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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 […]

Weir Archer shine at Stoke Mandeville

By Scott Mills Following the recent successes by many of the Academy’s athletes in the 2017 London Marathon, it was always going to be a tough act for Jenny Archer’s team to repeat so soon after, especially at the British Wheelchair Racing Association track meet at Stoke Mandeville. For a venue that is known for its Paralympic history […]

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 […]

Hunnisett: Working hard for that World Record

By Scott Mills When the 2016 Paralympics in Rio came to an end, not only did it bring the curtain down on Great Britain’s most successful ever Games, it also meant that for most athletes the start of a much needed break was upon them before the start of the winter training block. However, for IPC World Championship Bronze medallist Abbie […]

Morgan Woods: A man of many talents looking forward to successes on and off the track

2017 By Scott Mills After the recent SLAN track meet at Sutton’s David Weir Leisure Centre, the new athletics season is now underway and whilst personal bests were few and far between there were still many lessons to take from what was a competition on a very slow track. However, with fast times hard to come by, […]

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 […]