RaceDay Timer Newsletter: February

Race Timers’ Monthly Update

We are pleased to shine the spotlight on Steve Turrisi, co-founder of Race Day Professionals. Steve is a RaceDay Certified Timer who truly embraces new technology. Recently, Steve took the initiative to offer RaceJoy for one of his important Florida races. The event organizers weren’t that familiar with RaceJoy and initially not that engaged about the product. That quickly changed on race day when they realized the value of RaceJoy. Steve shared his experiences with us and we thought other RaceDay Certified Timers would benefit from his experience.          



Tuesdays at 12pm ET (9am PT)

Join RunSignup’s Crisp McDonald each Tuesday for a quick dive into RaceDay products and topics timers want to hear about to prepare for the busy race season head. These are intended to be short sessions (no more than 30 minutes). Go ahead and sign up even if you are unable attend so that you automatically receive a recording of the session. 

Upcoming Timer Tip Tuesdays: 

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March 3: Web CheckIn

March 10: CheckIn APP

Timer Tip: Managing Bib Assignments

Watch this recorded webinar on how to use RunSignup’s Bib Management tool along with some helpful tips. 

>>> Watch the Webinar

Timer Tip: Dynamic Bib Assignments

This Webinar covers why timers should incorporate Dynamic Bib Assignments and how to use RunSignup’s RaceDay Dynamic Bib Assignment product. 

>>>Watch the Webinar


RaceDay Scoring Update February 27 at 2pm ET

Join us for a live update on the latest and greatest changes in RaceDay Scoring. The Future is Now! 

>>>Register Here

Partnering with Your Timer For Success Webinar, March 5

Invite Your Race Directors!

This Webinar will help race directors understand the value and services timers can bring to a race. 

>>>Invite Your Races 


RaceJoy Virtual Certification March 31

Tuesday, March 31

 3pm to 5PM (ET)

A one-time virtual RaceJoy Certification training is now available for those timers who are not able to attend the Summer Symposium training or have a race prior to then. Space is very limited and the cost is $500. The training is from 2pm to 5pm and will require your full attention and engagement. 

Note: Only one person per timing company needs to be Certified in order to offer RaceJoy. That person can then be responsible for training those in the company who will be performing the map building for RaceJoy. Of course, you always have the option to have multiple people receive the formal training. 

Any questions? Contact shelly@runsignup.com.

Web CheckIn Changes

Read this blog to find out the recent changes and improvements made to the RaceDay Web CheckIn.  This is a very useful and easy-to-use RaceDay tool. 

>>>Access the Blog

RaceDay Suite Demo

Watch this quick RaceDay Suite overview from RunSignup’s Winter Symposium demo room. It covers key components of the RaceDay Suite – from RaceDay Registration to Results. 

>>>Watch Demo

Participant Tracking: Promotion =Usage

We’ve recently launched automatic promotion when timers activate tracking for a race – whether text/email alerts or RaceJoy. Promotion means less questions and increased usage. 

>>>Read the Blog


RaceDay Resources

Timer Support Contacts: If you have questions, please contact the following:

Helpful Videos and Documents

>>>RaceJoy Help

Visit RaceJoy’s Certified Timer webpage for how-to information and get resources you can send to races.  

How to Get Started and Transition

>>>RaceDay Scoring Help

Find out more about how to use RunSignup’s new RaceDay Scoring Solution. The Future is Now!


RaceDay Timer Tools

Access the updated RaceDay Timer flyers here:


Timer Industry News


Summer Symposium Early Registration Now Open!

Take advantage of discounted registration by signing up now for the Summer Symposium. For those who would like to become RaceDay Certified, training will be held on Monday, July 27. Regular symposium days are July 28-29 and will host many timer-specific sessions, including timer best practices, business tips, and advanced RaceDay Suite product training. 


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