The Bay Sheffield is South Australia’s most prestigious foot race attracting the brightest and best competitors from around the country to Glenelg every December. The Bay Sheffield is held on Colley Reserve, opposite the Ensenada Motor Inn and Suites (formerly Best Western Adelaide).
The SA Athletic League will host the 133rd running of the Bay Sheffield Carnival on 26, 27, 28 December 2019. This event is a South Australian icon and among the top two events of its kind in Australia. The Bay Sheffield peaks with a 10 second, 100m dash, with the three day event consisting of 22 races ranging in distance from 70m to 1600m and includes athletes from under 14s to over 35s.
The 133rd Bay Sheffield Carnival will be a spectacular event with record prize money on offer. The festivities include food and beverages with a pavilion offering a bar area and big screen to view the cricket in between races. Located along side Glenelg Beach, families can make a day of sun, sea and sport all in one area. Entry to the Bay Sheffield is free for spectators.