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Kirsty Longley, Thorpe Park half marathon winner

LPS Runners Travel Far & Wide

This weekend saw LPS runners travel far & wide in search of competition. Women’s captain Kirsty Longley made the journey to London to compete in the Thorpe Park half marathon. On a windy, but sunny day, temperatures were only just above freezing. On an undulating course, Kirsty stayed with the leaders for the first 8 […]

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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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Left To Right Vicky Gilbody, Helen Sahgal, Tiffany Penfold and Hilary Honeyball

Tiffany stars at Townley Park

Townely Park, Burnley, provided a picturesque setting for the latest Mid-Lancs Cross Country race. With many of the LPS teams in with a chance of medals, there was plenty at stake. Edge Hill university student, Tiffany Penfold, produced the best individual performance on the day, with victory in U20 women’s race and helped the senior […]

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LPS U15 Girls medal winners

County Cross Country Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes clinched individual and team medals as they contested the county cross country championships on Saturday. The Merseyside event took place at Arrowe park where conditions were soft underfoot, but with no wind and winter sunshine for most of the day, conditions were perfect for running. Kirsty Longley claimed the senior […]

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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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