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UFC Fight Island Returns This Week

July 7, 2020

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has confirmed the return of its Fight Island events this month. more >>


AtlantaTrackClub

AJC Peachtree Road Race Moves to Thanksgiving Day in 2020

July 7, 2020

Atlanta will celebrate family, fitness and the Founding Fathers this fall as the AJC Peachtree Road Race moves to Thanksgiving Day. more >>


IRONMAN

2020 IRONMAN Event Headed to Waco This October

July 7, 2020

Originally due to take place in The Woodlands, Texas, on April 25, the 2020 IRONMAN Texas is now in Waco, Texas, from October 17-18. more >>


AirRun

AIR:RUN Announces Virtual Challenges Ahead of October In-Person Event

July 6, 2020

AIR:RUN, created by the organizers of Richmond Runfest, will offer virtual running challenges ahead of its race on October 25. more >>


WorldTeamTennis

World TeamTennis Announces New Season

July 6, 2020

World TeamTennis announced it has committed to play the entirety of its 45th season at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV. more >>



HP

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

May 6, 2020

Though our “pause” button is on, we want you to know we are here, preparing to bring sports events back to Snohomish County when the time comes.... more >>


Asheville

Find Your Place in the Sun in Asheville!

March 12, 2020

If you haven’t considered Asheville, North Carolina, as your next host site, you’re missing out. In addition to our great weather and warm... 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 >>



AustinMarathon

Austin Gives Miles Announces Fundraising Total

June 29, 2020

Austin Gives Miles, the Official Charity Program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour, raised $702,500. more >>


KultureCity

KultureCity Breaks Guinness World Record During Recent Race

June 29, 2020

KultureCity broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the most people running/jogging online simultaneously. more >>


USA_Tri

Operation CO>COVID Raises More than $20,000

June 22, 2020

Elite triathletes raised $21,568 for those impacted by COVID-19, USA Triathlon announced. more >>


ITA

ITA, USTA Partner on Coach Mentorship Program

June 22, 2020

The ITA in partnership USTA announced the creation of a ten-month coach mentorship and development program. more >>


ASA_Fishing

ASA Announces Take Me Fishing™ as the Presenting Sponsor to ICAST 2020 Online

June 22, 2020

The American Sportfishing Association is pleased to announce that Take Me Fishing™ is the presenting sponsor for ICAST 2020 Online. more >>


Destination Spotlights

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Top Sports Venues Highlight the City of Colleges   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports, Conway, Arkansas has a lot to offer. From youth leagues to college athletics to adult tournaments, this city of 66,000 has... More>>


Lubbock1 Case study | May 21, 2020
Lubbock’s Newly Renovated Athletic Complex Is Ready for Action   

By: Judy Leand

Set to become the sports hub of Texas, Lubbock has upped its game with the newly renovated, world-class and highly versatile Berl Huffman Athletic... More>>


blank Case study | March 5, 2020
Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater Ready to Provide ‘The Whole Experience’   

By: Michael Popke

City officials in Albertville, Alabama, knew a change was needed. That’s why, back in 2012, they began strategizing about ways to replace the... More>>


White Papers

NIH Whitepaper | July 1, 2020
Pedal-Assist Mountain Bikes: A Pilot Study Comparison of the Exercise Response, Perceptions, and Beliefs of Experienced Mountain Bikers   

As the cycling event industry changes, e-bikes (also known as pedal-assist), event owners will want to examine the efficacy of adding a category for... More>>


UNC_Asheville Whitepaper | April 1, 2020
An Economic Study of the Richmond Hill Disc Golf Course   

The data collected from this study provides helpful information for making decisions, such as expected levels of course use and how to fund... More>>


NewZoo Whitepaper | March 1, 2020
Global Games Report: 2019   

This report examines the esports industry, including audience consumption, economic impact and predictions for the future. More>>


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>>


Articles

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Mountain High: Great States for Sports

By: Jenny Wierschem

The Mountain States are defined by the dramatic terrain and beauty of the Rocky Mountains, so it’s perhaps no surprise that sports in these states...   More>>


blank Article | March 1, 2013
Golf: Making the Cut

By: Peter Francesconi

It’s no secret that golf has been having a challenging time in recent years. From a high of 30 million recreational golfers in 2005, participation,...   More>>


Obstacle Racing: Mud, Blood and Pay Dirt: Planning an Obstacle Race from the Ground Up Article | February 28, 2013
Mud, Blood and Pay Dirt: Planning an Obstacle Race from the Ground Up

By: Sports Destination Management Team

One part boot camp, one part foot race and 100 percent adrenaline rush, obstacle racing has muscled into the public conscience. It's the latest...   More>>


Photo courtesy of Larry Slater Article | February 12, 2013
A Slap In The Face To America’s Athletes And Their Dreams: IOC Drops Wrestling

By: Mike Moran

America has competed in wrestling in every Games other than the star-crossed 1980 Games in Moscow, when the desperate White House and President Jimmy...   More>>



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