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Sport Liverpool aims to increase city participation in exercise

Sport Liverpool are organising walks across the calendar in a bid to increase participation in sport and exercise amongst people from across the city.
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Merseyside Marathon runner has Olympic ambitions

Matthew Crehan recalled his father’s eulogy. “Life is like a race. It's not a race to the finish line, but it's a race to take the most beautiful route.” Running was important to his father. Now Matt has his own Olympic ambitions. He spoke to Merseysportlive reporter Sam Millne
Matt Crehan, St Helens marathon and long distance runner

Merseysportlive Podcast – Matt Crehan Special

In this week's edition of the Merseysportlive Podcast, Sam Millne, Louis Ryan and Tom Routley are joined by St Helens long-distance runner Matt Crehan. He spoke about winning the 2021 Liverpool and Manchester marathons, his family's athletic background and his future plans.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon comes to Liverpool for final time

More than 10,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon came to Liverpool for the seventh and final time. Following a two-year hiatus due to coronavirus, participants took part in races that covered various distances, from one mile all the way up to the full 26.2 miles.

Liverpool Harriers duo earn membership of Olympic World Class Programme

Sixty-seven athletes including Liverpool's Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Jamie Webb have been offered membership to join the British Athletics Olympic World Class Programme (WCP) for 2021/22. The WCP is UK Sport's initiative funded by the National Lottery, aimed at aiding success in reaching named milestone targets.
Athletics track, Wavertree - geograph.org.uk_-_39239

LRC back on track: Why you should join Liverpool Running Club

Whether planning to return to fitness after a tough year, or wanting to test a new-found love for exercise, Liverpool Running Club (LRC) could be your answer.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson: Tokyo success determined by pandemic

Katarina Johnson-Thompson says that the Olympics will be won and lost on who has handled the pandemic the best. The Heptathlon World Champion was in terrific form heading into the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson - Credit: Filip Bossuyt under Creative Media Commons

Celebrating Merseyside’s top sportswomen on International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and Merseyside has produced many great sportswomen over the years who deserve to be celebrated! So we've drawn up our own ‘Super Six’ who have done the region proud and become role models for the next generation of great sportswomen.
Liverpool Harriers athlete Jamie Webb

Liverpool Harriers athletes Webb and Williams secure bronze for Team GB

Liverpool Harriers athlete Jamie Webb picked up a bronze medal yesterday in the 800m final of the European Indoor Championships. And his club mate James Williams also won bronze helping the 4x400m relay team to third at Torun.

Cheshire runner takes on European Indoor Championships

Cheshire county 3,000M runner Amy-Eliose Markovc will be taking part in the Women's heats today at the European Indoor Athletics Championship being held in Torun, Poland. Marckovc could also face other Team GB members Amelia Quirk and Verity Ockenden. The Cheshire...