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Tiffany Penfold

Another great performance from Tiffany

The Northern Cross Country Championships were again held at Pontefract over a dry, rolling course. In spite of not racing since early December the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton international Tiffany Penfold unhesitatingly took the lead in the Junior Women`s race, pressurising her rivals. Her initial 10 second lead began to evaporate though in the final kilometre […]

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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 Penfold team gold medal winner at European cross country championships 2018

Tiffany performs at the highest level

Tiffany Penfold astonished a few with her GB Under 20 selection for the European Cross Country Championships hosted in Tilburg, the Netherlands but she justified her choice with a stirring run. The course was typically `continental’ with long, flat, lakeside stretches of sand and a scattering of artificial barriers. The start was always going to […]

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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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Celebration time after another quality performance

Kirsty leads England to Victory at Swansea.

In form Kirsty Longley was once again selected to represent England at cross country this time at the 31st British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Swansea’s Singleton Park on 17th November. Over a challenging 6k course Kirsty came a close second behind Ireland’s Teresa Doherty, ” I knew Teresa was in good form having run some […]

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Kirsty Longley

Kirsty sets new club record for Half Marathon

Kirsty Longley who has been racing consistently well all year took part in the Manchester Half Marathon on Sunday. In a high quality field Kirsty finished in 88th position overall (5th women) in a time of 78.26 which was a new pb for her and also a new club record. She also collected the first […]

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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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