RunSignup October Newsletter

Holiday Racing Season is Here! It’s time for Zombie Runs, Turkey Trots, and Reindeer Romps! Are you ready for RaceDay? Thanksgiving is the largest running day in the United States, with 408 races and 423,306 Thanksgiving morning participants registered on RunSignup in 2018. With all that competition, it can be hard to stand out. Get […]

Webinar Recap: Sales Tax is Coming!

We will try to provide information as directly as possible, but remember that RunSignup does not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. RunSignup makes no representations, warranties, or […]

Asics Acquires Race Roster

Our industry consolidation continues. Asics has acquired Race Roster. This is good news for Race Roster’s investors. As we have been vocal about the limited valuations of race registration providers, they likely were paid a good profit. This is also good news for Race Roster employees as Asics does have a commitment to this market […]

Schedule and Send Ticket Event Reminder and Thank You Notifications

We’ve made it easy for nonprofits to email their ticket purchasers and/or ticket holders before and after an event. Sending a reminder of your attendees’ ticket purchase, ensuring that they have their ticket purchase QR code ready for a fast check-in with GiveSignup’s Ticket Event CheckIn App, communicating event details (like parking, directions, event schedule, […]

Donation Websites: CSV Upload for Offline Donations

You can now upload a CSV file of offline donations to any donation website. This makes it efficient to enter a large number of offline donations to your donation website. First, you will need a CSV file with the data you would like to import. Required fields for your CSV include: First Name Last Name […]

RunSignup Now Offers FREE Unlimited Results For ALL Timers

And Unlimited RaceDay Photos and TXT Messages as Part of the RaceDay Suite RunSignup is pleased to announce free unlimited RaceDay Results, ¬†unlimited TXT messaging, and RaceDay Photos for all timers and races. The new policy is effective immediately and simplifies the previous credit system. This change supports our strategy to deliver unprecedented value for […]

Our accessibility journey, and how we met Tony.

Over the past three years (and before) we have made gradual advances toward being more accessible for differently-abled users, adding small code updates to better accommodate assistive technologies, putting some thought into contrast, and making sure our form fields have labels. These little things add up, and we thought we were doing well. Then, we […]

GiveSignup October Newsletter

Create a Ticket Event. Test it out now. Invite the finance team to set up payment later. Easy. We’ve made it easy for nonprofits to raise more and save time with 2 new options for Ticket Event payment accounts: Set Up Later and Test Mode. Set Up Later lets you invite the nonprofit’s finance representative or CFO to create […]

Sponsors Cover Page Component

We now make it super easy to add sponsors to your cover page as yet another data component. This takes full advantage of the RunSignup Sponsor capability to manage your sponsors – creating custom sponsor levels, inviting sponsors to manage their own information, invoicing and collecting payments, managing real time visibility and providing reporting to […]

Create Promotions for your Ticket Event

You can now send promotional emails for your Ticket Event to a CRM list, which can include participants from your races, donors, and/or fundraisers. This is a powerful way to cross-promote different types of events to various groups of supporters with targeted messaging and incentives. This blog walks you through how to send a promotional […]

Webinar Recap: Turkey Trot Master Class

Thanksgiving Day is the largest running day in the United States! Are you ready to stand out from this crowd? Today’s webinar covered the path to Turkey Day Greatness: Bib Assignment: Simplify the bib assignment process RaceDay Registration: Increase race revenue and decrease workload RaceDay CheckIn: Improve participants’ onsite experience RaceDay Photos: Provide free participant […]

Ticket Event Payment Options: Set Up Later and Test Mode

When you create a Ticket Event, you can now invite someone to set up the payment account later or use test mode. This makes it simple for nonprofits to invite the appropriate point of contact in charge of finances to create a new payment account or link an existing payment account. It is also easy […]

RaceDay Scoring September Update

Timers! Get the latest update on RaceDay Scoring with this webinar provided by RunSignup’s Matt Avery. Our developers are working at a steady clip to bring you the best scoring software in the industry.¬† Some of the most recent changes include: Added RunSignup Result Links in Report List RowsFor each Report that is sending results […]

Q3 2019 RunSignup Results

We do a quarterly update on how things are going with RunSignup (2016, Q1/17, Q2/17, Q3/17, 2017, Q1/18, Q2/18, Q3/18, 2018, Q1/19 and Q2/19). The good news is that more races, timing companies, and nonprofits continue to recommend us. And we keep putting out great technology our customers seem to like! Q3 is always busy for us with our annual RunSignup Summer Symposium where 293 people […]