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Weir Archer’s 2017 ParaWorld Championship review

By Scott Mills Over the course of 13 days, more than 230,000 spectators turned up to the London stadium in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to celebrate and watch the best Para-athletes compete from around the world at the 2017 ParaWorld Championships. With David Weir retired from competing competitively on track and others not selected […]

Weir ends his illustrious track career in London

By Scott Mills Five years ago, people from all over the world flocked to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic stadium to watch some of the the best athletes from around the globe compete in the 2012 Paralympic Games. A Games that will be remembered for many moments of excellence and in particular, David Weir’s three Paralympic […]

Weir Archer Week Review

By Scott Mills Since the hectic weekends of the London Marathon and the first track meet at Stoke Mandeville, the season is now well underway for Jenny Archer’s athletes and as expected, the team are continuing to go from strength to strength. After laying down the foundations for a successful season with some intense training […]

Weirs Wolfpack shine at the London Marathon

By Scott Mills As the sun shone over Buckingham Palace on this mild Spring morning in April, a nostalgia filled the air that something historic was about to happen as both parents, family and friends covered the pavements as they prepared to watch the 2017 London Marathon. With many of our junior athletes competing in […]

Weir Archer Weekend Preview: 2017 London Marathon

By Scott Mills In its 36th year, the London Marathon is still one of the most respected and prestigious races and as one of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, it is sure to be a historic one. After a superb race in Paris with a time of 01:29:25, David Weir CBE – one of Great […]

David Weir CBE and Jenny Archer MBE- Celebrating two titans of British Sport:

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 […]

Somers hopes for another successful season as she looks to push on from the Jedburgh 10k:

By Scott Mills On a cold, dark and damp evening in December, the Weir Archer Academy’s junior athletes are one set into an extremely intense interval training session on the rollers at Kingsmeadow Athletics track. What used to be a cold storage room with a draft half an hour before has now transformed into a […]