Donation Processing Fee Drops to as low as 4%

We are pleased to announce that as a result of our work on the new Payment Processing techniques as well as the support of our partners, we are dropping the processing fee rate on donations. The rate is dependent on the payment processing mechanism set up as well as whether the race is a charitable organization. […]

Utah Valley Marathon runners use RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking!

This last weekend was the Contour Utah Valley Marathon, which offers one of the fastest Boston qualifier courses in the nation. This is a great spring race with many course options (Full marathon, half marathon and 10K). So, there is something for everyone, and it is in the amazing setting of Utah! The race director […]

Email Marketing Scheduling Update

We have released an update to the Email Marketing System to allow you to prepare your emails ahead of time, and schedule them for a release at a pre-determined date and time. This update is a time-saver – your email lists are integrated with with your participant data to ensure that emails are always sent to […]

Calling all Clubs: Join the RRCA in Supporting BOSTON

In their latest edition of Keeping Pace, the RRCA newsletter, Road Runners Club of America encouraged their clubs to rally behind the BOSTON film.  We’ve already outlined some of the reasons why you should help fund BOSTON, but what’s in it for the club?   The first 100 Clubs (or individuals) who raise $2,500 earn a one time […]

Races Can Now RaceJoy Ready their Race through RunSignUp’s Dashboard

Advanced runner tracking and cheer sending in just a few steps. Races using RunSignUp’s services can now have their race loaded in RaceJoy through RunSignUp’s dashboard! Offer RaceJoy’s real time runner tracking, GPS-based progress alerts and cheer sending at no charge to your event and market your race with custom information in RaceJoy’s platform. All […]

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Race Series Helps to Encourage Race Participants with RaceJoy!

The Biggest Loser RunWalk race series offers a motivational, non-intimidating race experience at multiple premier destination locations across the country and throughout the year. Organized by former contestants of “The Biggest Loser,” Dan and Jackie Evans, the race series includes a variety of race distances, including 5K’s, 10K’s, Half Marathons, Off-Road Challenges and Kids’ Races. […]

Dirty Dog 15K Trail Run Case Study

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 Dirty Dog 15K Trail Run Case Study focuses on tiered pricing for a sellout race, building bib labels, and differentiating your race to create positive word of mouth.  View […]

Who’s Attending the RunSignUp Race Director/Timer Symposium?

We’re gearing up for our 2nd Annual Race Director/Timer Symposium in a little over a month.  Customers are often curious about who else will be at the event, and what type of experience other attendees will have to share…so here’s a little bit about the current attendee list: States Represented: 23 British Oversees Territories Represented: 1 (Bermuda!) […]

Payment System Updates Coming

We rolled out our new payment system a couple of months ago based on our new role as a Payment Facilitator. This brought a number of benefits to new races such as faster payments, better reporting, better refund processing, better statements to runners signing up for your race on their credit card bill, etc. But […]

Change & The Internet’s Third Wave

“The third wave of the Internet is about to break. The opportunity is now shifting to integrating it into everyday life, in increasingly seamless and ubiquitous ways.” Steve Case, the founder of AOL, wrote the above comment in a recent article in the Washington Post titled “Get Ready, the Internet is About the Change Again“. […]

RunSignUp Infrastructure for Murfreesboro Race Opening

Here is a video that show what happens when a race opens and a lot of people are waiting to register quickly.  The Murfreesboro Half Marathon has a cap of only 3,250 people on their beautiful course in Tennessee, so they always sell out quickly and people want to make sure they get a spot. […]