An Interview with Don Stoner of Runner’s High

Earlier this year we sat down with Don Stoner of Runner’s High Timing and Race Management. Based in Central Florida, Runner’s High manages nearly 40 events throughout the year. Through Runner’s High, Don does everything from timing to managing races by Runner’s High and other clients To view the full video, you can check out […]

Slideshow: RunSignup Volunteer Platform

Have you used the volunteer platform that RunSignup offers? Whether you have or not, we’ve created a slideshow that summarizes some webinars and how-to’s to help you utilize the platform to its maximum capacity. In this slideshow, we will teach you how to: Set up volunteer tasks Assign tasks to categories Assign time slots to […]

RunSignup May Newsletter

Top News: RunSignup for Nonprofits Early Adopter Program More than 8,000 RunSignup customers are nonprofits, and more than 95% are connected to a nonprofit in some way. Our customers have been telling us that they want to use RunSignup’s free all-in-one platform and low processing fees for their nonprofit events, websites, and donation and fundraising […]

RunSignup for Nonprofits: Early Adopter Webinar

Interested in the Early Adopter Program for our 3 new nonprofit features but couldn’t make the webinar? We have you covered with a summary, a full recording of the webinar, and some additional resources. Here are some notes and additional resources from today’s webinar. What is RunSignup for Nonprofits and the Early Adopter Program? RunSignup […]

Referral Tracking for Nonprofit Ticket Events

We have just released referral tracking for nonprofit ticket events. Referrals are a powerful marketing tool for your event. If someone uses a referral code (in the form of a link) to go to the event page and register, then the referral code gets credited with the amount the person spent on tickets. This allows […]

Early Adopter Program: RunSignup for Nonprofits

We are pleased to announce the early adopter program for three exciting new features: Nonprofit Ticket Events  Donation Websites Nonprofit Dashboard  As we look toward our second decade, we asked ourselves how can we help our customers more? The genesis of these projects was customer input. Over 8,000 of our customers are nonprofits, and 95% […]

Overview: Nonprofit Ticket Events

This summer, we are releasing a new platform designed specifically for nonprofits alongside our existing race registration platform. This platform will allow nonprofits to create ticket events, organize run/walk/rides, collect donations, and view CRM data and reporting, all through beautiful, easy-to-design websites and dashboards. The Nonprofit Dashboard lists all the campaigns, ticket events, and run/walk/rides […]

How to Set Up a Ticket Event

We are pleased to roll out a number of new features for nonprofits, which are releasing publicly in July. Customers who are part of the Early Adopter program for these features will get to try them out as early as this week, beginning with the new ticket event platform for nonprofits. As with our race […]

Advanced Features for Ticket Events

There are many advanced features built into our new ticketing platform. This list will keep expanding over the coming months: Add Access: give access to other event managers Customize notifications Google and Facebook tracking options Social sharing options Referral rewards Store Refund Reserve Coupons Extra Fees Donations Secure Access This tab on the event dashboard […]

Ticket Event Reports and Management

Each ticket event has its own Event Dashboard, where you can see data related to the event’s ticket sales, transactions, and attendees on customizable graphs and reports. The event dashboard gives you a quick view on how ticket sales are performing: Using this for multiple years will allow you to track year-over-year comparisons quickly and […]

Donation Features for Nonprofits

Our new donation features for nonprofits make it easy to raise more money in less time. Currently, we have a donation feature for ticket events, which are available to members of the Early Adopter Program. Supporters can donate during ticket purchase, as well as through a button on your event website, helping to maximize the […]

Nonprofit Dashboard

The Nonprofit Dashboard is one of the new features we are developing for our nonprofit customers. It will be publicly available in mid-July. Until then, only customers who are part of the Early Adopter Program will have access to it. It provides a central platform where nonprofits can see consolidated reporting across all of their […]

Slideshow: Email Marketing with RunSignup

Looking for a refresher on RunSignup’s email marketing platform – or using it for the first time – and not really in the mood for a full webinar or a bunch of how-to’s? Check out our step-by-step powerpoint on Email Marketing.  It covers: Whitelabeling, and who should do it Creating email templates Adding content and […]

RunWise App for Weather-adjusted pace goals

Guest blog from Joe Puleo of RunWise. The RunWise app creates a personalized running goal pace and finishing time in heat stress conditions.  It fills a need for both the end-user, the runner, and for the race director to help set expectations properly so there is less risk of injury. Specifically, for the runner, it creates […]

RaceJoy Paddles Through Nathan Benderson Park

This weekend, RaceJoy will be offered at its first Stand Up Paddle (SUP) event, the SUP & RUN 5K, taking place in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday, May 25th. The event offers participants the choice of a 5K run, 5K SUP, or a combined event including both courses. Now in its fifth year, the SUP & […]

Employee Owned vs. Outside Investors

This is Bob. I’ve had the advantage of being a part of a number of successful venture backed companies either as a leader, a board member or both. RunSignup is different – we’ve structured ourselves as an employee owned company with a profit sharing plan. We aren’t looking for a headline grabbing “Exit”, but a […]

Interview with Chuck Spear, RunVermont’s Registration Director and Volunteer Coordinator

Chuck Spear, Registration Director and Volunteer Coordinator for RunVermont, helps organize four races per year. The most notable of these races is the Vermont City Marathon, which happens to be the largest marathon relay in the country. Over 1,500 relay participants and nearly 3,000 individuals run the marathon every year. Below are a few key […]

What’s New with the 2018 Community Grant Winners

Every year, our company seeks to give back to the endurance community through our Community Grant Program. This program allows anybody to nominate an endurance-related, nonprofit organization to receive a grant benefitting their cause. Since the beginning of this program, RunSignup has donated over $30,000 dollars to 15 organizations. Grant recipients are narrowed down to […]

Welcome, RunSignup Summer Interns!

We’re welcoming seven interns to our team this summer! Their employment dates vary depending on their school, but they’ll all be working to help customers either via building technology or supporting races and nonprofits. Elisabeth DellaRova Elisabeth is working out of the Moorestown, NJ office as a Marketing Product Intern focused on nonprofits and fundraising […]

Facebook Fundraising for your Nonprofit Race

Facebook has changed the peer-to-peer fundraising roadmap with the addition of Donate and Fundraise tools for nonprofits. Facebook fundraising gives your nonprofit access to the world’s largest social network (2.27 billion active monthly users) and, as part of a broader effort to do social good, there are no processing fees for donations made on Facebook. […]

Eventbrite Update on Implications for the Endurance Registration Business

Eventbrite reported first quarter earnings yesterday to general disappointment. Net Revenue growth had slowed to 9% totaling $81M for the quarter with Gross Profit of $50M and a loss of $10M. These were below expectations, and expectations for Q2 also disappointed – resulting in a drop of about 30% in stock price this morning from […]

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