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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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Tiffany picked for GB

The classy Cross Challenge series of events turned up once more at Sefton Park with, for Senior athletes, the added spice of possible selection for the GB team that will compete shortly in the European Championships in the Netherlands. The eyes of the Liverpool Pembroke and Sefton contingent were very much on the Under 20 […]

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Nicholas Usher

Northern Road Relays

Glorious sunshine greeted runners at the northern road relay championships in Manchester, a far cry from the dismal conditions at Delamere two weeks earlier. This time the course was truly road relays, meandering around the perimeter of the Etihad stadium and the campus of Sports City. The younger age groups all ran a distance of […]

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Mark Wynne

LPS Athletes have a field day

Sunny Blackpool was the venue for the club’s third fixture in this season’s northern league. The club was deprived of many senior athletes for a variety of reasons, so it was left to the club’s youngsters to fill the breach, with thirteen under 17’s stepping up to the mark. It was the field athletes who […]

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Victoria Gilbody

Record turn out at Litherland, British champs, Southport half & 10k

There was a record turnout of Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton athletes at the fourth Mid-Lancs League meeting held at Litherland Sports Park. Eighty youngsters took advantage of the glorious sunshine to put on an impressive display which saw both male and female teams record comfortable victories. The girl’s team’s total of 195 points beat Preston […]

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Owen Southern, Ciaran Callum GarveyScroggie, Harry Steele

High Jumpers Shine In Hyndburn Sun, and Matt Ingram in good form at Bedford

There were some strong personal performances despite the breezy conditions at the Mid Lancs League fixture at Hyndburn. This 3rd meeting of the season fell on a sunny Bank Holiday Saturday which no doubt contributed to a low turnout of LPS athletes at this pleasant Lancashire setting. Arguably the most exciting event of the day […]

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Kirsty Longley running for Merseyside in the inter counties 2018

Kirsty Impresses Again

Club captain, Kirsty Longley, continued her fine run of form when competing in the inter county cross country championships at Loughborough on Saturday. Held in perfect weather conditions, although muddy underfoot, Kirsty was competing, not only against the best runners in England but in the other home countries as well. Representing Merseyside, Kirsty had an […]

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West Lancs senior boys team

Dan makes it 5 in a row

Dan Slater made it five in a row, when he won the senior boy’s title at Calderstones Park in this year’s Merseyside schools cross country championships. Dan has now claimed victory in all age groups since he started secondary school. Representing Sefton, he was a comfortable winner ahead of Joe Wigfield (Wirral), as he was […]

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Northern Cross Country Championships

It was the idyllic setting of Harewood House outside Leeds that hosted this year’s Northern Cross Country Championships. Considering the amount of rainfall received in recent weeks, it was surprisingly dry underfoot. However, blustery conditions and a series of lengthy inclines made for a testing course for the athletes. The possibility of medals was diminished […]

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