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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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Kirsty wins tour of Tameside again

Kirsty wins Tour of Tameside

The ‘Tour of Tameside’ series of races is the brain child of Dr. Ron Hill and involves 4 races over 4 consecutive days, over different distances & different terrains. It began with a 10K Multi-terrain race over woodland steps in Oldham on Thursday, before a 6 mile ‘hell on the fell’ race in Staleybridge on […]

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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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Kirsty – England’s number 1

Four LPS runners made the short journey across the river to compete in the Birkenhead park 5 mile race. On what is traditionally a fast course, Kirsty Longley demolished the course record when she won the women’s race in a time of 27.46. Her run was so impressive that she beat the second runner by […]

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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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Hillary Honeyball winner of Liverpool marathon 2018

Sun shines on LPS as Kirsty tops ranking and Hillary wins marathon

On a weekend of beautiful spring sunshine LPS athletes hit the roads picking up titles and PBs. It was an early start to the weekend as on Friday night five of our runners made the journey to Cheshire for the very fast and popular Christlelton 5k. First LPS runner home was Mark Wynne in 43rd […]

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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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Kirsty Longley Birmingham 10k

Excellent run from Kirsty

The 2018 Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run this year attracted over 7,000 runners. The 10K course took in the city centre and some of Birmingham’s icon landmarks including Edgbaston cricket ground and Cannon Hall park. The race had the added incentive of including an international race for veterans and an inter regional race. LPS runner, Kirsty […]

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Hannah Doyle

Kirsty & Lisa Gawthorne take top two places at Hale 5, Hannah Doyle 10th at Rivington

Hale 5 mile Easter Sunday It was one two for LPS ladies at the Hale 5 mile road race on Easter Sunday as Kirsty Longley won this popular event and teammate Lisa Gawthorne taking second place. In a large field of 541 finishers, Kirsty was 7th overall and first lady in a new pb of […]

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