Individual Sports


Erie Freedom Challenge to be Held Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2017

The Erie Freedom Challenge will embark on its third year on Monday, May 29 running through parts of Millcreek and Fairview Townships. more >>


San Diego’s Balboa Tennis Club to Host National Tournament

May 25, 2017

The United States Tennis Association National Open Hard Court Championships will be played May 29-June 4 at the Balboa Tennis Club, more >>


USA Weightlifting Announces Athlete Development Camps

May 25, 2017

USA Weightlifting has announced the launch of nationwide athlete development camps in an effort to identify the country's rising stars. more >>


Wichita Cements Status as Cycling Destination By Joining National Bike Share Trend

May 24, 2017

Planners of cycle events should know Wichita is emerging as a cycle-friendly town. more >>

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Playven Joins Tennis Industry Association As a SaaS Technology Business Partner

May 22, 2017

Tennis Industry Association is partnering with Playven, an online tennis court marketplace and club management tool. more >>


Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Turns 25

May 15, 2017

A former assistant dean at Alabama's law school revolutionized access to great public golf 25 years ago and the rest is history. more >>


Geddes Tapped to Lead Executive Women's Golf Association

May 15, 2017

Jane Geddes is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Women’s Golf Association. more >>


New Balance To Sponsor London Marathon

May 15, 2017

New Balance will replace Adidas as the official shoe and kit sponsor of the Virgin Money London Marathon in a new long term agreement. more >>

Destination Spotlights

Redding Case study | March 19, 2017
An Outdoor Sports Paradise in Northern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to outdoor activities and adventures, Redding, California, is a paradise with endless possibilities. Located right on the Sacramento... More>>

AnnArbor Case study | March 19, 2017
A Big 10 College City with a Small-Town Vibe   

By: Michael Popke

When people think of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the first thing that probably comes to mind is Michigan Stadium, “The Big House” on the University of... More>>

Rowing Case study | March 19, 2017
Columbia’s Winning Combination of Surprising Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Three rivers flow through Columbia, South Carolina, helping the city earn its status among the top 10 paddlesports destinations in the country. One... More>>

White Papers

BlueRidgeMarathon Whitepaper | November 1, 2016
Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis   

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. More>>

RunningUSA Whitepaper | October 1, 2016
Phase Two: Millennial Running Study   

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events. More>>

KOA Whitepaper | June 1, 2016
The 2016 North American Camping Report   

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports. More>>

MillennialStudyCover Whitepaper | March 1, 2016
Millennial Running Study   

A study of Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, to find out which running and road sports events interest them, and why. More>>



VeteransAdaptiveSports Article | May 17, 2017
Inside Events: Veterans Adaptive Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Teaching veterans with disabilities how to get around in a wheelchair or use prosthetic limbs is one thing. Teaching them how to live again is...   More>>

GolfCourseWorker Article | May 17, 2017
Visa Program Covering Workers at Sports Venues Comes into Question: What Event Owners May Need to Know

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Much coverage is given to sports venue safety, but a separate issue entirely could cause significant upheaval in the industry. Problems with a visa...   More>>

Golfcourse Article | May 17, 2017
Florida Leads Golf Industry in Courses and Jobs, Lags Behind in Economic Impact

By: Michael Popke

Florida may be one of the top-tier golf destinations in the country, with more courses (1,100) and industry workers (132,500) than anywhere else, but...   More>>

Preakness Article | May 17, 2017
The Numbers Game in Horses: A Peek Inside the Preakness Stakes

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Baltimore becomes horse country. When people are sucking down drinks euphemistically called the Black-Eyed Susan (but actually taste like cough...   More>>

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