British Athletics Series 2013
After the biggest year of athletics the country has ever seen, world-class athletics returns to the UK for the 2013 Sainsbury's Summer Series with events in Birmingham and London.
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 Paralympic Games, 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. Athletics will remain in the West Midlands for the Sainsbury's British Championships - Birmingham on 12-14 July, where the Alexander Stadium will welcome 600 of Britain's best athletes as they bid for selection for the IAAF World Championships in August.
On the anniversary of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, world-class athletics returns to The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Sainsbury's Anniversary Games, 26th - 28th July. The Sainsbury's Anniversary Games will incorporate two days of IAAF Diamond League action on Friday and Saturday, featuring the return of many Olympic champions, with a third day of action on Sunday, dedicated to showcasing some of the Paralympic heroes from last summer's games.