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Aviva grand prix

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Saturday 20th February 2010

 

Jenny Meadows

The prestigious UKA event returns to the Birmingham NIA on Saturday February 20th with many of the world’s greatest athletes in action. Be prepared for an afternoon of electric activity and entertainment.

Britain’s three leading ladies, world champion Jessica Ennis, silver medallist Lisa Dobriskey and bronze medallist Jenny Meadows have already confirmed their attendance.

They will be joined by a field of international stars including the second fastest woman in history, Carmelita Jeter & former Olympic and World triple jump champion, Christian Olsson, who will make his return to competition after more than two years of intermittent injuries, in a head to head with Britain’s Phillips Idowu.

As well as world class athletics, Extreme High Jump is set to stun the crowd as the newly added pre-show when it begins a 12.30pm. High Jump athletes will compete against BMX riders and Inline skaters, where skill and tricks will be the order of the day!

Get ready for a fun-packed day full of excitement and entertainment for all the family!

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Events

LATEST: EXTREME HIGH JUMP scheduled for 12:30

Men: 60m, 60m Hurdles, 400m, 1500m, 3000m, Triple Jump, High Jump

Women: 60m, 60m Hurdles, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m, Pole Vault, Long Jump

 

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Essential Information for spectators will appear here soon
event summary

Don't miss your chance to be trackside at one of the world's finest indoor athletics events - the showcase event of the UKA season, the Aviva Grand Prix. The prestigious UKA event returns to the Birmingham NIA on Saturday February 20 with many of the world’s greatest athletes in action.

The event’s curtain closer was a National Record by Britain’s Mo Farah in the 3000m and it seemed Farah used that as a platform for the European Indoor Championships, where he took gold.  And now that the Jamaican and American track and field teams have confirmed they will used Birmingham as a holding camp for London 2012 expect to see their athletes affiliate themselves with the city as soon as possible. A fun-packed day full of excitement and entertainment for all the family!

 

ticket information
Birmingham NIA stadium plan

Ticket Prices

Tier 1: £25

Tier 2 Adult: £15

Tier 2 Concession: £10

Family Block Adult: £15

Family Block Concession: £5

Wheelchair user: As per Tier 2

Wheelchair companion: Free

Recommended available seating for viewing:

200m Finish Line

Blocks 9,10 and 11

60m finish line

3 and 10

Pole vault

Blocks 1, 2 and 3

Long/triple jump

Blocks 10, 11 and 12

NB. All of the events are visible from all seats within the arena; the above are recommendations in case customers have a specific request.

 

event details

Doors Open: 11:00

Event Timings: 13:00 – 16:30

 

BBC1: 13:30 – 16:30

Venue:National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

             The NIA, King Edward's Road, Birmingham, B1 2AA

Venue contact: 0844 3388000

Wheelchair area enquiries & tickets:  08445810700

Group Bookings:  08003580058

 

transport and accommodation

Car Parking Pricing (Pay & display)

up to 2 hrs    £2.00

2-4 hrs         £4.00

4-8 hrs         £6.00

8-24 hrs       £8.00

There will be activities available before the event starts, so to avoid any delays or congestion please arrive early.

HOW TO GET TO THE NIA

The NIA is close to the Birmingham City Centre, approx 10 min walk from New Street Station.

BY AIR - For Birmingham international Airport please call 0121 7675511

BY CAR - The NIA is well sign posted from all major routes in the city.

PARKING - A limited amount of pay & display car parking available at venue.

BY RAIL - The NIA is served by Birmingham New Street and Snow Hill Stations. For information please contact Centro on 0121 200 2700 for local services or National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.

BY BUS - For local bus enquiries contact Centro on 0121 200 2700.

Accommodation

http://www.visitbirmingham.com/

Information:  0121 202 5099

Short Breaks:  0121 202 5050

  

ATHLETES

All parties requiring access to competition zones and restricted areas must display photo accreditation at all times whilst at the competition venue.

Accreditation for athletes will be automatically produced in-line with the event start list and can be collected as detailed below.

ATHLETE SUPPORT

Athlete coaches (non-UKA), agents, medical staff and anyone performing a supprt function to an athlete requiring access to the warm-up area please email ukaaccreditation@fasttrackagency.com stating your position.

N.B. You will only be contacted if your application needs further review or has been rejected.

COLLECTION OF ACCREDITATION

Aviva Grand Prix – upon arrival at the Official Event Hotel.

 

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