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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

MinneapolisParks Whitepaper | May 1, 2014
Current Trends in Golf   

On the cusp of being featured in the Summer Olympics, golf reflects participation initiatives, ecological interests and more in this 2009 study. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2014
Running USA Annual Marathon Report   

More new highs for U.S. marathons with 541,000 finishers and more than 1,100 races; ING New York City Marathon returns to the top in 2013. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | March 3, 2014
NFHS Report on High School Sports Participation 2012-2013   

Participation in high school sports rose again, hitting an all-time high and indicating that the student-athlete is alive and well. More>>


TowsonULogo Whitepaper | February 3, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival 2013 economic impact study   

An in-depth analysis of the economic impact of the Baltimore Running Festival. More>>


Articles

Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act Article | December 31, 2012
Energizing Spectator Interest: Getting Spectators Into the Act

By: Lee Corrigan

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a city to host a marathon. In addition to the actual 26.2 miles of streets, it takes a year-long...   More>>


Planning for Athletes With Special Needs: It's All in the Details: An Interview with Dan James, USTA's National Manager for Wh Article | December 31, 2012
Planning for Athletes With Special Needs: It's All in the Details

By: Sports Destination Management Team

There are two kinds of sports event planners: those who have already planned events for athletes who use wheelchairs, and those who are long overdue....   More>>


Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for...   More>>


Northeast: Abundance of Riches Article | December 31, 2012
Northeast: Abundance of Riches

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to sports destinations, the Northeast has a lot to offer. The geographic region encompasses the nine states from Maine to Pennsylvania,...   More>>



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