Smith Leaves His Mark On The World StageNovember 17, 2017
New York- known as being the city that never sleeps, the Big apple, the Empire City or the one that has five boroughs.
It is also home of the Empire State building, rapper Jay-Z and the city that the popular TV show ‘Friends’ was recorded in.
But for the athletes among us, it is also known to be the location of one of the World Marathon Majors, the New York City Marathon.
Passing through all five boroughs, winding up and down inclines in the form of several bridges and often braving sub-zero temperatures, it is labelled as one of the toughest around the globe.
Weir Archer World Record BreakersJune 26, 2017
On the longest day of 2017, Weir Archer were set to attempt to make history by breaking a world record and having their names in the history books for years to come.
In order to achieve this feat, a team of cyclists alongside the clubs athletes would have to cover a mammoth distance of 13,000 miles to not only achieve the record but to also raise funds for the academy’s charity.
Weir Archer Week ReveiwJune 14, 2017
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 sessions and a tough start to the season, the results from many months of determination, hard work and sacrifice are finally starting to show.
WEIR ARCHER SHINE AT STOKE MANDEVILLEMay 07, 2017
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 and its usual weather of wind, rain and the occasional outbreak of sunshine, the meet was always going to be a potentially tough one for the academy especially when they had been without a track to train on throughout the whole of winter.