Preparations are now well and truly underway for the Nippy’s gift athletics festival.
The event is held in very high regard in athletics circles and features the richest 1000 metre open running race in professional athletics in Australia.
Organisers of the event are looking forward to the event which is not only great for spectators and competitors it is seen as a boost to Loxton economy.
As well as individual races, local football and netball teams are encouraged to enter the sporting club relay for their chance to win cash prizes.
The event is scheduled for the 23rd of February with the first race starting at 5pm.