SPOKAN, Washington. – Some of the fastest athletes in the country are in Spokane for competitions this weekend.
The U.S. Indoor Athletics Championships take place this Saturday, February 26, and Sunday, February 27, at The Podium.
This event gathers in Spokane the most elite athletes of the country.
This is the first time this competition has taken place in Spokane thanks to the brand new The Podium facility and its hydraulically sloping track.
According to Spokane Sports, the facility is the only one of its kind west of the Mississippi.
Spokane Sports expects this event to have a huge financial impact on this community – about $ 5.3 million!
This includes all expenses of participants and athletes in local restaurants, hotels, car rentals, and for any activities and entertainment.
On Saturday and Sunday the athletes will start the competition at 9 am.
Tickets are already on sale see them in action!
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