Mo Farah marked his first appearance on a British track in more than a year, by shattering Steve Ovett's 36-year-old British record over two miles.
Farah has endured one of the toughest seasons of his career but shone once again at the Sainsbury's Birmingham Grand Prix.
Farah powered home to cross the line in eight minutes 07.85 seconds, blowing Ovett's 8mins 13.51 seconds out of the water.
The double Olympic, World and European champion's time was also a European record.
After the success of our athletes over the last few weeks in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games and in Zurich for the European Championships now they're coming to Birmingham for the Diamond League Grand Prix event starting on Sunday.
Some of the world's top performers will be there including David Rudisha, Stoke-on-Trent's Ashlee Nelson and Mo Farah.
Michael Sibert spoke to Mo and asked him how pleased he was to be competing back in Birmingham in front of a British home crowd.
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah is in Birmingham today as he heads a list of 11 Olympic medallists from London 2012, including six champions, competing at the British Athletics Birmingham Grand Prix at the Alexander Stadium.
Mo Farah will run 5,000m, and will be joined by Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford, Olympic 400m silver medallist Christine Ohuruogu and Olympic high jump bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz.
The athlete won Olympic gold over 10,000m as part of the London Olympics 'Super Saturday', before going on to clinch gold in the 5,000m a week later.
The British Athletics Grand Prix is underway at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena (NIA).
Olympic gold medallist, Mo Farah, has returned this year alongside other athletes made famous during the London 2012 Games, including Jamaican field sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, GB high jumper Robbie Grabarz, and American sprinter Carmelita Jeter.
Britain's Dwain Chambers – one of Europe's fastest sprinters in the history of athletics, is also competing in Birmingham.
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah will be in Birmingham today as he prepares for the British Athletics Grand Prix at the National Indoor Arena (NIA).
He is said to be the country's greatest ever distance runner.
Mo Farah has won the two mile race at today's Aviva Birmingham grand prix with predictable ease.
Farah finished the race in 8 minutes 27.24 seconds - 13 seconds short of the European outdoor record.
12,700 fans cheered on Farah at the Birmingham Alexander Stadium.
Double gold medal winner, Mo Farah, talks to ITV Central about the response he's received since his Olympic success.
Mo Farah, who's also celebrating the birth of twin girls, is currently in Birmingham, where he'll compete at tomorrow's Aviva grand prix - his first race post Olympic Games.
Double Olympic gold medal winner, Mo Farah, attended the launch of the Birmingham Aviva grand prix today, where he announced that his wife has given birth to twins.
Mo Farah has said that the London 2012 Games and the birth of his twins, has changed his life 'beyond belief.'
Tomorrow will be the first competition run that Farah has entered since winning two gold medals at the London 2012 Games, earlier this month.
The Aviva grand prix has sold out of tickets, as Olympic fever continues across Britain.