More race organizers and timers are turning to RunSignup’s RaceJoy mobile app for their virtual events to offer the more tangible experiences that go with a race. Such features include every mile updates, directional cues, remote cheer sending and tracking by spectators, and off course alerts. Race organizers can use RaceJoy’s Monitoring Dashboard for an at-a-glance view of live activity on the course along with several other helpful tools, including:
- Track position of live runners on course
- View progress board and dial into performance stats
- View off course alerts
- Adjust course map(s)
- Verify participants’ completion with Route Replay
- Communicate directly and real-time with individuals or groups
- Send official news alerts
This quick How-To video shows how to use the various features in RaceJoy Monitoring Dashboard.
RaceJoy and Virtual Events
If you are interested in learning more about RaceJoy, the above is a recorded Webinar covering RaceJoy for Virtual Events. Note at this time RaceJoy is only for those events with defined course paths and should not be used for the Run Anywhere virtual event option. Many races offer both experiences and clearly communicate RaceJoy is for the on site experience.
Available Through Certified Timers
RaceJoy is available through RaceDay Certified timers. Check to see if your timer is certified here. If you are a timer and wish to become certified, we are offering free certification training on April 21. Register Here.