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Top Gun Harrison feeling the need for speed

Last weekend saw the Northern area outdoor championships at Sport City, Manchester. With spectacular lack of forethought and planning Coldplay and Elton John both decided to put gigs on that clashed with ours. To complete the travel and parking carnage Man City and Man Utd were playing the FA Cup final at Wembley; at least […]

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Clither-ho ho ho & Ross Bosses Cross Country

The year ended with the Ribble Valley 10k at Clitheroe where we had a depleted team due to illness. That said, our team of 5 produced solid performances on a deceptively tough course.  Veteran Tony O’Brien making his course debut took home 1st position in the V50 category with a time of 32:48 which was […]

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“Hark” the herald, 3 kings & a rising star

Hitting the V50 mark hasn’t slowed Thomas Harkin at all as he continues to churn out impressive results. On 4th December he competed in the Mytholmroyd fell race, which is a 6 miles / 9.7km run with 500m rather than a medical condition, and finished in a time of 54:57. This was 17th overall and […]

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Tony masters Cross Country with an Elle of a performance, whilst Se smashes the course record.

Winter is definitely here! The mud, rain, frost and big coats are out in force. Of course this also means it’s cross country season, so get out the Daz stain removal kits or extra strength aerial automatic because those lovely white vests with a black and red stripe are going to be mud splattered very […]

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Fun in the mud and a dash across Leeds 

Witton Park – Mid Lancs  Cross Country season started with a lively event at Witton Park, Blackburn.  LPS was well represented and it was great to see a number of our younger athletes taking part for the first time.  In the under 11 girls, the diminutive Poppy Colothan finished superbly in 11th place, completing the […]

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S’e invited to England Junior Talent Programme.

Congratulations to Sé Loughlin, and coach Mark Bleasdale, on his selection to the England Athletics Junior Talent Programme. He richly deserves this opportunity for his commitment, dedication and application to improving as a runner. His progress over the last 18 months has been really impressive and has included a sub 15 clocking over 5k, amongst […]

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Under 15 Boys Silver Medal winners 2020

Kirsty & Joe pick up Merseyside Titles

Clubs split across multiple counties tend to struggle in the team competitions leaving focus on the individuals and this year it was Kirsty Longley and Joe Niven who stepped up to the collect the top accolades with each picking up Merseyside championship titles at Stadt Moers Park Knowsley on Saturday. Kirsty (29:39) whose performances having […]

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LPS take two #1 tokens at ParkRun

Whilst most eyes where on the International and Inter County Schools cross country matches the club also saw other representation across the country; Northern Athletics hosted its first Indoor meet of the season at Sheffield where Luke Edwards (2:32.34) & Jonathan Bride (2:41:67) competed in the Senior Mens 1000m. Within the ParkRun ranks; PB-fest at […]

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Mid Lancs Hyndburn XC 2019

Rosie leads the Senior Ladies back into the points at Hyndburn

Saturday saw a return to less distant pastures for the MidLancs Cross Country hosted at Hyndburn, a synonymous mud laden and varying terrain course, a favourite for the winter specialists within the club especially after the recent downpours, yet we must applaud those representing in the red and black hooped vest for the first time. […]

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Ormskirk 10k 2019

LPS dominate with local podiums

With the Senior runners having an elect representation at the National Road Relays, the fight for the headline grabber took place across the local races. Aintree racecourse was the first up on Saturday hosting the run through events 5km/10k/Half marathon on the looped course. Mike Gall started the ball rolling taking 3rd place overall in […]

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