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Sammy Rashid 2.45 London marathon

LPS stalwart Sammy Rashid made the trip from his home in Sheffield to last weekend’s London marathon and turned in yet another remarkable performance. Now at the tender age of 51 Sammy ran 2.45.15 which saw him finish 12th in the V/50 Cat. Sammy commented on his run “I managed a pb of 2.45.15 and […]

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Richard Weeks, Aaron Jarvis, Sean Kirkbride, Mark Wynne, Sammy Rashid, Danny Gilbody

Here, there and everywhere!

It was a weekend where Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes were literally everywhere. The Liverpool and District Cross Country Championship at Clarke Gardens, founded in 1891,has a strong pull on the emotions. Medals are still important. Richard Burney of Liverpool Harriers was a popular and runaway winner towing his team mates to an easy victory but […]

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Rosie Johnson in action at Witton Park

Only for the brave

The Witton Park cross country course is difficult at the best of times but in ferocious weather conditions that changed even during races it was one decidedly only `only for the brave’. Nevertheless the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton club provided a clutch of runners that faced the challenge, notably Junior Rosie Johnson, who took on some […]

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Sefton Park Report

Liverpool’s Sefton Park was once again the venue for the British Athletics Cross Chalenge incorporating the European trials and attracting the best in the country. The weather was unhelpful as the normally fast course was churned up in mud particularly for later competitors. The best Liverpool Pembroke Sefton result probably came from Rosie Johnson in […]

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Sammy gets call up for Masters Championships

Sammy Rashid’s stunning form has caught the eye of the England selectors for the British Masters 050 Cross Country Championships in Dublin. He is a travelling reserve but is likely to get some sort of race no matter what in the open event. An England vest at 50 is an appropriate reward for a lifetime of […]

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Happy Birthday LPS 20 Years Old

Astonishingly LPS is 20 years old on October 1st! We thought we would like to let newer members know a little bit more about how the club came into being. The following is taken from this website Run through a brick Wall: A sideways look at the history of Liverpool Pembroke Athletic Club (1890-1995). Look […]

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Sammy Rashid National Champion

After a couple of Park Runs in Sheffield in 17.40 and 17.59 Sammy Rashid went to Birmingham for the British Masters Track and Field Championships Over 50 10K. He ran an astonishing 34.23.88 to take the national title. He is rapidly achieving legendary status in the club`s history.

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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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The courage of Kirsty

Kirsty Longley, the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton star, has a fearsome competitive reputation but even by her standards the performance in the Lytham 10K was compelling. Comfortably in the lead in the women`s race she ran off course at an un-marshalled point and spent about two minutes finding her way back. Most would have given up […]

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Lisa 2nd in Hyde Park 10k

Results Round Up

It was an eventful weekend for LPS athletes at all points of the compass. James Loftus travelled to Northern Ireland to run the Armagh 10K in memory of his grandfather who was born there. Although pressed hard by a local lad he maintained his consistency throughout and came home the winner in 33.48, a personal […]

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