Augusta, Ironman event agree to three-year deal

...next three years.The Augusta Sports Council announced Monday that a deal had...to the hard work of the Augusta Sports Council staff, all of the community partners...our community and the Augusta Sports Council is thrilled to host it for the...


...5th Street to 11th Street and 5th Street from Broad Street to Walker Street.The event is presented by the Augusta Sports Council and the Westobou Festival. College SoftballPacers to honor team in TexasUSC Aiken will play three games on Sunday...

Westobou Festival celebrates fine, performing arts

...tickets available to students and active-duty militaryTHE COLOR RUN: Presented in conjunction with the Augusta Sports Council, this popular road race combines athleticism and accidental abstract art.Those not quite ready to make the 5K commitment...


...double-doubles in two of the matches. Road RaceColor Run to be held on SaturdayThe Color Run, presented by the Augusta Sports Council and the Westobou Festival, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Parade Grounds at The Old Academy of Richmond...

Brent McMahon claims win at intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta

...and is sold out months in advance."The reception has been great, and everybody seems really excited," Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said. "The weather has been perfect. We have a great city and the perfect setting."

Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

...destination for triathletes."Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said the...figures compiled by the Augusta Sports Council and Augusta Convention and Visitors...three-day event. The CVB and sports council predict almost $9 million in...

Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta has 'year-round impact'

...the Garden City a popular spot throughout the year."We feel it has even more of a year-round impact," Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said. "As it's grown, more people are traveling here to train."The event sold out months...

Visitors expected to spend $4 million in October

...Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and Augusta Sports Council.The CSRA Bridge Club's Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference...estimated $8.97 million.The visitors bureau and sports council keep a monthly tally of direct visitor spending projections...

Friends to compete in triathlon to support Peggy Seigler

...have to wait.While Seigler can't compete today, three of her biggest supporters are taking her place. Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen, Augusta CVB president and CEO Barry White and CVB servicing manager Iman Hill formed a relay...

Pick your spot to cheer on Ironman 70.3 Augusta athletes from near and far

...added 150 more spots for athletes this year. It still sold out months in advance."It's a huge draw," Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said. "The swim is downstream. The bike course features rolling hills. The run is very flat...