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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Pen Pond’s dog walker group raise over £300 for Weir Archer Academy:

By Scott Mills For as long as David Weir CBE and Jenny Archer MBE have been training in Richmond Park whether it be rain, shine or snow, the Pen Pond’s dog walker group have always been there alongside them supporting and welcoming the academy into their community with open arms. During this time, the Pen […]

2016 Tour de France moments

Chris Froome pictured (photo taken 2013)  By Peter Davies  Cycling’s most famous bike race has come to an end but what were the most memorable moments on the Tour? From off bike incidences to some new rising stars the race had it all! Don’t call it a comeback  Mark Cavendish proved critics wrong once again […]