Birmingham is a focal point of British athletics and hosts many World and European events throughout the year.
Sainsbury’s Summer Series
Witness world class athletics at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium this summer.
There are also four principal athletics clubs in Birmingham. The largest and most successful is Birchfield Harriers – which has produced 100 Olympians over the last 100 years.
Founded in 1877, its recent stars include Olympic, World and Commonwealth medallists Denise Lewis, Ashia Hansen, Mark Lewis Francis and Katharine Merry. The club trains at Alexander Stadium in Perry Barr and has use of Birmingham’s world-class indoor high performance centre.
Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham, 29 June, Alexander Stadium
Some of the world’s best athletes will compete when the Sainsbury’s Grand Prix – Birmingham kicks off on Saturday 29 June at the Alexander Stadium with the Sainsbury’s 2013 IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final.
Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir and gold medallists Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft headline an impressive list of 144 athletes competing in 18 events.
Taking place three weeks before the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon, France, the Sainsbury’s IPC Athletics Grand Prix Final will be the seventh and final event of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix.
For more information, please visit www.britishathletics.org.uk.
Photo credit: David Weir - British Athletics / Action Images
Sainsbury’s Grand Prix - Birmingham, Alexander Stadium, 30 June
The world’s best athletes will return to the Alexander Stadium for the final day of the Sainsbury’s Grand Prix - Birmingham on Sunday 30 June.
Now in its third year, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League meet will welcome a world-class line up to the West Midlands as an array of Olympic athletes take to the track and field.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah and Olympic long jump gold medallist Greg Rutherford will be in live action along with local hero and Olympic high jump bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz and Christine Ohuruogu, who won silver over 400m in London.
A number of international stars will also be on show, including American Carmelita Jeter, the second fastest woman of all time, and former World 100m champion Kim Collins.
Buy your tickets now for this breath-taking event and witness some of the world’s top athletes in action this summer. Click here or call 08000 556056
Sainsbury’s British Championships - Birmingham, Alexander Stadium, 12-14 July
Support Britain’s best athletes this summer as they take to the track and field for the Sainsbury’s British Championships - Birmingham.
Britain’s athletics stars will return to Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium and will need to be on top form with places on the GB & NI team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow up for grabs.
With three days of first-class athletics action on offer, this is a weekend of athletics not to be missed. Watch the best athletes in Britain go head to head as they look to book a place on the plane to Russia and share the excitement with your friends and family!
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