Much like last year, RunSignUp has had another great year. The goal of our company is to provide web services to the running and endurance community. We feel our value is our ability to focus on technology that can be easily adopted by customers to benefit their communities. The reason we can say it was […]
In 2014 we had outages totaling 16-21 minutes (depending on how you count an outage) for an availability of 99.996%. This is down from 99.998% in 2013. As usual, we do a year end (well, almost – there are still 7 days to go as this is written) report on our availability for the year. […]
Here is the latest from Alan Jones on RunScore Results Pre-Release advancements: The latest Version 188.8.131.52u Level 2014.12.21 can be downloaded from (assuming you already have a RunScore install): http://www.runscore.com/Downloads/Beta/RunScoreResultsUpdate.exe. What is working – I hope Have new RunScore Results icon/shortcut thanks to Andrew Sigwart. The main screen now is dark blue so the person […]
Steve Stone of Best Times Event Timing is kind enough to share his experience in setting up for video results. Camera Positioning I think we have final found a good GoPro camera position for filming finish line videos. From the attached picture, you can see that we set up our GoPro in the middle of the […]
We have a series of Customer Case Studies, in which we take your stories and share your challenges and successes as a learning tool for other RunSignUp users. This Healthy Kids Running Series Case Study focuses on setting up a Running Series within RunSignUp, and preparing Community Coordinators to succeed.
We are pleased to announce that RunScore has licensed the RunSignUp Results technology platform to create a new offering for RunScore timers – RunScore Results. RunScore Results allows any RunScore timer to simply upload results to the web and provide finish notifications to runners and their friends without the usual complications. If you know how […]
We have worked with USA Triathlon to create a new and improved integrated registration process with USAT Membership management. This makes it simple for triathletes to sign up for a race and use or get a USAT membership. It also makes it simple for race directors to meet the reporting requirements of USAT. Here is […]
One of the popular features for race and running clubs is the ability to offer a discount to running club members for a race. This is great for races looking to attract local running clubs. Also great for clubs who put on races and want to give their own members a break (or entice others […]
We have a series Customer Case Studies, in which we take your stories and share your challenges and successes as a learning tool for other RunSignUp users. This Syracuse Half Marathon Case Study focuses on creating demand through a premium event, and customizing a race to encourage group participation and donations. View the PDF Version of the Syracuse […]
Bob was on a panel discussing how technology can be used in Running stores this morning in Austin, TX at the IRRA Annual Meeting. Come visit us this week if you are in Austin! Here is the presentation talking about various success stories:
Our site was down from 6:31 PM Eastern for about 8 minutes. This was due to a deployment we did, which ironically enough was to help prevent issues if the Amazon Content Delivery Network was unavailable, we would be able to quickly recover from that. We have since deployed the change successfully with no interruption.
The big advantage of RunsignUp Clubs is having a single database that holds all changes and all information. All Club Officers can see the current information, and more importantly, club members all can see it as well. If a club member updates their personal information because they moved or changed emails, that is known to […]
Thanksgiving has become a big day for races. Just as we are seeing an increase in Thanksgiving Day Races, we believe runner demand for notifications is increasing. Turkey day was also a big day for us to gauge how our new Results 3.0 system is working for customers. A few quick facts: Total RunSignUp Registration for Thanksgiving Day: 184 […]
This Thanksgiving Ron Synup took his GoPro to the Lansing Turkey Trot and filmed the finish line. This is using RunSignUp’s Video Results capability. The top lessons learned: Do not film at super high resolutions and cut down the time that you film. The longer the video and the higher the resolution, the more time […]