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U15 Girls

Testing Conditions at Leigh

Freezing temperatures and muddy conditions greeted those athletes who ventured out to compete in the third Mid-Lancs race at Leigh Sports Village. Kirsty Longley continued her fine run of form by winning the senior women’s race. She was well supported by Tiffany Penfold (8th and 2nd junior) and Maxine Thompson (13th) and their team score […]

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Thomas Walsh

Record turnout for cross challenge at Sefton Park

There was a record turnout of LPS athletes for the annual Cross Challenge event held in Liverpool’s Sefton Park. This event gave all local youngsters the opportunity to compete against the best athletes in the 4 home countries. Persistent rain during the week ensured the ground underfoot was extremely soft and the early races soon […]

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Under 15 Boys take gold

This year’s North West Road Relays took place in the wonderful setting of Edge Hill University and it’s multi-million pounds sports facilities. Over 1,000 runners took part in a series of 8 races with juniors running 2.8K seniors 5K. For most of the races it was wet, windy weather that prevailed. Star club performers on […]

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What next for Michael Rimmer?

Michael Rimmer made the GB team for the World Championships in Beijing after a miraculous recovery to his season and a superb qualifying time. That the 800m has moved on in the last couple of years was exemplified by the growing list of new rising talent. Michael went out in a tactical heat finishing fourth […]

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LPS athletes at Ormskirk Parkrun

Jenny silver and Ed bronze at the Northerns

The Northern Under 17 Championships were held at the splendid new sports stadium at Middlesborough. There were two excellent results for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The improving Jenny Pyatt was not quite at her best in the Under 17 Discus but her 38.86m was still good enough for silver. The `glass ceiling’ of 40m still […]

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Nathan Hilton

A splendid opening match at Edge Hill University`s new track

The new track at Edge Hill University hosted its first big athletic meeting in advance of its formal opening in September. Although a relatively modest Division 2 Match of the Northern League it contained a number of high quality clubs and athletes and Liverpool Pembroke Sefton needed to field a decent squad to uphold their […]

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Jonathan Bride

Trafford Grand Prix

Trafford Grand Prix – 21 JULY There was a strong contingent of Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes at the Trafford Grand Prix on 21 July. The meeting opened with a series of 3000m races.  In race 1 James Loftus,running in his first 3000m of the year, finished 21st in 9.08.34. In race 2 Kyle Nicholls finished […]

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Lisa Gawthorne Kisrty Longley

Dynamic duo score again

Between them Liverpool Pembroke Sefton stars, Kirsty Longley and Lisa Gawthorne, have chalked up numerous wins. They were at it again in the Women`s Running Magazine series of countrywide races. This time it was a multi-surface course at Liverpool`s Sefton Park. Kirsty was, as usual, untroubled in winning the 10K race in 38.25. This time […]

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More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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Disappointing day at Leigh

The second of the Northern League Track and Field meetings(Division 2W) was at Leigh Sports Village. After an exciting first match the `unavailable’ list had lengthened and the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were struggling to cover events particularly the female ones. The male sprinters delivered with Adam Thomson(23.3) and Jesse Roberts(24.5) doubling up in the […]

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