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L&D Champions 2019

Resurgent LPS take District titles

There was a buzz in the air even before the start of the Liverpool and District Cross Country Championships at Allerton. The Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club were fielding strong squads in both the men’s and women’s races. From the gun LPS was prominent especially Chris Maher who is having a stunning season. He could comfortably […]

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Chris Pedder, Shaun Lea, Debbie Campbell and Sam Car

Debbie wins at Ashurst Beacon

Debbie Campbell continued her good form with an emphatic victory in the Ashurst Beacon Hill Race on the 12th of January. Finishing 24th in a classy field she was the second LPS athlete home. Only Ian Roberts in 6th place managing to get the better of her on this off road hilly course, the type […]

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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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Tiffany Penfold team gold medal winner at European cross country championships 2018

Tiffany performs at the highest level

Tiffany Penfold astonished a few with her GB Under 20 selection for the European Cross Country Championships hosted in Tilburg, the Netherlands but she justified her choice with a stirring run. The course was typically `continental’ with long, flat, lakeside stretches of sand and a scattering of artificial barriers. The start was always going to […]

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LPS Seniors at Arrowe Park

Chris and Tiff star at Arrowe Park

The cross country season got off for Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton harriers to an extremely wet and wind swept start. The senior men and women were partaking in the Liverpool and District League at Arrowe Park while the rest of the club made the long trip to Ulverston for a Mid Lancs League fixture. At […]

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Kirsty – England’s number 1

Four LPS runners made the short journey across the river to compete in the Birkenhead park 5 mile race. On what is traditionally a fast course, Kirsty Longley demolished the course record when she won the women’s race in a time of 27.46. Her run was so impressive that she beat the second runner by […]

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Hannah Doyle

Kirsty & Lisa Gawthorne take top two places at Hale 5, Hannah Doyle 10th at Rivington

Hale 5 mile Easter Sunday It was one two for LPS ladies at the Hale 5 mile road race on Easter Sunday as Kirsty Longley won this popular event and teammate Lisa Gawthorne taking second place. In a large field of 541 finishers, Kirsty was 7th overall and first lady in a new pb of […]

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Northern 12 Stage Road Relay – Birkenhead Park

This year’s team of Dan Slater (25.17) , Luke Edwards (12.09), Greg Callaghan (28.57), James Metcalfe (13.09), Chris Pedder (31.28), Jonathon Bride (13.03), Mike Gall (29.12), Kevin Usher (12.55), John Halson (15.33), Bernie Murphy (14.16),Andrew Conway (15.44), Robbie Wood (17.08) took to the tree lined setting of Birkenhead Park which proved to be an ideal […]

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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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Amelia Hitchmough

Ryelands Park Cross Country / Parbold Hill Race

Although the cross country season draws to a close in the coming weeks, there was still plenty to run for in the latest Mid-Lancs race, held at Ryelands Park in Lancaster. Conditions were ideally suited for cross country. The best individual performances on the day were by Thomas Corlett who was 5th in the U17m […]

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