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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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Kirsty comes home to take the Liverpool & District Title at Clarkes Gardens

Outstanding Run From Kirsty

There was an outstanding run from Kirsty Longley to win the women’s title at the Liverpool & District Cross Country Championships held at Clarke’s Gardens in Woolton. It was typical cross country weather with a mixture of strong winds, wintry sunshine and the odd outburst of hail stones. Conditions underfoot were heavy in parts of […]

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Ten Tackle Beacon

Ten senior men tackled the annual Ashurst Beacon race on 13th January, this popular event held over 5.9 miles starts and finishers close to the Ashurst Beacon. The first mile is almost all downhill so there is no prize for guessing the last mile is all uphill. Through farmyards along country lanes and some very […]

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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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Beacon Park Report

‘Old but not obsolete!’, It was a day for the super-vets in the third L&D cross country fixture at the often avoided Beacon Park course! The cold and sunny conditions rapidly deteriorated into sleet and a heavy snow flurry as the race progressed. The team finished third behind Sutton St Helens and Liverpool Harriers. Kevin […]

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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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2241 Dan Slater in action at Nottingham

Nationals provide a testing challenge

‘The Nationals’ are always an eagerly awaited event when the cross country fixtures are first published and this year was no exception. The U17 men’s team from LPS had dominated the local scene and were looking to do well at national level when they travelled to Wollaton Park in Nottingham on Saturday. Although, well up […]

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LPS Under 11 boys

Mid-Lancs League & Parbold Hill

Mid-Lancs League The fifth Mid-lancs race of the season took place at the prestigious Rossall School on Lancashire’s Fylde Coast. With a bitterly cold wind blowing from the Irish Sea it was no race for the feint hearted. However, it also coincided with the half-term holidays and led to LPS teams being depleted. Best individual […]

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Welcome return for Kevin Usher

LPS were at Clarke Gardens for the annual Liverpool and District Cross country championships which date back to 1892. There was a good turn out of members but all eyes were on Kevin Usher who has not competed at this level for over 20 years. At 50 the former class act has certainly not lost […]

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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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