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. The Biggest Loser RunWalk race series encourages people of all fitness levels to achieve their fitness goals.

As part of the 2015 race series experience, race organizers have been working with RaceJoy to ensure course maps for each RunWalk event are loaded into the RaceJoy platform so that participants can add to their race experience with its race-centric features like real-time GPS tracking, progress alerts at every mile and fun audio cheers. Each of The Biggest Loser RunWalk 2015 races will be available in RaceJoy.

Many  who participate in The Biggest Loser RunWalk races have put forth tremendous determination and discipline to get to race day. For some, this will be their very first race and it is a special day that can be filled with an uncertain anticipation combined with a “Let’s Do This!” excitement. RaceJoy helps to add to this very special day by connecting the runner/walker with their friends and family throughout the race experience.

Live phone tracking at The Biggest Loser Run/Walk race in Erie, Pennsylvania on June 6, 2015.

How fast a participant goes may vary, but regardless of their fitness level, each have a common goal: Start and finish the race. What happens in between varies by the runner or walker. It varies based on their individual fitness levels, emotional and physical state and even what they had to eat that day. RaceJoy’s main role is to help with the time between start and finish. To encourage the participant by giving them real-time updates on their progress and motivate them with the knowledge that others are tracking their progress live and sharing in their experience even if they aren’t there at the race site. There is something uniquely motivating about knowing someone is watching you. It confirms they care about you and what you are going through and helps propel you along.

Live phone tracking at The Biggest Loser Run/Walk Mobile, Alabama on April 19, 2015.

The cheers sent through RaceJoy further communicate to the participant that their friends and family are still there watching them and wishing them well. RaceJoy cheers sent at this last weekend’s Biggest Loser RunWalk race in Erie, Pennsylvania included:

  • You Can Do it!
  • Chin Up!
  • And Never Give Up!
  • Go Mommie Go!

If you are thinking about participating in your first running/walking endurance race, you may want to check out the Biggest Loser RunWalk premier destination race options that are coming up across the country. As the name suggests, walkers are welcome and equally encouraged to participate. The next race is in Rockford, Illinois and then in Killington, Vermont. Note: To use RaceJoy’s features there is a 99 cents, per race fee and the participant must carry his/her phone and activate tracking on race day.

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