The facility, which is managed under a joint-use agreement between Park and Recreation and Johnson C Smith University
, will undergo resurfacing and some minor repairs.
Currently, the track is home to the JCSU men’s and women’s track teams and various track programs such as the Charlotte Flights
, which serves more than 400 local youth. The track is also available for general public use.
The Irwin Belk Track has been the site of the 2010 Powerade State Games of North Carolina, 2008 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference Championship, 2007 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championship, 2005 USA Masters Track & Field Championships, Mecklenburg County Private High School State Track Champonships, Vance High School Cougar Relays, Jim Law Invitational, and Hershey Track and Field Championships.
The track is scheduled to reopen on September 8.