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ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series Comes to the USA for the First Time

February 27, 2020

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun World Series is launching its first-ever race weekend in America. more >>


VBR

IRONMAN 70.3 Virginia's Blue Ridge Triathlon Announces Route

February 27, 2020

IRONMAN announced course details for the inaugural Carilion Clinic IRONMAN® 70.3® Virginia’s Blue Ridge triathlon on Sunday, June 7, 2020. more >>


USA_WaterPolo

Riverside Ready to Host USA Water Polo Action

February 27, 2020

Riverside is thrilled to have been selected again as the host city for USA Water Polo’s ODP National Championships in February and March. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Sells Out Event at Omni LaCosta

February 26, 2020

World TeamTennis announced its inaugural All-Star Weekend on February 29 and March 1, as well as the sponsors for this sold-out event. more >>


DustinJohnson

Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship Teeing Off

February 26, 2020

The 5th Annual Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship is set for February 28 – March 1, 2020 at TPC Myrtle Beach. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>



itpta

PTR, iTPA Sign Partnership Agreement

February 24, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is proud to announce a new partnership with International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA). more >>


OrlandoNorth

Seminole County Reports Over $43 million in Actualized Economic Impact FY 2018/2019

February 24, 2020

As a result of filling Seminole County’s five major tournament facilities with sports events throughout 2019, sports tourism has been profitable. more >>


SlipperyRock

New Owners of Slippery Rock Golf Course Make Their Debut

February 12, 2020

Slippery Rock Golf Club & Events Center, formerly the Oakview Golf Club, is under new ownership and ready to debut new features. more >>


PresidentsCup

Presidents Cup and Partners Generate More Than $1.1M for Australia Bushfire Relief

February 7, 2020

The Presidents Cup and partner organizations have combined to generate more than $1.1M for Australia bushfire relief efforts. more >>


PGATOUR

PGA Tour Presents "Best Of" Awards for Events

January 27, 2020

The Waste Management Phoenix Open was one of 10 tournaments recognized with “Best Of” awards by the PGA TOUR. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


White Papers

RunningReport Whitepaper | February 1, 2020
The State of Running 2019   

This is the first mapping of Global running participation. The analysis covers 107.9 million race results from more than 70 thousand events from 1986... More>>


WomensRunning Whitepaper | October 1, 2019
New Research: Women's Running Report   

The Women’s Running 2018 Audience Study offers a wealth of market research on America’s fast-growing audience of women runners. More>>


RunSignUp Whitepaper | September 1, 2019
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... More>>


RunnerClick Whitepaper | July 1, 2019
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... More>>


Articles

RunningFeet Article | February 24, 2020
Marathon Cheating, from Course Cutting to Proxy Running to…Shoes?

By: Michael Popke

From course-cutting to hiring proxies to run their races for them, marathoners have increasingly come under suspicions - and high-stakes distance...   More>>


Falmouth Article | February 23, 2020
Can Economic Development Corporations Score Big Wins with Pro Tournaments?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We’re used to seeing pro sports events sponsored by sports commissions and CVBs. The Lake Charles Championship and the Visit Knoxville Open, both...   More>>


SLC_Olympics Article | February 22, 2020
Will Salt Lake City Bid on 2034 Winter Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

It is, as they say, déjà vu all over again. Salt Lake City, host of the 2002 Winter Games, has moved one stop closer to hosting the Winter Olympics...   More>>


Leadville Article | February 18, 2020
Ultramarathon Events Showing More Than 1,500% Increase in Participation

By: Michael Popke

The number of ultra runners, meaning those who run races that are longer than 26.2 miles, including trail and mountain runs, has increased a...   More>>



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