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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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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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2241 Dan Slater in action at Nottingham

Nationals provide a testing challenge

‘The Nationals’ are always an eagerly awaited event when the cross country fixtures are first published and this year was no exception. The U17 men’s team from LPS had dominated the local scene and were looking to do well at national level when they travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday. Although, well up […]

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Imogen wins bronze at Northern Champs

A number of LPS athletes made the journey across the Pennines on sunday to compete in the U15 Northern Indoors Championships. Pride of place went to Imogen Ayres who equalled her championship best performance(1.45m) to win the bronze medal in the high jump. In addition a number of athletes from Phil Whitfield’s coaching group also […]

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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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Under 17 men clinch league title

With the backdrop of the Hall, the tree-lined course and the winter sunshine, Towneley Park proved an ideal setting for race 4 in the Mid-Lancs series of cross country races. Following their success in the county championships the previous week, the U17 men put in another impressive performance. Dan Jones led from start to finish […]

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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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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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Glenn Sherwin, Joe Gordon, Tom Dickenson, Matt Richardson, Adam Jones

Opening match of the cross country season

The first of the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League matches was held in the Astley Park , Chorley, although runners had little time to admire the magnificent Hall. In excellent weather the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes performed strongly, none more so than Under 17 Adam Jones who ran a mature race beating off the challenge of […]

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