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Bike MS Round Up Ride Announces Reformatting to Ensure Safety

April 1, 2020

The Bike MS Round Up Ride, which had been originally scheduled to take place in May, is now a virtual fundraising experience. more >>


EastCoastGreenway

NYC to Philadelphia Greenway Ride Set for Fall

April 1, 2020

The ride, which was scheduled for May, has been moved to fall, and will announce details as time goes on. more >>


IMG

IMG Unveils ESCAPE Aquathlon, Prior to Popular Escape From Alcatraz Tri

April 1, 2020

This year's triathlon is celebrating its 40th anniversary and a new event has been unveiled; however, it is not recommended for beginners. more >>


MCM

Marine Corps Marathon Announces Semper Fi Challenge

April 1, 2020

The Marine Corps Marathon has announced it will open the Semper Fi Challenge to runners who just can’t resist running with the Marines. more >>


RocknRoll

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Announces New Florida Destination

March 31, 2020

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® is pleased to announce a new hometown event that will take place in Clearwater, Florida, in October. 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 >>


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 >>



PGATOUR

PGA TOUR, The Action Network Launch GolfBet Content Platform

March 30, 2020

The Action Network and the PGA TOUR announced the launch of GolfBet, a first-of-its-kind, golf-focused betting content platform. more >>


US_BC

USOPC Audit Shows US Bowling Congress Fully Compliant

March 23, 2020

The USOPC published an audit report showing the United States Bowling Congress is fully compliant with its 2019 Compliance Checklist. more >>


USA_Gymnastics

Fabrizio Tapped to Lead Communications for USA Gymnastics

March 23, 2020

USA Gymnastics announced that Carol Fabrizio has been named the organization’s Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. more >>


USA_Racquetball

USA Racquetball Names New U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach

March 23, 2020

USA Racquetball announced that Jim Durham of Fresno, California, has been named Head Coach of the U.S. Adult Racquetball Team. more >>


LPGAMeijer

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Touted as Best Tournament for Families and Foodies

March 16, 2020

The 2019 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give was recognized as the Most Family Friendly and Best “Foodie” Experience on 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>>


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>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | March 1, 2020
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 unveiled an attraction... More>>


White Papers

ChicagoMarathon Whitepaper | March 1, 2019
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. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | January 1, 2019
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. More>>


Deloitte Whitepaper | December 1, 2018
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. More>>


MDCommerce Whitepaper | October 1, 2018
Economic Impact of the 2017 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This economic research examines the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes and its impact on the economy of the State of Maryland. More>>


Articles

Sustainability_Small Article | February 28, 2020
Sustainability Seen as Key to Keeping Younger Demographic in Play

By: Michael Popke

The Olympics has been trying for years to woo a younger demographic. But according to recent research, it’s not edgy sports that wins the loyalty...   More>>


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 races...   More>>


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

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>>



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