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U17W (silver medal) L-R Morag Molyneux, Flossie Dickinson, Anna Hulme, Charlotte Mawdsley

Dan and Rosie conquer the mud to take county titles

The Merseyside contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were at a very muddy Arrowe Park for the County Cross Country Championships. Dan Slater continued his amazing form in the Under 17 men`s race. After a drawn out battle with local rival Ford of Liverpool Harriers his superior strength came into play and he surged away to […]

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Dan Slater on his way to a fast time at Ormskirk

Festive Fives!

For endurance runners the festive season is far from an opportunity to simply indulge as New Year cross country championships immediately follow. In preparation Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were singly or collectively churning out the miles on the road or on the steep slopes of Beacon Country Park. There were, however, a scattering of 5K […]

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Superb performance from James Loftus

The final Liverpool and District League cross country match was held over a decidedly miserable and wet course at Stadt Moers Park, Whiston. Course organisers were probably predicting a poor turn out but in the event it was even worse than anticipated with the field halving from its usually fairly healthy numbers to a depressing […]

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Mark Wynne

Sefton Park Report

Liverpool’s Sefton Park was once again the venue for the British Athletics Cross Chalenge incorporating the European trials and attracting the best in the country. The weather was unhelpful as the normally fast course was churned up in mud particularly for later competitors. The best Liverpool Pembroke Sefton result probably came from Rosie Johnson in […]

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Under 15 Boys take gold

This year’s North West Road Relays took place in the wonderful setting of Edge Hill University and it’s multi-million pounds sports facilities. Over 1,000 runners took part in a series of 8 races with juniors running 2.8K seniors 5K. For most of the races it was wet, windy weather that prevailed. Star club performers on […]

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Nathan Hilton

A splendid opening match at Edge Hill University`s new track

The new track at Edge Hill University hosted its first big athletic meeting in advance of its formal opening in September. Although a relatively modest Division 2 Match of the Northern League it contained a number of high quality clubs and athletes and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton needed to field a decent squad to uphold their […]

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Clare Constable

Amazing comeback from Michael Rimmer

After a modest performance in the British Championships the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton 800m star, Michael Rimmer’s chances of selection for the World Championships in Beijing were all but written off. He needed to prove himself fast enough for the selectors. He did this in no uncertain style in Madrid. In a race packed with talented […]

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Rosie second in Lausanne

Rosie Johnson was invited to run in the highly prestigious Diamond League meeting in Lausanne. She was in the Under 20 1500m alongside team mate Bobby Clay. Clay simply ran a way from the field for what was described as a `clinical victory’. Her time was 4.16.88. Rosie meanwhile was in a tough battle with […]

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More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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Kirsty Longley powers to victory in Hyde and take the Tour of Tameside title

The courage of Kirsty

The Tour of Tameside which has a series of races on successive days was a popular feature of yesteryear. This year it was reborn after a 14 year gap. It consists of a 6 mile fell race on the Friday evening, a half marathon on the Saturday and concludes with another 7 mile road race […]

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