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Matt Ingram on the podium at Northern Athletics championships

Top Performances at County school Champs

For many youngsters, Saturday was the final day for them to achieve the qualifying standards for this year’s English Schools Track & Field Championships. LPS athletes were mainly split between Bebington Oval (Merseyside) and Stanley Park, Blackpool (Lancashire) as the venues for this year’s county schools championships. Conditions at both venues were ideal, so the […]

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Erin Birchall

LPS clinch third place

The second fixture in the Northern League division 2W took place at sun drenched Leigh Sports village on Sunday. Despite fielding a depleted team LPS(356) clinched third place, behind Leigh Harriers (405) and Team Isle of Man(368). Liverpool Harriers were 4th (322), Manchester Harriers were 5th, with Blackpool in 6th place (301). The hot conditions […]

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Steve Lennon

Harrock Hill Race

Ten club members made the short trip to Lancashire on the 23rd May for the first race in the four race series of the Harrock Hill series, this popular 5 and a bit miles race takes in some lovely countryside as well as being a testing course for those who like of off road events […]

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Mark Crompton

County Champion at 54

LPS athletes were spread across 3 counties as this year’s Track & Field championships that took place at the weekend. Jenny Pyatt won the senior women’s discus event with a throw of 40.52 metres which not only broke the Cheshire record, but it maintained her sequence of winning the county discus title at various age […]

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Emily Williamson leads Chloe Bousfield

Double delight for Matt

There was double delight for Matt Ingram at the first Mid-Lancs track & field meeting held at Blackburn’s Witton Park. His leap of 13.89 metres in the triple jump not only broke the club’s junior record, but put him 3rd on the all time club rankings. Just for good measure he comfortably won the long […]

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Jenny Williamson

English School Cross Country Championships

This year’s event were held at Temple Newsam Park near Leeds and is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes. Runners had to battle against the elements as bitterly cold winds, occasional showers of sleet and deteriorating conditions underfoot, provided the challenge before them. They got very little sympathy from the […]

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Kirsty Longley running for Merseyside in the inter counties 2018

Kirsty Impresses Again

Club captain, Kirsty Longley, continued her fine run of form when competing in the inter county cross country championships at Loughborough on Saturday. Held in perfect weather conditions, although muddy underfoot, Kirsty was competing, not only against the best runners in England but in the other home countries as well. Representing Merseyside, Kirsty had an […]

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Kirsty Longley, Thorpe Park half marathon winner

LPS Runners Travel Far & Wide

This weekend saw LPS runners travel far & wide in search of competition. Women’s captain Kirsty Longley made the journey to London to compete in the Thorpe Park half marathon. On a windy, but sunny day, temperatures were only just above freezing. On an undulating course, Kirsty stayed with the leaders for the first 8 […]

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West Lancs senior boys team

Dan makes it 5 in a row

Dan Slater made it five in a row, when he won the senior boy’s title at Calderstones Park in this year’s Merseyside schools cross country championships. Dan has now claimed victory in all age groups since he started secondary school. Representing Sefton, he was a comfortable winner ahead of Joe Wigfield (Wirral), as he was […]

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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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