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Rosie rises to the occasion

The Northern Cross Country Championships held  at Knowsley Safari Park greeted visitors with sunshine but as the day wore on rain wind, hail and ankle deep mud provided competitors with the most challenging of conditions. Luckily for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Rosie Johnson she was on first in the Under 17 race. She was already well aware of […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Barrow

Kirsty tackles tough course at Barrow

The January Mid-Lancs Cross Country League match was held at distant Barrow, a deterrent to many competitors. However, this did not stop a Liverpool Pembroke Sefton trio of determined Senior Women making the trip. Over a tough muddy course Kirsty Longley was never challenged and the Merseyside champion claimed yet another victory. With Vicki Jones(20) […]

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Kirsty begins to pull away from Maria at Stadt Moers

Fabulous four at County Champs

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton faced the usual dilemma in the county cross country championships as the Merseysider half of the club headed for Stadt Moers Park while the Lancastrians treked to Blackburn. Merseyside Championships The Merseysider had the better of the day on this occasion with four fabulous individual wins. A mini super star has emerged […]

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Jade soars to new heights indoors while Rosie is majestic outdoors

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton’s outstanding High Jump prospect, Jade Murphy, had an afternoon to remember at the Sale Harriers Open Indoor Meet at SportCity, Manchester. Already established as one of the best Under 13 leapers in the country she soared to new heights beating her personal best no fewer than four times to complete a 1.61m. […]

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Stadt Moers Results

Stadt Moers Park in Whiston traditionally provides cross country runners with a roller coaster challenge. For the final race of the local District League Liverpool Pembroke Sefton mustered some 11 runners. Liverpool Harriers have overwhelmed opposition in the past but LPS has begun to field young runners who could rearrange that profile in forthcoming seasons. […]

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Katie Richardson in action at Sefton Park

Cross country carnival

The Cross Challenge series of high profile races came to Liverpool`s Sefton Park and provided local athletes an opportunity to test themselves against some of the best in the country. In ideal conditions Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Toby Loveridge quickly established himself among the leading pack in the Senior race which incorporated the European trials. […]

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Maddie Firth-Cook

Pride Restored!

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton senior men have not done well in the local district cross country league for many years which is dominated by Liverpool Harriers. As teams turned up at Arrowe Park for the first match of the winter season there was no reason to think things would be any different this time around. However, […]

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Grand National winner!

The new Grand 10K at Aintree starts and finishes at the Main Grandstand and is run entirely on the inner tarmac road of the race course. An attractive proposition for the dedicated road runner and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Kirsty Longley received a special invitation. She did not let the organisers down as she sped […]

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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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Alistair Nelson

Stunning run from Alistair Nelson

There was beautiful weather at Beacon Park for the first of the Liverpool and District Cross Country League matches. of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton was quickly up with the leaders in his first senior encounter and was showing no signs of intimidation. James Riley of Liverpool Harriers eased away but Nelson held on to second spot for two […]

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