The Columbus Sports Scene Blog

Blog Archive for June 2013

Columbus to Host Elite Showcase in “Battle of the Swords”

Jun 28

2012 Olympic Champion Ruben Limardo Gascon and 2013 National Champion Miles Chamley-Watson Headline World Fencing Championship Experience presented by SwordSport

Saturday, June 29, 2013 | Greater Columbus Convention Center – Hall D | 6:30 p.m.

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Columbus Hosting Two National African-American Running and Biking Events in July

Jun 26

The City of Columbus remains one of the best in the country for Blacks and African-Americans, whether it’s for families, professionals and business owners.  It is also one of the most committed cities in the country to its residents in living an active and healthier lifestyle.  In July, Columbus will host two national events that can help our levels of fitness increase…please read on and consider attending one or both!

Black Girls RUN! (facebook) is an national organization that encourages African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority to tackle the growing obesity epidemic in the African-American community.  They provide encouragement and resources to both new and veteran runners.  Columbus will join Chicago, Houston, New York and Philadelphia in hosting the Black Girls RUN! “Preserve the Sexy” National Health Tour, which will be here on Saturday, July 13.

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Columbus to Host Largest USA Fencing Tournament Ever This Summer

Jun 03

With All-Time High of Nearly 4,000 Athletes and 400+ Teams, 10-Day Event Will Represent

More Than an Estimated $5M in Visitor Spending and 9,000 Hotel Room Nights for City

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Columbus to Host Largest Fencing Tournament Ever in USA Fencing’s 2013 National Championships and North American Cup this Summer

Jun 03

With All-Time High of Nearly 4,000 Athletes and 400+ Teams, 10-Day Event Will Represent More Than an Estimated $5M in Visitor Spending and 9,000 Hotel Room Nights for City

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