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Liverpool & District Cross Country Sherdley Park

All eyes on Milburn & Conway

Whilst the eyes of the sporting world watched on in unified celebration with two feats of greatness over the marathon distance with Eluid Kipchoge entering the immortal running folklore alongside Roger Bannister followed by the long standing womens record broken the following day by Kenya’s rising star Brigid Kosgei at the 2019 Chicago marathon. At […]

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Ormskirk 10k 2019

LPS dominate with local podiums

With the Senior runners having an elect representation at the National Road Relays, the fight for the headline grabber took place across the local races. Aintree racecourse was the first up on Saturday hosting the run through events 5km/10k/Half marathon on the looped course. Mike Gall started the ball rolling taking 3rd place overall in […]

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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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Left To Right Vicky Gilbody, Helen Sahgal, Tiffany Penfold and Hilary Honeyball

Tiffany stars at Townley Park

Townely Park, Burnley, provided a picturesque setting for the latest Mid-Lancs Cross Country race. With many of the LPS teams in with a chance of medals, there was plenty at stake. Edge Hill university student, Tiffany Penfold, produced the best individual performance on the day, with victory in U20 women’s race and helped the senior […]

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U15 Girls

Testing Conditions at Leigh

Freezing temperatures and muddy conditions greeted those athletes who ventured out to compete in the third Mid-Lancs race at Leigh Sports Village. Kirsty Longley continued her fine run of form by winning the senior women’s race. She was well supported by Tiffany Penfold (8th and 2nd junior) and Maxine Thompson (13th) and their team score […]

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Formby HS U13Boys LPS contingent (front to back) Stanley Benson(2), Oscar Davidson(3), Harry Wright(4), Gideon Lucas(6)

English Schools Cross Country Cup Success

Formby HS U13 Boy’s team qualified for the regional round of the ESAA Cross Country cup which was held at the Sedbergh School in Kirby Lonsdale. This was a demanding cross country course & not one for the feint hearted. The event was keenly contested with schools from Merseyside, Greater Manchester & Cumbria all competing […]

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LPS athletes at Ormskirk Parkrun

Jenny silver and Ed bronze at the Northerns

The Northern Under 17 Championships were held at the splendid new sports stadium at Middlesborough. There were two excellent results for Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes. The improving Jenny Pyatt was not quite at her best in the Under 17 Discus but her 38.86m was still good enough for silver. The `glass ceiling’ of 40m still […]

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More disappointment for Michael Rimmer

Four Liverpool Pembroke Sefton athletes qualified for the British Championships at Birmingham. The club`s main hope lay with 800m multi-winner Michael Rimmer even though he was still not 100% well after back surgery. Two weeks previous he had run an encouraging 1.47.62 in Poland and things were looking on the up as he cruised through […]

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Kirsty Longley powers to victory in Hyde and take the Tour of Tameside title

The courage of Kirsty

The Tour of Tameside which has a series of races on successive days was a popular feature of yesteryear. This year it was reborn after a 14 year gap. It consists of a 6 mile fell race on the Friday evening, a half marathon on the Saturday and concludes with another 7 mile road race […]

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Lauren enjoys bracing Blackpool

Liverpool Pembroke Sefton were engaged in their first Mid Lancs Track and Field League match at a cold and windy Blackpool. The conditions did not deter club members, many of whom posted personal bests. Without doubt the most outstanding result came from Lauren Lewis, still at primary school, who took three first placings in the […]

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