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IRONMAN

IRONMAN VR Running Through This Summer

July 7, 2020

IRONMAN has announced its future schedule for the IRONMAN® Virtual Racing™ (VR™) Series, through summer of 2020. more >>


UFC

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 >>


WacoCVB

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

blank Case study | July 1, 2020
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

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>>


HiLo_GCSAA Whitepaper | October 1, 2015
Tourism Economics: Economic Impact of the Coachella Valley Golf Industry   

An economic study commissioned by the Hi-Lo Desert GCSA shows golf brings at least a $1.1 billion economic impact to California's Coachella Valley. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | August 1, 2015
State of the Sport: U.S. Race Trends   

After experiencing 300% growth from 1990-2013, running event finishers in 2014 remains nearly consistent with the all-time record set in 2013. More>>


GCSAA Whitepaper | July 1, 2015
The Drought in California: Its Effect on Golf Courses   

The drought in California has affected golf courses, as well as the golf economy as a whole. This paper shows an interesting breakdown. More>>


Articles

Article | April 6, 2015
Pickleball: The Sport with a Funny Name is Serious About Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sport with the funny name is serious about attracting national competitions to new destinations. Pickleball, a paddle sport that looks a bit like...   More>>


Article | March 31, 2015
Massachusetts Looks to Add School-based Youth Mountain Biking Leagues

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While cycling isn’t generally considered to be a school-based sport, some states have tried to change this, launching mountain biking youth groups...   More>>


Article | March 30, 2015
Registration Rate Rage: Evaluating High Race Entrance Fees for Value

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While running is usually considered a low-cost sport – all you really need is a good pair of shoes and a road or track – if you hope to compete,...   More>>


Article | March 30, 2015
Running Shoes? Running Barefoot? Science Hasn’t Figured it Out Yet

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Run in shoes or run barefoot? Once an alien concept to runners in Western countries, the images of African distance runners running barefoot made...   More>>



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