By Scott Mills With the sun beaming down over Lisbon’s 25th April Bridge, the Weir Archer Academy were once again in Half-Marathon action just seven days after competing in an excruciatingly tough 13.1 miles at the Adidas Silverstone Half. As five of our athletes including many of the clubs sprinters embarked on this relatively flat course, things […]

By Scott Mills Confident, outspoken and extremely positive are all words that spring to mind when describing T54 wheelchair athlete Jabari Knight. So when the sprint athlete was awarded the Brain Freeman trophy by the Weir Archer Academy for the dedication and hard work he has tirelessly grafted for over the winter season to improve […]

By Scott Mills Six-time Paralympic Gold medallist David Weir claimed his sixth-straight Adidas Silverstone Half-Marathon win with a time of 00:47:33, in what turned out to be a fantastic day of racing for the Weir Archer Academy. Despite the infamous Silverstone rain doing its best to dampen the team’s spirits, Weir Archer’s David Weir, JohnBoy Smith, Will […]

By Scott Mills   British Athletics once quoted ‘sometimes just a few words can speak volumes. ‘Hardworking, dedicated and world-class’ and these are just some of the traits that will see Archer go down in athletics folklore” and the same can be said for David Weir. As the pair brought down the curtain on their […]

By Scott Mills Overcoming life threatening illnesses, fighting adversity and battling it out for world titles against some of the globe’s greatest wheelchair athletes is something that Weir Archer and Great Britain’s John Smith has being doing his whole life. So it comes to no surprise that the man who won the Dubai Marathon in […]

By Scott Mills Before the London 2012 Paralympic Games, head coach of the Weir Archer Academy, Jenny Archer MBE had a vision. In order to get David Weir CBE and her athletes to the next level she knew that she had to bring in some fresh and innovative ideas. Having been coached by Welsh International […]

By Scott Mills Over the course of the year, 2016 has seen many successes both on and off the track for the Weir Archer Academy. From helping in the local community and raising money at charity events to winning gold medals on the international stage at the IPC European Championships, many of the clubs athletes […]