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Salomon

Salomon Anncounces the WMN Virtual Half This Weekend

May 29, 2020

Salomon announced the WMN Virtual Half, in partnership with Strava, which will take place during the May 29th weekend. more >>


ValleyForge

First in Series of Countywide Bicycle Tours in Montco Announced

May 29, 2020

Montgomery County’s thriving bicycle culture just got better with the first in a series of enjoyable bicycle tours throughout the county. more >>


NYRR

New York Road Runners Announce Events for Global Running Day

May 29, 2020

New York Road Runners (NYRR) announced its virtual and digital experiences for Global Running Day on June 3. more >>


AustinMarathon

Austin Marathon Hosting Free Global Running Day Virtual 5K

May 27, 2020

The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour invites runners from around the world to register for the free Global Running Day... more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon, IRONMAN U Announce New Coaching Certification Program

May 27, 2020

USA Triathlon and IRONMAN U announced a first-of-its-kind partnership. 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 >>



US_Open

USTA Announces Laykold as New Surface for US Open and BJKNTC

May 11, 2020

USTA announced that Laykold was selected as the court surface for the US Open and the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. more >>


USA_Archery

USA Archery Strengthens Partnership with Vortex Optics

May 11, 2020

After years of strong partnership with Vortex Optics, USA Archery has taken a step forward with increased benefits for USA Archery members. more >>


PTR

Corey Gauff Named PTR Touring Coach of the Year

April 20, 2020

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) presented its awards during the PTR International Tennis Symposium on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. more >>


ITA_TennisLocker

Sports Analytics, ITA, Strike Partnership Agreement

April 13, 2020

Sports Analytics announced an agreement with the ITA to provide its Tennis Locker app to the entirety of the ITA’s membership. 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 >>


Destination Spotlights

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>>


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

ACSM Whitepaper | November 1, 2017
Worldwide Forecast of Fitness Trends for 2018   

Which exercise programs are going to be big, and how will they feed into sports events? A new survey from ACSM provides clues. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


DaytonaSpeedweeks Whitepaper | July 1, 2017
The Economic Impact of the 2015 Preakness Stakes on the Maryland Economy   

This research report includes visitor spending and job creation as a result of the 2015 Preakness Stakes in Maryland More>>


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>>


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 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>>


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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