Posts Tagged ‘Warrior Dash’

Warrior Dash re-ups for 2013, may add a second day

by Clay Chandler Published: May 13,2012

Tags: Alex Yount, Jackson Convenion & Visitors Bureau, Red Frog Events, Warrior Dash

South Jackson will be set aflame with warrior roasts and costumed runners next April 20. And possibly the day after the smoke clears, too. The Warrior Dash — the fiery, muddy obstacle course race with a party waiting at the end — has committed to Jackson next year, about a month after the first event […] [...]

Read March 14 issue of MBJ

by MBJ Staff Published: May 10,2012

Tags: iPad, Liza Cirlot Looser, net job growth, shopping centers, Warrior Dash

 >> NEW VS. DISTRESSED RETAIL Today’s market is tailor-made for shopping center revivalists across Mississippi— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> WHERE ARE THE JOBS? State’s economic indicators up but not net job growth— by Ted Carter >> Q&A LIZA CIRLOT LOOSER President, Mississippi World Trade Center— by Clay Chandler >> TECHNOLOGY iPad spurs disruption in point-of-sale […] [...]

Warrior Dash bringing the party to Jackson; economic impact could be as much as $5M

Most running events don’t feature a costume party and live music among beer tents post-race. The Warrior Dash isn’t most running events, however. And having one in your town usually means big money. The event is hosted in more than 20 states as well as Australia and British Columbia and the average turnout is 15,000 […] [...]

Read the October 31st issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — ONLINE SALES TAX: Ted Carter takes a look at how much money Mississippi is leaving on the table by not taxing online sales. You may be shocked at the number. Also in this week’s paper: >> REVAMPING THE SYSTEM: Changing tax law to accommodate sales tax an issue that could […] [...]

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