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Project 2020 Press Conference

Project 2020 Press Conference

(Walnut, CA)  On Monday, December 2nd at 1:30 pm, Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) will be hosting a press conference at Hilmer Lodge Stadium, announcing "Project 2020."

Project 2020's two main components include the 62 million dollar renovation of Mt. SAC's historic Hilmer Lodge Stadium and the college's intention to bid for the 2020 US Olympic Track and Field Trials. The project will transform Hilmer Lodge Stadium into a state-of-the-art track and field/cross country facility. Along with the continuance of our world famous special events, the renovation will allow Mt. SAC the opportunity to bid for additional special events, including the 2020 Olympic Trials and the USA Track and Field National Championships, which will bring millions of dollars into the local economy.

Project 2020 Press Conference
Monday, December 2nd, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Hilmer Lodge Stadium Monument
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 North Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789

The press conference will feature the announcement of future plans, architectural renditions, a special 3 dimensional "fly through" of the proposed facility, Q&A and special guests including 2013 World Championship Women's 800M Bronze Medalist, Brenda Martinez.

For over 50 years, Hilmer Lodge Stadium has provided the track and field/running community with many special memories and historic moments. Mt. SAC is home to the world-famous Mt. SAC Relays, Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational, LA84 Foundation Youth Days, CIF Championships and Footlocker West Regional Cross Country Championships. The stadium, dedicated in 1948 by then local congressman Richard M. Nixon, has also been the site of two Olympic trials, 20 world records in track and field, football championships, commercials, movies, graduations and the “greatest day in track and field,” when six world records were broken or tied in one spectacular evening.

Free parking will be available directly north of the stadium in Parking Lot V.