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Chris Maher, Dan Gilbody, John Dobie, Rob Wood, Graham Cairns Mark Wynne, Tony O'Brian, Fletcher Foster, Vicky Gilbody, Tiff Penfold

Challenging hills and record rankings

The Cuerden Valley cross country course is the most challenging of the series in the Mid-Lancs League. The continual ups and downs offer little opportunity for even paced running but it did suit many in the Liverpool Pembroke Sefton contingent The Under 17 Men looked strong with Oliver Sutcliffe(4), Tom Corcoran(8) and Daniel Howells(10) but […]

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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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LPS Under 11 girls

Young Sarah continues to impress

After the excitement of the county cross country championships it was back to the Mid-Lancs Cross Country League at Burnley for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. Under 11 Sarah Yates is having a very impressive debut season finishing fourth but only a few metres off the winner. A really good spirit is evolving in this age […]

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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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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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Rosie Johnson, Kirsty Longley, Hilary Honeyball

Outstanding performance from our senior women

The first of the autumn relays began at Delamere Forest on Saturday with the North West Road Relays. Hilary Honeyball led the senior women’s team off coming home in 20th place (26.06), before Loughborough student, Rosie Johnson, took over on leg 2. Rosie soon began to catch the runners ahead of her & her time […]

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Erin Birchall

LPS clinch third place

The second fixture in the Northern League division 2W took place at sun drenched Leigh Sports village on Sunday. Despite fielding a depleted team LPS(356) clinched third place, behind Leigh Harriers (405) and Team Isle of Man(368). Liverpool Harriers were 4th (322), Manchester Harriers were 5th, with Blackpool in 6th place (301). The hot conditions […]

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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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Northern 12 Stage Road Relay – Birkenhead Park

This year’s team of Dan Slater (25.17) , Luke Edwards (12.09), Greg Callaghan (28.57), James Metcalfe (13.09), Chris Pedder (31.28), Jonathon Bride (13.03), Mike Gall (29.12), Kevin Usher (12.55), John Halson (15.33), Bernie Murphy (14.16),Andrew Conway (15.44), Robbie Wood (17.08) took to the tree lined setting of Birkenhead Park which proved to be an ideal […]

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