News & Notes from Mi Titanium

Posted 6.28.2013 in News & Notes

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) was started in 2007 and has had a significant economic impact welcomed by the West Michigan area. While the recession affected thousands of industries across the Nation, the amateur sports business continued to experience growth. The Sports Commission worked in congruence with multiple other sport vendors, teams, and conferences … Read more

Posted 2.6.2013 in News & Notes

Two hundred eighty-three days until the Ironman Florida race day.  The last 40 days have flown by in a whirlwind of holiday excitement and business travel craziness.  And, if I am being completely honest, there has been a very minimal amount of training. But I am proud to say that most of the chaos has … Read more

Posted 2.4.2013 in News & Notes

Mid-January I had the opportunity to attend the USAT Directors Symposium in Colorado Springs, CO (along with Andy & Doug). There were over 100 triathlon directors from around the country there to share their experiences and give us insight into their worlds. The Symposium offered the opportunity to hear some amazing speakers such as David McGillivray, the race director … Read more

Posted 12.12.2012 in News & Notes

Following the completion of the 2012 MiTitanium race we sent out a surveys to the athletes, volunteers and staff asking for feedback on this inaugural race and specifically asking for possible improvements.  The bike course was one item that repeatedly appeared in those surveys causing us to revisit and change the course.   We brought … Read more

Posted 11.5.2012 in News & Notes

This weekend Co-Directors Ann, Andy & I traveled to Panama City, Florida to volunteer at Ironman Florida and be part of the Ironman experience.  We are constantly looking for ways to make our race better, and one of the ways we improve is by observing other races. We make notes of what they do well, … Read more