RaceDay Scoring Now Supports Lap Events

Time-Based, Cumulative Mileage Events Now Supported We’ve launched a new release of RaceDay Scoring to support scoring of duration-based lap events. RaceDay Scoring, the industry’s next generation scoring software, now supports time duration-based events where mileage cumulated may vary by individual finisher. RaceDay Scoring is the planned replacement for The Race Director, the scoring software […]

Turkey Trots 2021: Technology Makes a Difference

As we wrote last week, Turkey Trot Day 2021 was a record-breaker, with more than 617,000 registrants for the day on our platform. But it’s not just a big day for the runners: it’s a big day for GiveSignup | RunSignup technology, too. We like to keep the focus on your events and your successes, […]

Turkey Trots 2021: The Fun Stuff

We already provided an update on the 2021 Turkey Trot numbers (and they were impressive!), but everyone knows that the full story of Thanksgiving Day events is about more than just numbers. The History of the Turkey Trot Tradition Runners World put out a great article earlier this month exploring the origins of the Thanksgiving […]

Turkey Trots Return in 2021

After a light showing in 2020, Turkey Trots returned with a vengeance in 2021, with 617,915 registrants joining 640 Thanksgiving Day races across the United States. That represents record participation on the platform, due to both the return of the biggest running day of the year and increased usage of GiveSignup | RunSignup. We’ll check […]

High Contrast Mode for On-Site Registration

We did a big update on how we handle on-site registration earlier this year as events came back from COVID – see this blog for more complete information. Today, just in time for Thanksgiving, we released the new High Contrast option for On-site registration. There is a simple button in the upper right corner that […]

Now Hiring: Technical Customer Service Representative

GiveSignup | RunSignup is seeking a Technical Customer Service Representative to join our team!  This position has the opportunity to be based in our Moorestown, NJ, office or remote. This is a great opportunity for a talented and passionate individual who wants to work in a tech savvy, highly effective customer relations environment in the […]

News Alert!

Volunteer Check-In Now Available RaceDay CheckIn App Now for Volunteers GiveSignup | RunSignup announces the launch of its volunteer check-in capability as part of its volunteer management capabilities. Event organizers are now able to efficiently monitor their volunteer staff ‘s arrival and task assignment using the free RaceDay CheckIn app. At-a-glance reporting gives organizers an […]

Milestones and Badges for Registration

We’ve had Milestones and Badges for peer-to-peer fundraising events using GiveSignup | RunSignup’s registration platform for many years. Today we rolled out redesigned Milestones and Badges that feature a modern design for fundraising pages and a new interface to add achievements from your dashboard. This makes fundraising pages even more engaging, adding value to your […]

Welcome, Daniella Baires!

Join us in welcoming Daniella Baires as the new Marketing Manager of GiveSignup | RunSignup. With six years of experience in the digital marketing space, she will lead GiveSignup’s marketing operations and demand-gen strategy and execution. No stranger to GiveSignup | RunSignup, Daniella previously supported the marketing team in their campaign planning and execution as […]

Virtual Challenges: Built to Last

While events continue to trend back towards in-person (or at least hybrid), don’t neglect the virtual option that’s truly built to last: virtual challenges. A virtual challenge is typically a longer-term event (weeks to months) in which a larger goal is achieved through many days of activity and the winner is the first person to […]

Webinar Recap: RaceDay CheckIn for Volunteers

Wand to learn about the new Volunteer Check-In feature now available in the RaceDay CheckIn app? Event directors and timers can efficiently manage their volunteer resources by applying the volunteer check-in function and are able to set volunteer types such as Medical, Expo, Water, and so on. This is a quick how-to session that is […]

2021 Timer Survey Now Open

The annual Timer Market Survey for the endurance industry is now open! This survey is designed to provide insights into the timer industry and focuses on understanding timers’ business practices, current challenges, technology used, and obtaining input on products and services needed. It is an opportunity for timers to help their peers and the industry […]

Non-Binary Option For Registration

We have just released the second phase of a four phase effort to more fully support more flexible gender options beyond the M and F categories that have traditionally been used by the endurance community. This ongoing project will make it easier for events to provide more inclusive registration options without disrupting any of your […]

Selling Training Plans for your Events through Final Surge

Guest Blog from Tim Surface of Final Surge RunSignup has partnered with the online training platform Final Surge to help race event directors increase their revenue and provide training plans to race participants.  Final Surge has been a preferred training platform for athletes and coaches around the world, and now race directors can sell training […]

Reducing Post-Event Reserve Holdback and Lowering Reserve to 2.5%

Note: Effective August 29, 2022 the reserve requirement has been removed and set to 0%. In yet another sign that things are returning to normal, we are taking several actions to improve the speed of payments to our customers. Reduce Event Reserve requirement to 2.5%. Reduce Post Event Payout to immediately after the event. Note […]