Monthly Archives: March 2017

From Lisbon to the Algarve- A week of hard work and perseverance for the Weir Archer Academy

By Scott Mills After just hours of finishing the 2017 Lisbon Half-Marathon, coach Jenny Archer MBE and the academy were already focusing on their next challenge- preparing for the 2017 season by spending a week training amongst steep hills, high winds and heat alongside the occasional downpour in the south coast of Portugal. Whilst a team […]

Wolf-Pack make light work of Lisbon:

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 […]

Jabari Knight: From Trinidad to Tokyo via the World Championships

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 […]

David Weir claims his sixth title at the 2017 Adidas Silverstone Half-Marathon:

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 […]