About The Bay Sheffield

The Bay Sheffield Carnival is South Australia’s richest and most prestigious foot racing event, attracting runners from all over Australia to compete each year on the 27th and 28th of December.

This year we will celebrate the 137th consecutive Bay Sheffield Carnival at South Australia’s home of pro running, Colley Reserve, Glenelg.

The feature races for men and women are run over 120 metres, while other races cater for juniors, veterans, men and women over distances from 70 to 3200 metres. The League’s handicapping system gives runners of different abilities a chance to be competitive.

The Bay Sheffield Carnival began in 1887 as a celebration of our State’s 50th birthday and it has become is a highly anticipated and renowned South Australian event.

Race Schedule - Day 1

Race Schedule - Day 2

Draft Hot Weather Schedule

Online Program - Available December

Livestream at www.facebook.com/baysheffield

Bay Sheffield Finals 2022

Livestream of last year’s event available here >

Visit South Australia

Glenelg Beach - Adelaide: South Australian Tourism Commission

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