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Double act deliveries

Division 2 of the Northern Track and Field League is a lot tougher than it first appears with only six teams per match and two certain of relegation a lack of concentration can result in the drop to a very different level of competition as Liverpool Pembroke Sefton has experienced previously. It was therefore a […]

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LPS dominate at Mid Lancs Meeting.

LPS dominated in the second Mid Lancs Meeting at Hynburn on the 4th May. There were magnificent wins in the senior men’s High Jump with Owen Southern and Tom Kwissa picking up victories. Super vets Tony O Brian and Paul Milburn doubled up in both the 800m and 1500m which placed them 5th and 6th, […]

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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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Tiffany picked for GB

The classy Cross Challenge series of events turned up once more at Sefton Park with, for Senior athletes, the added spice of possible selection for the GB team that will compete shortly in the European Championships in the Netherlands. The eyes of the Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton contingent were very much on the Under 20 […]

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Nicholas Usher

Northern Road Relays

Glorious sunshine greeted runners at the northern road relay championships in Manchester, a far cry from the dismal conditions at Delamere two weeks earlier. This time the course was truly road relays, meandering around the perimeter of the Etihad stadium and the campus of Sports City. The younger age groups all ran a distance of […]

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Rosie Johnson, Kirsty Longley, Hilary Honeyball

Outstanding performance from our senior women

The first of the autumn relays began at Delamere Forest on Saturday with the North West Road Relays. Hilary Honeyball led the senior women’s team off coming home in 20th place (26.06), before Loughborough student, Rosie Johnson, took over on leg 2. Rosie soon began to catch the runners ahead of her & her time […]

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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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Lauren Lewis

Eight athletes selected for English Schools Championships

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton have had eight athletes selected for their respective counties for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships to be held at Gateshead on the 8th & 9th July. Representing Merseyside are Kai Finch, Owen Southern, Sadie McNulty (all high jump)& Rosie Johnson (800m). Three athletes will be competing for Lancashire, […]

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BMC races – Trafford 3 May 2016

Four of LPS’s middle distance runners travelled to Trafford on Tuesday for the British Milers Club meeting. Superb weather helped bring out some top performances. In the Gold Standard races 18 year old Rosie Johnson opened her track season in the women’s A race. In a small, but high quality field Rosie went with the […]

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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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