Featured Athlete (Spring 2016)

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Featured Athlete (Spring 2016)

Archie Banks

(NB: To be periodically update … last update October 2016)

Archie has been a member of our group since the age of 10.

Archie has been a leading local runner through the age groups, winning a number of individual Leicestershire & Rutland AA / Leicestershire County Schools medals – from 2011 through to 2015 – at XC and on the track (both 800m & 1500m). He recently (Autumn 2015) dominated the Inter Boys division in the Leicestershire Secondary Schools XC League, taking the individual title with three race victories.

At the regional (Midlands) XC Championships, Archie has twice recorded top 10 finishes, with a best of 4th place (U15B category) at the 2015 championships held at Wollaton Park, Nottingham. In addition, Archie has represented the East Midlands Region in three consecutive London Mini-Marathons (2012 – 2014).

At the national level, Archie has contributed to team successes for his club, and has both a top 10 finish in the English Schools XC Cup (2012) & a top 50 finish at the English Schools XC Championships (2014).

Archie’s current personal best times include: 800m in 1-59.98 (2016); 1500m in 4-09.09 (2016); 3000m in 9-15.5 (2015); & 5K Road in 16-37 (2016).

View … Archie’s Power of 10 Profile.