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Dan Slater

London Marathon

Three LPS athletes competed in the London Marathon with distinction. Cambridge University student, Dan Slater, ran an astonishing debut time of 2.36.56 and loved the experience. After being plagued by 18 months of injuries Sammy Rashid, now approaching 55, also recorded an amazing 3.07.16, automatically qualifying for next years event. Danny Gilbody another delighted participant […]

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Opening Mid Lancs T&F Match

LPS were a little depleated for the opening Mid-Lancs fixture at Witton Park, Blackburn but there were still planty of winners. Pride of place must go to Dave McComb, not that he actualy did anything himself on the day, but his coached high jumpers won the senior mens and womens with Owen Southern and Debbie […]

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Tiffany Penfold, Chris Maher, Vicky Gilbody

Encouraging end of winter season

It has been a terrific cross country and road running season for LPS Senior Men and Women. Choice of top performers went to Tiffany Penfold and Chris Maher. Most improved was awarded to Vicki Gilbody. Presentations were made trackside at Edge Hill University.

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LPS Team and Supporters

Another great run from Tiffany

The climax of the winter season is the National Senior 12 and 6 Stage relays at over the legendary demanding course at Sutton Park, Birmingham. Over 50 teams faced the starter for the Women’s six-stager with Debbie Campbell shouldering again the responsibility of lead-off. Demonstrating the courage she has displayed all season, she ground out […]

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John Dobie

Splendid day at Birkenhead Park

The Northern Mens 12 Stage and Womens 6 Stage Road Relays are a highlight of the sporting calendar and returned again to the excellent surroundings of Birkenhead Park. The sun shone on competitors particularly the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent. The combination of short and long legs tests the capacity and resilience of the numerous clubs […]

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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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Debbie Campbell

Debbie Queen of the Hill

There was a poignancy to the 49th running of the Parbold Hill race following the recent death of its founder Derek Dalton. The popularity of the race held over nearly 7 miles of tough hills and country he initiated remains undiminished and some 461 completed the course in perfect conditions. Superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary […]

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L&D Champions 2019

Resurgent LPS take District titles

There was a buzz in the air even before the start of the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships at Allerton. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were fielding strong squads in both the men’s and women’s races. From the gun LPS was prominent especially Chris Maher who is having a stunning season. He could comfortably […]

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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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