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StateGamesofmi

Meijer State Games of Michigan Hosting First Virtual Games Now Through June 30

June 1, 2020

Meijer State Games of Michigan will be hosting its first Virtual Games starting now through June 30. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Events for Women's Golf Day

June 1, 2020

Troon has announced events on June 1 and June 2 in honor of Women's Golf Day. more >>


RoadRunner

Road Runner Sports to Host Virtual Race for Global Running Day

June 1, 2020

Road Runner Sports will host a national virtual race on June 3 which is Global Running Day. more >>


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 >>



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 >>



PGATOUR

Morgan Hoffmann awarded 2020 PGA TOUR Courage Award

June 1, 2020

The PGA TOUR announced that Morgan Hoffmann has been named the recipient of the PGA TOUR Courage Award more >>


FIG

VTB extends its partnership with the FIG for 2020

June 1, 2020

VTB has renewed its sponsorship agreement with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) for 2020. 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 >>


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

RunningUSA Whitepaper | October 1, 2016
Phase Two: Millennial Running Study   

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events. More>>


KOA Whitepaper | June 1, 2016
The 2016 North American Camping Report   

This report shows more minorities participating in camping which researchers say could lead to more participation in outdoor sports. More>>


MillennialStudyCover Whitepaper | March 1, 2016
Millennial Running Study   

A study of Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, to find out which running and road sports events interest them, and why. More>>


ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. 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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