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Helen Sahgal, Kirsty Longley, Lisa Gawthorne

Senior Women find a silver lining

This year’s North West Road relays were held on the woodland trails of the Delamere forest in Cheshire. With younger athletes taking a month’s break before the start of the cross country season, LPS teams were in short supply. This event also incorporates the county championships and the U13 boys team of Jack Hitchmough, Thomas […]

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Owen Southern

Owen Southern reaches for the top

The weather was unexpectedly kind at Blackburn’s Witton Park for the Mid-Lancs Track and Field League match. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had a decent turn out although there were numerous unfilled gaps. Probably the best performance came from Under 15 Owen Southern who rose to a magnificent 1.74m in the High Jump, a height that qualifies […]

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Lauren Lewis

Lauren Lewis triple winner

The pre-season open meetings continued at Stretford and a clutch of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton`s Under 15s attended. Star performer for LPS was Lauren Lewis who came away with three gold medals. She took the 100m in 12.9 and long jumped well clear of anybody else with 5.04m. She also won the 200m comfortably with 27.3. […]

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The courage of Kirsty

The Liverpool Half Marathon attracts a huge and talented field. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, Kirsty Longley, was hopeful once again of a high finishing spot. True to form she took on the best of the women but an unfortunate late choice of footwear, it can happen to the best, meant she blistered early. In spite […]

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Dan chases international selection

For many the English Schools Cross Country Championships represent the high point of the season. Liverpool Pembroke Sefton had six members at Wollaton Park, Nottingham for these hard fought races. In the Intermediate boys Daniel Slater was impressive once more hanging in with the very best in the country and finishing a good seventh. There […]

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Kirsty Longley gritting her teeth as she comes home to win the Spring 10k at Sefton Park

Late surge at Wavertree takes LPS to third

Long time residents of Division 2W of the Northern Track and Field League, Liverpool Pembroke Sefton will confirm that it is tough league with currently strong in-depth clubs like Liverpool Harriers, an Isle of Man squad and West Cheshire AC. Together with newly promoted St Helens and Rossendale Harriers LPS were expected to make their […]

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Lisa Gawthorne, Sam Wade, Lauren Wilson

Successful day at Wigan

The first of the summer’s Mid Lancs Track and Field League was held at Wigan and over 40 Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes took part. For the seniors the 400m specialists Danny Higham(50.1) and Harry Doran(50.9) looked sharp in spite of a strong head wind in the straight. Ryan Backwell was dominant in the 1500m(4.13.5) and […]

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Dan Slater 'digging deep on the final lap.

Rosie strikes Gold

Canon Slade school in Bolton was the venue on Saturday for this year’s schools cross country international, with thefinest youngsters from England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland competing against one another.With straw covering the deep mud in partsof the course and driving rain throughout the afternoon, conditions were not for the feint hearted.In the intermediate […]

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MMike receives the Blaire trophy from former coach John Bradshaw for the outstanding performance by a Merseyside athlete at a National Championship

News July 2009

Juniors at Stretford 26 July In this volatile age group it is frequently hard to for most clubs field a complete team and so it turned out for LPS at Stretford. Although Harry Doran took the 200m(22.9), Wayne Ashall the 400m(50.9) and the men`s 4 x 100m(44.1) and 4 x 400m((3.28.6) duly triumphed once again […]

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Kirsty Longley Merssy Tunnel 10k winner 2009

News May 2009

Kirsty wins again 31 May Kirsty Longley is having a dream season and a fantastic run of success. In the unusual Tunnel 10K she took complete control of the All smiles as Kirsty collects her trophy for winning the Tunnel 10kwomen’s race and coasted home comfortably in 37.49. She now rates as possibly the most […]

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