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Ella Jones

Impressive performances by LPS women on the roads

Tour of Tameside Kirsty Longley regained her Tour of Tameside title in impressive fashion finishing in 6th place overall giving her a 40 minute winning margin over second place athlete and an improvement of 1.45 on last years winning time. This very popular event is held over 5 different events on different days. Day 1 […]

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Kirsty Longley

Kirsty pick up another half marathon victory

Kirsty Longley made the trip along the M62 last Sunday for the Hull half marathon and picked up yet another first place having already won theĀ  Essar Chester Half Marathon in May, to add to growing list of victories on the road this season. In warm and humid conditions Kirsty was always leading in the […]

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Kirsty Longley

Double victories for Kirsty and fast times all round at Chrisleton

Kirsty Longley had a busy but rewarding weekend picking up two first places on the roads in Cheshire. On Friday 17th May she won the Chrislton 5k in an impressive 17.16, our women packed well with Helen Sahgal (L/35) coming 7th in 18.09 followed by Lisa Gawthorne (L/35) running as well as ever just failing […]

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LPS dominate at Mid Lancs Meeting.

LPS dominated in the second Mid Lancs Meeting at Hynburn on the 4th May. There were magnificent wins in the senior men’s High Jump with Owen Southern and Tom Kwissa picking up victories. Super vets Tony O Brian and Paul Milburn doubled up in both the 800m and 1500m which placed them 5th and 6th, […]

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County pride

The Inter-counties Cross Country Championships were once again held at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough. The course was undulating and good underfoot although the windy conditions were not entirely helpful. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton Harrier`s representatives were spread over three counties and abundantly demonstrated their selections. Early up Tiffany Penfold, unable to run in the Under 20 event, […]

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Tiffany Penfold

Tiff toughs it out at Leeds

The National Cross Country Championships rarely attracts media interest but is truly one of the never-to-be-missed events of the sporting calendar. Rotated around the country it came to rest in the grounds of the 250 year old Harewood House in Leeds. On a beautiful day the course was dry but with some tough demanding hills. […]

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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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