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Amelia Hitchmough

Ryelands Park Cross Country / Parbold Hill Race

Although the cross country season draws to a close in the coming weeks, there was still plenty to run for in the latest Mid-Lancs race, held at Ryelands Park in Lancaster. Conditions were ideally suited for cross country. The best individual performances on the day were by Thomas Corlett who was 5th in the U17m […]

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Left To Right Vicky Gilbody, Helen Sahgal, Tiffany Penfold and Hilary Honeyball

Tiffany stars at Townley Park

Townely Park, Burnley, provided a picturesque setting for the latest Mid-Lancs Cross Country race. With many of the LPS teams in with a chance of medals, there was plenty at stake. Edge Hill university student, Tiffany Penfold, produced the best individual performance on the day, with victory in U20 women’s race and helped the senior […]

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LPS U15 Girls medal winners

County Cross Country Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes clinched individual and team medals as they contested the county cross country championships on Saturday. The Merseyside event took place at Arrowe park where conditions were soft underfoot, but with no wind and winter sunshine for most of the day, conditions were perfect for running. Kirsty Longley claimed the senior […]

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U15 Girls

Testing Conditions at Leigh

Freezing temperatures and muddy conditions greeted those athletes who ventured out to compete in the third Mid-Lancs race at Leigh Sports Village. Kirsty Longley continued her fine run of form by winning the senior women’s race. She was well supported by Tiffany Penfold (8th and 2nd junior) and Maxine Thompson (13th) and their team score […]

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Thomas Walsh

Record turnout for cross challenge at Sefton Park

There was a record turnout of LPS athletes for the annual Cross Challenge event held in Liverpool’s Sefton Park. This event gave all local youngsters the opportunity to compete against the best athletes in the 4 home countries. Persistent rain during the week ensured the ground underfoot was extremely soft and the early races soon […]

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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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Tom Corcoran

Boys win Mid Lancs fixture

50 LPS athletes made their way to Clayton-le-Moors to contest the third fixture in this season’s Mid-Lancs Track & Field league and the boys finished as overall winners. Their points score of 157.5 put them narrowly ahead of Blackburn (155) & Preston (124.5). At senior level, Matt Ingram won both long (6.30m) & triple jump […]

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High Jumpers take the plaudits at Bebington Oval

Heavy overnight rain had left plenty of surface water at Bebington Oval, the venue for this year’s Mersesyside schools championships. Entries were disappointing, no doubt put off by the weather forecast of rain all day. From an LPS perspective it was Dave McComb’s high jump group who took the plaudits, winning all the age groups […]

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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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LPS silver medal winning team, (L-R) Helen Sahgal, Lisa Gawthorne, Vicky Jones, Kirsty Longley

Double Dan Drama

The county cross country championships saw Liverpool Pembroke Sefton once again head in different directions as the Merseyside contingent were competing at a damp Sherdley Park while the Lancastrians were tackling the unforgiving slopes of Witton Park in Blackburn. The club’s Under 17 Men are flourishing and this was demonstrated by double Dan victories. At […]

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