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Merseyside road relays Champions 2019, Chris Maher, Mark Wynne, Tony O'Brian, Dan Slater

Fantastic result for LPS men in the NW Relays while Kirsty Longley astounds at Salford

The North West Road Relays sponsored by Merseyside County and hosted by Liverpool Pembroke Sefton came to Edge Hill University. On a sunny day there was general appreciation of the facilities at the university, the course and the complex organisation that is required for this type of event. For the local club there was a […]

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John Dobie

Splendid day at Birkenhead Park

The Northern Mens 12 Stage and Womens 6 Stage Road Relays are a highlight of the sporting calendar and returned again to the excellent surroundings of Birkenhead Park. The sun shone on competitors particularly the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent. The combination of short and long legs tests the capacity and resilience of the numerous clubs […]

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Tiffany Penfold

Tiff toughs it out at Leeds

The National Cross Country Championships rarely attracts media interest but is truly one of the never-to-be-missed events of the sporting calendar. Rotated around the country it came to rest in the grounds of the 250 year old Harewood House in Leeds. On a beautiful day the course was dry but with some tough demanding hills. […]

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Debbie Campbell

Debbie Queen of the Hill

There was a poignancy to the 49th running of the Parbold Hill race following the recent death of its founder Derek Dalton. The popularity of the race held over nearly 7 miles of tough hills and country he initiated remains undiminished and some 461 completed the course in perfect conditions. Superbly organised by Skelmersdale Boundary […]

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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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