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Liverpool group calls for ‘education’ and ‘awareness’ to end harassment of female runners

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Liverpool female-only running community Girls on the Go have called for "education" and "awareness" to end harassment towards female runners. According to a 2023 survey by Adidas, 92% of women reported fearing for their safety when they were running alone, compared to 28% of men.

University Student Running to ‘Kick Cancer’

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As Liverpool’s half marathon and 10 mile runs approach, with both events scheduled to take place on Saint Patrick’s day next month, one Liverpool John Moore’s student has sworn to put the Irish "dark stuff" to one side as...

LISTEN: Liverpool marathon runner inspiring the next generation

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While running a marathon in is an admirable feat for anyone, inspiring the next generation of local athletes is equally as laudable. That’s what a primary school teacher from Liverpool has been doing, while preparing to run the London Marathon...

Liverpool student overcomes adversity to become para-world champion

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In the world of para-athletics, Liverpool based student Rio Boothe has emerged as a beacon of inspiration. He has overcome adversity to become a para-world champion pentathlete and advocate for inclusivity in sport. At just 20-years-old, Rio's journey from being...
Jon-Jo Doherty at Liverpool Harriers, courtesy of Jon-Jo Doherty

Merseyside cross country champion eyes St Helens 10K success

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With St Helens’ annual 10K event on the horizon, one of the town’s best runners has stated his intent to win. Jon-Jo Doherty has flown out of the blocks this year, having been crowned as Merseyside County Cross Country champion...

Crime Stoppers charity hoping to use sport to keep the youth safe

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A Merseyside initiative has helped create a 22% decrease in knife crime between 2022-23 compared to last year. Crime Stoppers is a 35 year old independent charity which provides the public with the chance to report violations anonymously, and...

Anyika Onuora: Klopp is not like the other managers

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After the bombshell announcement Jurgen Klopp is set to leave his role as Liverpool manager in May, Liverpool Olympic Medallist and Red fan Anyika Onuora has told MerseysportLive, she and other fans are just grateful for all he has...

Wirral blind runner opens up about his challenges

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A blind runner from West Kirby has encouraged young people to start athletics, saying that no one should be excluded in the sport. Ben Darby has been a member of the Run In Wirral group since 2011 and is a...
Sefton Park.

Greenbank Sports Academy aiming to combat mental health conditions with exercise programme

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  https://youtu.be/UXdQGuR27IQ A sports academy is offering a health and exercise programme for people who endure mental, physical and neurological conditions. The 12-week scheme at Greenbank Sports Academy supports people such as those who have had a stroke to people suffering from...

MerseySport Live Radio Bulletin – 3rd November 2023

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https://soundcloud.com/user-461173410/merseysport-live-3pm-radio-bulletin-3rd-november-2023 Today's MerseySport Live radio bulletin features a preview of the weekend's football, including Liverpool's trip to Luton, as covered by Conor McEvoy. https://merseysportlive.co.uk/2023/11/03/no-pressure-on-luis-diaz-to-play-says-jurgen-klopp/ Other stories include Kevin Bannon's feature on a 10-year-old boy from Southport with cerebral palsy, whose talent has...

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