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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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Sefton Park Cross Challenge Entry Proceedure

Athletes wishing to run in the UKA Cross Challenge to be held at Sefton Park on the 24th November are requested to let their coach know by the 7th November at the latest. Coaches are requested to submit a list of athletes to; John McCarten will handle all age groups up to Under 20s. Robbie […]

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John McCarten on his way back

Dave Brown paid a visit this week to see how club coach John McCarten was convalescing after his recent illness. Dave was pleased to fine John in good spirits and making good progress on his recovery. John is keeping up to date on the clubs progress via our website and is hoping to be back […]

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Dan Slater

A medal for courage?

Knowsley Safari Park, venue for the Northern Cross Country Championships, is a troubling terrain at the best of times but rain had churned up sections to challenge the hardiest. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton hopes rested on their Under 17 squad that already had piled up titles this season. The initial uphill charge saw the two Dans, […]

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Adam Jones

Adam continues his cross country journey

The English Schools Cross Country Cup series went to Bolton for the North West Finals. In the Intermediate Boys race the exuberant Adam Jones was always on hand and collected an excellent fourth spot. He helped Ormskirk School to finish second overall and qualify for the Grand Final at Bedford in December. Coach John McCarten […]

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Daniel Jones in action at Parliament Hill Fields

Daniel on his way up

Parliament Hill Fields, with a panoramic view of London much favoured by film producers, was the backdrop for the National Cross Country Championships. The best result for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came in the shape of Ormskirk School pupil, Daniel Jones. Daniel was discovered running the Saturday morning Park Run at Edge Hill University. His transfer […]

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Dan takes the English Schools Cross Country Cup title

Daniel Slater, the in-form Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete, was faced with the choice of running in the major Cross Challenge races at Sefton Park or representing his school in the English Schools Cross Country Cup final in Newquay. His school loyalty won out and he made the trip to Newquay with his Sacred Heart, Crosby […]

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Dan Slater silver medal 3,000m at England Athletics Under 15s Championships

Dan Slater goes from strength to strength.

Another mature performance from Daniel Slater The Under 15 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athlete was at Bedford for the England Championships for many an intimidating prospect. He had, of course, experienced a succession of outstanding performances at 1500m but here he was stepping up to 3000m. With a highly successful Triathlon background, including a recent second […]

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Northern Athletics Champion Dan Slater

Dan`s the man!

While the athletic fraternity`s attention was focused on the European Championships it was business as usual for the next generation, especially those who opted into the Northern Under 15 and 17 Championships held at Wigan. Pride of place for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes was Daniel Slater who took the Under 15 1500m title. In windy […]

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Rosie Johnson in her England Track Suit

Rose of England

Rosie Johnson, Liverpool Pembroke¬†Sefton`s star cross country runner, has had a somewhat up and down season but came out of the starting pen for Merseyside in the English School`s Championships in Derbyshire ferociously determined to seal the season with a good result. The mud sections were not to her style but she quickly covered the […]

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