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U15 Girls

Testing Conditions at Leigh

Freezing temperatures and muddy conditions greeted those athletes who ventured out to compete in the third Mid-Lancs race at Leigh Sports Village. Kirsty Longley continued her fine run of form by winning the senior women’s race. She was well supported by Tiffany Penfold (8th and 2nd junior) and Maxine Thompson (13th) and their team score […]

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Thomas Walsh

Record turnout for cross challenge at Sefton Park

There was a record turnout of LPS athletes for the annual Cross Challenge event held in Liverpool’s Sefton Park. This event gave all local youngsters the opportunity to compete against the best athletes in the 4 home countries. Persistent rain during the week ensured the ground underfoot was extremely soft and the early races soon […]

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Kirsty Longley

Kirsty wins gold for england

Club cross country captain, Kirsty Longley was selected to represent England at this year’s British & Irish Masters Cross Country international held in Londonderry at the weekend. Kirsty went off aggressively and led for the first half lap, but she was competing against a quality field. She made a determined effort to catch the leaders […]

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Kirsty wins at Tatton Park

After stepping up her training to 50K a week, Kirsty Longley saw the benefits when she was a comfortable winner of the women’s race(35.44) at the Tatton Park 10K, knocking 75 sec. of the women’s course record in the process. An undulating course, not conducive to fast times, proved no barrier to Kirsty who actually […]

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L-R Tom Dickinson, Adam Jones, Ross Harrison

Tough Going for LPS teams at NA Road Relays

This year’s northern road relays were held at Sport City, with the course taking a number of circuits around the Etihad football stadium and it proved tough going for the LPS teams who took part First up were the U15 Boys team, with the trio of Tom Corcoran (11.34), Thomas Ralfs (13.30) & Oliver Sutcliffe […]

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LPS Triumph Again

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton travelled to Tameside for their final Northern League track & field fixture. Although not as dominant as in their previous 3 matches, the team triumphed again, recording 32 first place finishes in the A & B events. Final positions were 1. 408 LPS, 2.387 East Cheshire, 3. 196 Border, 4. 197 […]

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Litherland Mid-Lancs Report

The final Mid-Lancs fixture held at Litherland was something of a low key event with most clubs depleted due to athletes away on holiday. However, there were still some excellent performances from Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes on the day. Lauren Lewis(U17), following her disappointment at the English Schools, responded with 3 victories in the […]

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Kirsty wins tour of Tamside

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton club captain, Kirsty Longley, is the year’s winner of the Tour of Tamseide. The event is a four day running challenge with a different event each day, including, an off-road10K, a fell race, a half marathon and a 7 mile road race. The variety of running routes and terrains is challenge […]

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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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Helen Sahgal, Kirsty Longley, Lisa Gawthorne

LPS trio triumph at Christleton

Set in the picturesque Cheshire countryside, the Christleton 5K race has the reputation of being one of the fastest courses in the north west. It was no exception on Friday, when Kirsty Longley’s time of 17.02 not only broke the club record but it also put her top of the UK rankings for her over […]

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