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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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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 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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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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