park and international Courtney Birch, now at Oxford University, finished third in the Senior Women`s […]

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New November 2003

Cross Country season Begins The first of the season`s mid-Lancs Cross Country League matches was held at the Kendal Showground. Similar strength to previous years was on display again. Although our U13s were incomplete the U15s were second to a strong Preston Harriers outfit. Joe Nelson was 7th, Rob Bland 9th, Joe McKenna 12th and […]

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News February 2003

Phil Taylor wins grant Talented LPS 400 runner Phil Taylor has a grant from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund. Phil who trains with Ray Twentyman and Trisha Farrell has just made consistent progress over the last few seasons and is a real prospect for the future,. 10th February 2003 Paul Cadwallader wins Parbold Hill Race […]

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Courtney Birch 1999

News January 2002

Courtney wins again! and the boys take two team victories at Lancashire ChampionshipsCourtney Birch swept all aside to collect yet another title albeit her first of 2002, when she won the under 17s ladies race at the Lancashire championships at Witton Park Blackburn. Her winning time of 20.43 was two minutes ahead of the second […]

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