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USA_Weightlifting

Weightlifting Returning to Illinois

March 30, 2020

USA Weightlifting and DuPage Sports Commission announced the return of the Nike USA Weightlifting National Championships in 2020. more >>


USA_Cycling

Cedar City, Utah, to host 2020 and 2021 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships

March 30, 2020

Cedar City, Utah, host of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, was awarded the 2020 and 2021 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships. more >>


GOMR

North Carolina to Host GOMR Again in June

March 30, 2020

The Get Outside Mountain Relay (GOMR) will be held June 5-6, 2020 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Alleghany County, NC. more >>


Leadboat

LeadBoat Challenge Announced for 2020

March 30, 2020

Two iconic events, the Leadville Trail 100 MTB and the SBT GRVL, announced the ultimate challenge of 2020: the LeadBoat Challenge. more >>


GarminKCMarathon

Kansas City Announces Details of Marathon

March 27, 2020

Registration is currently open for the Garmin Kansas City Marathon, the date for which has been set for October 17, 2020. 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

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>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2015
2014 State of the Sport - Part III: U.S. Race Trends   

This report tracks trends for U.S. running events in 2013; includes non-traditional races, half-marathons, women's events and more. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | September 1, 2014
An Analysis of the Largest Road Races Nationwide: 2014   

Provides analytical data on the largest road races in the nation: participation numbers, dates and events, in a year-over-year comparison. 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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