Sainsbury's Grand Prix
World class athletics returns to Birmingham for the Sainsbury's Summer Series.
Birmingham's Alexander Stadium will kick-off the outdoor season in spectacular fashion, as some of the best Paralympic athletes in the world will compete in the Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham on Saturday 29 June. This event will welcome some of the stars from last year's London Games including six time Paralympic champion David Weir, just three weeks before the IPC World Championships in Lyon.
On Sunday 30 June, the prestigious IAAF Diamond League returns to the UK for the star-studded Sainsbury's Grand Prix - Birmingham. A world class line up of athletes will descend on Birmingham including Great Britain’s Olympic medallists Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford, Robbie Grabarz and Christine Ohuruogu all live in action. They will be joined by a cast of international stars including as Carmelita Jeter, the second fastest woman of all time.
Athletics will remain in the West Midlands for the Sainsbury's British Championships - Birmingham on 12-14 July, where Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium will welcome over 600 of Britain's best athletes as they bid for selection for the IAAF World Championships in August.
Tickets are on sale now for the Sainsbury’s Summer Series. To buy your tickets today click here, alternatively if you require more information please click here
For more information: http://www.britishathletics.org.uk/british-athletics-series/home/
City of Birmingham Triathlon
21 July – Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield B73 6LH
Take on the challenge of triathlon and enter as an individual or a relay team, all abilities welcome.
A fantastic swim, bike, run event set within the beautiful grounds of Sutton Park, this triathlon caters for everybody with different distances to suit all. Whether a novice or seasoned triathlete, competing for a personal challenge or raising money for charity, everyone is welcome to join in the wonderful world of triathlon.
- Super Sprint & Fun 200m swim/10k bike/2.5k run
- Sprint 400m swim/20k bike/5k run
- Olympic & Relay 1500m swim/40k bike/10k run
The event, returning for its second year, proved a huge success last year and competitor numbers have vastly increased on last year’s figures. Every competitor receives a 2013 UK Triathlon Finishers Medal.
Places are limited so don’t miss out, book now and be a part of it.
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