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Tough Mudder Moving to MId-Ohio Sports Car Course

By Mansfield News Journal   |  October 28, 2014

The high-pitched hum of race cars will be replaced with the heavy sound of mudders huffing and puffing their way to the finish line over the racetrack, winding back roads and dense woods when Tough Mudder takes over the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on May 9 and 10, according to Tough Mudder officials.

Bowling tournament at Park Lanes to bring 564 women

By Mansfield News Journal   |  October 17, 2014

MANSFIELD – More than 500 bowlers from the Ohio Women’s Bowling Association Senior Tournament will descend on Park Lanes this weekend and again Oct. 25 and 26. According to association director Nancy Frombaugh, about 500 women are expected over the two weekends, many of whom will be staying in local hotels, including the Holiday Inn downtown, said Kim Miers, marketing/meetings director for the Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Racing returning to Mansfield Motorsports Park

By Mansfield News Journal   |  September 30, 2014

MANSFIELD – It took Kevin Ruic five years, but the longtime motor sports showman will finally promote events at Mansfield Motorsports Park. Racing will return to the half-mile oval in 2015. The Avon Lake businessman said he reached a deal in principal with MMP owner Grant Milliron to bring up to six special events to track. Attempts to reach Milliron were unsuccessful.

LOCAL CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU RECEIVES MARKETING AWARDS

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  September 26, 2014

The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (OACVB) held its 17th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. MIDDY Awards are presented for destination marketing and tourism development. Mansfield / Richland County CVB wins 3 marketing awards for Shawshank videos and the new Bike Trail map brochure.

Shawshank Fan Shares Memories from Shawshank Reunion

By Emily Pugh - Shawshank Super Fan   |  August 7, 2014

Emily Pugh is a huge fan of the movie The Shawshank Redemption and traveled from Texas to experience last's year's Shawshank 20-Year Reunion in Mansfield, Ohio. She shared her memories from that visit and explained how it was one of her best weekends ever. Needless to say, she's excited to come back this year for the Shawshank 20th Anniversary. See her story

Shawshank Weekend Schedule Announced

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  July 31, 2014

The movie, The Shawshank Redemption, was released in 1994 and premiered at the Renaissance Theatre. With only a few weeks before the 20th Anniversary celebration, happening in Mansfield, Ohio over Labor Day Weekend, it's time to make your plans and buy your tickets!

WKYC Features Mansfield Fire Museum

By WKYC channel 3   |  July 22, 2014

Old fire trucks evoke a sense of community pride and heroism. They have that cool factor that is hard to ignore. The Mansfield Fire Museum preserves that feeling and history by seeing the possible in trying something they have never done before.

Thank You to Local GOBA Supporters

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  June 18, 2014

Thank you for all the local support that made the Mansfield portion of the GOBA tour a huge success. Over 50 local volunteers and many organizations helped create a positive experience for GOBA riders.

CVB Announces New Richland B&O Bike Trail Map

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  June 18, 2014

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau (M/RCVB), spearheaded a collaboration with Gorman Nature Center and community leaders in cities and villages along the trail, to give the Richland B&O Trail an update.

Shawshank Trail Treasure Hunt Map

By Mansfield/Richland County CVB   |  May 29, 2014

The Summer of Shawshank kicks off with the first-ever Shawshank Trail Treasure Hunt Map created by the Mansfield/Richland County CVB. Shawshank fans, visitors and indivi

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