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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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Bill Steel in action at NA Champs at Leigh

Finch & Southern claim medals Northern Athletics Championships

Kai Finch & Owen Southern were the club’s only medallists at this year’s northern track & field championships held at Leigh Sports Arena. Over the weekend. Kai (1.90m) & Owen (1.75m) took silver & bronze in the U17 men’s high jump. Fellow high jumper, Sandy Clarkson, narrowly missed out on a medal finishing 4th in […]

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Litherland Mid-Lancs Report

The final Mid-Lancs fixture held at Litherland was something of a low key event with most clubs depleted due to athletes away on holiday. However, there were still some excellent performances from Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes on the day. Lauren Lewis(U17), following her disappointment at the English Schools, responded with 3 victories in the […]

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Dan Slater with GB team mates after their victory

Dan wins double European gold

A tremendous performance from 17 year old Dan Slater,saw the LPS athlete win two gold medals at this year’s European Triathlon Youth Championships. The event,staged over 4 days, was held in Lithuania, where Dan competed in the individual and mixed relay events. After successfully negotiating the semi-finals, the individual final consisted of a 500 metre […]

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Martha Simms

County Championships Success

Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes were again split between two venues as they contested the medals at Blackpool & Bebington in the Lancashire & Merseyside Track & Field Championships. Pride of place at Blackpool went to U17 Lauren Lewis who completed a double winning the 100m in 12.7sec and achieved a PB in winning the […]

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National Masters Cross Country Championships

This year, the National Masters’s Cross Country Championships were held at a wet and windy Wavertree on Saturday, with 3 LPS runners taking part. Kevin Usher, fresh from his triumph in the Northern Championships at Doncaster earlier in the month was always in contention. However he had to settle for 4th place (27.03) in the […]

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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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Imogen wins bronze at Northern Champs

A number of LPS athletes made the journey across the Pennines on sunday to compete in the U15 Northern Indoors Championships. Pride of place went to Imogen Ayres who equalled her championship best performance(1.45m) to win the bronze medal in the high jump. In addition a number of athletes from Phil Whitfield’s coaching group also […]

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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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