By Peter J. Wallner
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids is adding color to its fun runs and expects entrants to be happy about it, too.
The Color Run has included Grand Rapids as one of 40 locations to host the event on Aug. 5.
The Color Run, hosted by the West Michigan Sports Commission, has been called “the happiest 5K on the planet.” According to a press release, it is more about enjoying a colorful day with friends and family than speed.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Eric Engelbarts – West Michigan Sports Commission – (616) 233-3563 – firstname.lastname@example.org
USA TABLE TENNIS - U.S. OPEN WILL RETURN TO GRAND RAPIDS IN 2012 / 2014
2010 USA Table Tennis - U.S. Open contributed an estimated $600,000+ in direct spending
impact to the West Michigan area
Northwestern sophomore women's foilist Dayana Sarkisova (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Notre Dame senior men's sabreist Avery Zuck (Beaverton, Ore.) have been named national fencers of the week for Feb. 21-28, 2011, as presented by CollegeFencing360.com (CF360).
Ada, MI/USA December 21, 2010 - Although the Grand Rapids Triathlon is a first year event, the USAT (the United States governing body of triathlons), has full confidence in the race directors and the team behind it.
The 2010 US Open for USA Table Tennis will be held June 29 – July 3 at the DeVos Place (303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI). The tournament is the largest table tennis competition in North America and features hundreds of top rated players from across the globe including the U.S., Canada, China, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Ecuador, the Barbados, Japan, Senegal and the Philippines.
The 10th Annual Midwest Mountain Bike Summit will be held in Grand Rapids September 10-12, 2010. The three-day Summit will bring an estimated 200 mountain bikers, trail builders and advocacy club leaders from across the Midwest to the Grand Rapids Bike Park for classes, clinics and mountain bike riding.
The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) announced today that their 4th Annual Luncheon, which takes place on September 20th in the International Ballroom of the JW Marriott, is SOLD OUT.