The Athletics SA State Track and Field Championships were interrupted on Saturday 3rd February, 2018 with some fantastic news. The Hon Leon Bignell MP, Minister for Recreation and Sport announced a major boost for SA athletics with $6.75 million State Government investment.
The SA Athletics Stadium at Mile End will receive a $5.75 million dollar upgrade to improve track surfaces, change-rooms, lighting, and repair and replace the warm-up facility at the back of the stadium.
A further $995,000 will be provided to the City of Salisbury to install a new synthetic athletics track at Bridgestone Reserve, which will significantly support the Athletics community in the North.
The full News Release regarding the updates can be found HERE.
A Media Release from the City of Salisbury can be found HERE.