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Lisa Gawthorne

Final L&D League Race Beacon Park

The mild weather was the only comfort for the hardy 114 athletes who turned out for the third of the Liverpool and District Cross Country fixtures at Beacon Park. On a tricky and muddy course Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton seniors battled hard but were a distant fifth in the team race as Liverpool Harriers, St […]

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LPS Under 11s

Big turn out of youngsters at Sefton Park

The annual Liverpool Cross Challenge and European Trials at Sefton Park is a joyous cross country celebration bringing to together the best in the country. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton youngsters took advantage of the occasion to show in force as their Mid-Lancs League was incorporated in the various races. The Under 11’s started in a heavy […]

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Arrowe Park 29th October 2016

Dan shows the way

Cuerden Valley Park was an ideal venue for the second Mid-Lancs’s race of the season, with its steep slopes providing a demanding cross country course. It made little difference to Dan Jones who put in a commanding performance to win the U17M race by 14 sec. Brother, Adam was 3rd and with Ross Harrison in […]

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Northern Road Relays, Natterjack 10k & Final Fling

Northern Road Relays, Manchester 26th Sept. With illness and several athletes missing and opting for local road races, the senior men’s team finished a disappointing 85th  place  out of the 107 teams competing in the Manchester sunshine, Super Vet Sammy Rashid was the fastest LPS runner on the day with Jonathan Bride (19.53), Sean Kirkbride (20.00), Danny […]

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Helen Sahgal, Kirsty Longley, Lisa Gawthorne

Senior Women find a silver lining

This year’s North West Road relays were held on the woodland trails of the Delamere forest in Cheshire. With younger athletes taking a month’s break before the start of the cross country season, LPS teams were in short supply. This event also incorporates the county championships and the U13 boys team of Jack Hitchmough, Thomas […]

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Owen Southern

Owen Southern reaches for the top

The weather was unexpectedly kind at Blackburn’s Witton Park for the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League match. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a decent turn out although there were numerous unfilled gaps. Probably the best performance came from Under 15 Owen Southern who rose to a magnificent 1.74m in the High Jump, a height that qualifies […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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Rimmer progresses

Michael Rimmer, multiple winner of the UK 800m title, has had a few difficult years due to injury. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete now looks to have put that behind him after a succession of good Indoor performances starting in Germany, then Ireland and recently at the televised Grand Prix meeting in Glasgow. Facing an […]

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Kirsty Longley in action at Parbold

Kirsty Queen of the Hill

The hugely popular Parbold Hill Race, superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary Harriers, enjoyed its 46th year. Held over a tough 7 mile multi-terrain course it is a challenge that appeals to a cross-section of the running fraternity. The mud was again there but the weather was kind and 442 completed. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star Kirsty […]

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Richard Weeks, Aaron Jarvis, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Wynne, Sammy Rashid, Danny Gilbody

Here, there and everywhere!

It was a weekend where Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were literally everywhere. The Liverpool and District Cross Country Championship at Clarke Gardens, founded in 1891,has a strong pull on the emotions. Medals are still important. Richard Burney of Liverpool Harriers was a popular and runaway winner towing his team mates to an easy victory but […]

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