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Race Trends: Annual Statistical Report

Do sign-up apps actually help generate increased registration for sports events? This report uses RunSignup’s registration data from the past four years to generate transparent statistics, identify...


The Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing

Recreational fishing has a significant economic impact on communities throughout the U.S. But what does that really mean? The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) teamed up with Southwick...


Marathon Study and Statistics

In this, the largest marathon study of recreational runners ever conducted, researchers compiled a total of 3.5 million marathon records from around the world. The information researched included 196...


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services has released a survey of 2016 activity with an emphasis on fishing, hunting and wildlife recreation.


Global eSports Market Report: Trends, Revenues and Audience Toward 2020

eSports is continuing to accelerate, growing not just in participants but in the economy it has created, including media rights, venues and the economic impact of professionally organized eSports...


Economic Impact Assessment of the Manitoba Winter Games in Thompson: March 4-10, 2018

The 2018 Manitoba Games in Thompson has released its economic impact assessment report with impact to Canada, Manitoba and Thompson.


Economic Impact of the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

The 40th anniversary of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon generated a record-setting $338 million in estimated impact.


Outdoor Recreation: Updated Statistics for 2012-2016

The Bureau of Economic Analysis shows the outdoor recreation economy accounted for 2.2 percent ($412 billion) of current-dollar GDP in 2016.


National Federation of State High School Associations Sports Participation Survey

For the 29th straight year, participation in sports at the high school level has increased. This paper has a breakdown of all sports.


eSports Graduates to the Big Leagues: Insights from Deloitte

With competitive gaming drawing larger audiences, eSports is filling arenas and boosting bottom lines for game publishers and event owners.