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RoadRace

Road Race Management Event Coming to St. Petersburg, FL

October 15, 2019

The annual Road Race Management Race Directors' Meeting and Trade Exhibit will take place in St. Petersburg, FL November 7 - 9. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Adds New International Destination for 70.3 Event

October 15, 2019

IRONMAN is pleased to introduce the newest addition in 2019: IRONMAN® 70.3® Marrakech in Morocco. more >>


SeamasterUSOpen

USA Table Tennis Announces 2019 Seamaster US Open

October 14, 2019

USA Table Tennis has announced the confirmed dates and location for the 2019 Seamaster US Open Table Tennis Championships. more >>


SLO

SLO County Ultra Games Coming to Arroyo Grande

October 14, 2019

The inaugural SLO County Ultra Games take place October 26 – 27, 2019 at Lopez Lake in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California. more >>


TCF

Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon Announces Details of Event

October 14, 2019

Michigan’s largest road race and the only race to cross international borders twice expects more than 25,000 runners and 50,000 spectators. more >>



PrimImage

Game On In The Sports Capital of Tennessee®

September 13, 2019

Rutherford County is a vibrant Southern community. Conveniently located and boasting first-rate facilities and award-winning services, Rutherford... more >>


LSSCAerial

Enjoy Peoria Wants to Know... Will Your Event Play in Peoria?

August 21, 2019

Located in the heart of Illinois, the Peoria Area is known as a premier sporting destination in the Midwest. The city carries a rich tradition of... more >>


Ruston

Looking for a New Place to Play? Experience Ruston!

August 5, 2019

Bring your next sporting event to Louisiana’s emerging sports destination, Ruston. The new Ruston Sport Complex offers first-class facilities and... more >>


BryanCollStn

Bryan College Station: 5 “Cushy” Digs to Host Your Next Event

July 24, 2019

The Bryan College Station sports crew is ready for YOU! With over 30 multi-purpose fields, an abundance of indoor event space and an award-winning... more >>


Brownsville

The Largest Sports Park in the Rio Grande Valley is Ready for You

July 8, 2019

The Brownsville Sports Park is more than a sports facility – it is a place where memories are created, connections are made, and experiences are... more >>



VisitKnoxville

Visit Knoxville Named as Sponsor of Korn Ferry Tour

October 14, 2019

PGA TOUR and TOUR Vision Promotions announced a new partnership for Visit Knoxville as title sponsor of the Korn Ferry Tour’s event in Knoxville. more >>


GSOBSC

In Gulf Shores, Beach Sports Tourism Impact Up 10%

October 7, 2019

Coming off hot spring and summer sports seasons, fall is heating up with a variety of events along Alabama’s beaches. more >>


AscensionSeton

Ascension Seton Confirms as Title Sponsor of 2020 Austin Marathon

October 7, 2019

High Five Events announces the return of Ascension Seton as the title sponsor of the Austin Marathon. more >>


EnergyBars

Quantum Energy Squares Named Official Energy Bar For The 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship

September 30, 2019

Quantum Energy Squares will be the exclusive energy bar served to athletes on-course throughout the IRONMAN World Championship®. more >>


AfterShokz

USA Triathlon Announces Partnership with AfterShokz

September 30, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced a partnership with AfterShokz, the leading manufacturer of bone conduction headphone technology. 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 | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


White Papers

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>>


US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>


SDM Logo Whitepaper | April 8, 2013
2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact   

2012 Honolulu Marathon & Race Day Walk Statistics and Economic Impact, compiled by Jerome Agrusa, Ph.D., Professor, Travel Industry Management,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Articles

CollegeTri Article | August 21, 2019
Women's College Triathlon Close to Becoming an NCAA Championship Sport

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When USA Triathlon recently announced that Central College in Pella, Iowa, is the 31st school in the nation to add women’s triathlon as a varsity...   More>>


Eliud Article | August 21, 2019
Can New Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Attempt Revive Interest in Distance Running?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sub-two-hour marathon – an attempt that came thisclose to succeeding two years ago, is back for another try this October. Can world marathon...   More>>


Image Article | August 7, 2019
New Report Provides Template for Building the Perfect Esports Arena

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the arms race to build the best inventory of sports venues, cities with purpose-built esports facilities are marketing themselves as having an...   More>>


Heat Article | July 24, 2019
Extreme Heat Cancels, Reschedules Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can’t stand the heat…well, it’s pretty obvious many people, even athletes, can’t. And after plenty of news stories last summer in...   More>>



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