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CreditUnion

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile and 5K Run-Walk Rescheduled for September

April 6, 2021

The Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run 2021 in-person events have been moved from April 9-11, to September 10-12, 2021. more >>


CUBC

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and Outside Interactive Announce a Course Simulation Offering for Treadmills for Virtual Run Participation

March 22, 2021

The Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run will offer Outside Interactive’s race day simulator technology for treadmill runners. more >>


DC_TriClub

DC Triathlon Club and Cal Tri Events Partner in Mid-Atlantic region in 2021

March 17, 2021

The Cal Tri Events Mid-Atlantic season kicks off at Cal Tri Lake Monticello on May 2, 2021 – with monthly races through September. more >>


Troon

Changes Coming to Three Public Courses in National Links Trust

January 6, 2021

East Potomac Park, Langston and Rock Creek Park Golf Courses in Washington, DC, will have new management and many improvements. more >>


MCM

Marine Corps Marathon Announces Updates to Events

August 27, 2020

The 2020 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) weekend events scheduled for Oct. 23-Oct. 25 have transitioned to a virtual format. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Three Golf Courses in Washington, DC

August 24, 2020

Troon® is partnering with The National Links Trust to manage three different golf courses in Washington, DC. more >>


US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer’s Kevin Payne Elected to Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame

June 24, 2019

US Club Soccer announced that CEO Kevin Payne has been elected to the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. more >>


CreditUnion

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. Extends Sponsorship of Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Through 2021

February 4, 2019

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. has renewed its title sponsorship of "The Runner's Rite of Spring®" for two more years, 2020 and 2021. more >>


PHIt

PHIT Act Re-introduced to Congress

April 10, 2017

The Personal Health Investment Today Act was re-introduced to both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. more >>


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Articles

LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


Cicadas Article | March 26, 2021
A Plague of Locusts? Venues, Events Brace for Cicada Swarms

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone is thinking about athletes returning to the field and fans coming back to the stands. Know who else is coming back, though? The 17-year...   More>>


CherryBlossom_Smaller Article | March 26, 2021
Swag for Dogs? Check. Cherry Blossom Race Keeps Participants Engaged

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Cherry Blossom Ten Miler may have been postponed but the cherry blossoms themselves are right on schedule. The District of Columbia expects an...   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>


WaAshDCSnow Article | December 22, 2020
New Legislation Finally Includes PPP Aid to Tourism Sector

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports tourism and travel industry just got a big Christmas present from the government. Legislation passed by Congress finally contains...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Football Article | August 27, 2020
In Pursuit of Scholarships, Families Moving to States Allowing Youth Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We already know parents will take extra jobs and go into debt in order to pay for kids’ sports – all in the pursuit of an athletic scholarship to...   More>>


Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


Article | July 17, 2020
Will Sports Commissions and CVBs Ever Secure PPP Funding?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The fight continues in Washington to get PPP loans for sports commissions and CVBs. Last week, USTA submitted to Congress and the administration its...   More>>


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