Webinar Recap: Ticket Event Day

Branching out into new types of events? If you’re an expert on RaceDay but new to ticket events, this webinar is here to help. The basics will sound familiar: communicate your processes in advance, provide self-serve event management options when possible, and take advantage of a CheckIn App. Join us to learn about our purpose-built […]

Webinar Recap: TicketSignup 101

Hosting an event and need to sell tickets? Interested in expanding your business to include festivals, golf tournaments, holiday light shows and more? Join us for TicketSignup 101 to learn how to take advantage of free and easy technology to sell more tickets. With free email marketing, free websites, and event day tools, TicketSignup can […]

Webinar Recap: Organization Email Marketing

We were thrilled to introduce FREE Email Marketing for every organization that hosts events on GiveSignup, TicketSignup, and RunSignup. Email marketing is tailored to your event needs, from marketing and promotions to pre-event and post-event communications. This free tool will give your organization, nonprofit, or small business the power to send emails across all your events and […]

Webinar Recap: RaceDay CheckIn and Volunteer CheckIn

Join us for this recorded webinar where Crisp provides an overview of the RaceDay CheckIn app for efficient processing of participants and volunteers. This session will cover the available features and will walk through the specific steps to take to set up the custom settings for your event. The RaceDay CheckIn app is a free […]

Webinar Recap: Event Renewal and Participant Management

Start 2022 off right. Join us to review the renewal process (and any cleanup that may be needed from the last two years), then get a refresh on participant management options and best practices. This webinar with Larry and Herman covers: Renewing your events Self-serve participant management options Refund, deferrals, and transfers Bulk participant management […]

Webinar Recap: Carbon Neutral Race Production

Join our guest speaker, Porter Bratten from Orca Running and Evergreen Trail Runs, to learn more about what it means for a race organization to go carbon neutral – or at least, reduce your carbon footprint. He covers: Why he chose to take on the goal of carbon neutrality for his events New products and […]

Webinar Recap: Next-Generation Email Marketing in Registration

Next-generation email marketing is here! Get a look at the new Email Builder with out of the box and custom templates, dynamic data replacement tags, and more. As always, email marketing is free, and Email V2 includes: Free unlimited email sends Free unlimited email contacts Upload your contacts AND custom information Choose from default Participant contact lists Design […]

Webinar Recap: Introducing TicketSignup

On Monday, we introduced TicketSignup, our new offering that provides event directors with an intuitive and free event ticketing option that works for simple, complex, and multi-day events. Yesterday, Bob & Bryan sat down to walk through the key features of the platform and how you can get started today. Join them to learn: How […]

Webinar Recap: Managing Event Volunteers

Volunteers are the backbone of events. Join us for a look at the free volunteer management platform that’s included within every event dashboard, including task setup, communication tools, and reporting. Then, learn how to track the status of your volunteers on race day with  volunteer check-in within the RaceDay CheckIn App. This webinar with Whitney […]

Webinar Recap: 2022 Product Roadmap

At RunSignup and GiveSignup, we are product-led, meaning our focus is on continuously improving our technology for our customers. So where are we focusing our development resources? What has been recently released, and what is coming soon? Join Allison and Bob for a comprehensive update on the 2022 product roadmap, including the following key updates. They cover: […]

Webinar Recap: RaceTrends Review

Our annual RaceTrends Report is here, breaking down the participation numbers and industry trends in 2021 to help you make better predictions and more successful decisions in 2022. We’ll be breaking down the numbers in a series of blogs over the next few weeks, but you can also dive right in now! Today’s webinar reviewed […]

Webinar Recap: RaceDay Registration Refresh

What’s the best way to handle RaceDay Registration – paper, online, onsite kiosks, or a combination? Join Crisp McDonald in this recorded webinar to refresh your race morning routine, maximize registrations, and minimize lines. This webinar covers: Strategies to encouraging earlier registration Considerations for selecting the best race day registration process for your event Settings […]

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 […]

Webinar Recap: How to Host an Unforgettable Turkey Trot

Believe it or not, Turkey Trot season is coming up again! Whether you’re re-upping a legacy event or building a new community tradition, there’s no better way to build goodwill than a celebratory, family-oriented run/walk. As you build out your Turkey Trot Checklist, we’re here with tips and tricks to ensure better pre-race contingency planning, […]

Webinar Recap: How to Host a Successful Race this Fall

Race directors everywhere are adjusting their protocols to meet local guidelines and ensure runners are safe. While there’s no “one-size-fits-all” version of what you should do, there are lessons to be learned from every event director who successfully navigates new procedures. In this webinar, GiveSignup | Sales Lead Bryan Jenkins was joined by Clint McCormick, […]

RaceDay CheckIn App – Recorded Webinar

RunSignup’s new and improved RaceDay CheckIn app is a perfect way to support events getting back to on-site race experiences. It is easy for your volunteers to use and helps you offer an efficient check-in process that supports the need for social distancing and avoids participant congestion. Our newest release incorporates a new look and […]

RaceJoy for Challenge Events Webinar Recap

RunSignup’s mobile app, RaceJoy, can now be used for distance-based challenge events and is fully integrated with RunSignup’s Challenge Platform. The recorded webinar below provides an overview on the features available for participants and for event organizers to help take their challenge events to the next level. RaceJoy offers an excellent way to provide an […]

RunSignup Virtual Setup 2.0 Timer Tip Tuesday Webinar Recap

Below is a recording of this week’s Timer Tip Tuesday, where RunSignup’s Crisp McDonald provided more advanced training on how to setup a virtual event with a focus on virtual results, RaceJoy, and Challenge events. We’ve introduced many improvements and features. Basic Setup Points Event Wizard Setup Set each event to Virtual/Challenge type (even when […]

GiveSignup Fall Webinar Series

This fall, join the GiveSignup sales team for one or more of our biweekly educational webinars on GiveSignup donations and ticket events. Jake, Chris, and Amanda will go over GiveSignup’s purpose-built features that will help your nonprofit raise money in this unprecedented fall. We plan to roll out new features throughout the fall, and these […]

Timer Bib Assignments Webinar Recap

Timers: if you missed this week’s Timer Tip Tuesday, you can watch the recording here. Crisp McDonald covers how to use RunSignup’s Bib management tool, including manual, automatic, and dynamic bib assignments – a key part of providing a virtual race experience and virtual results. Recorded Webinar Timer Tip Tuesday Slide Show   RunSignup Webinars […]

Webinar Recap and Recording: Keep Challenge Participants Engaged with Milestones and Badges

Milestones and badges are the latest way to keep your participants engaged in your challenge, offering them intermediate rewards on the journey to their goal. RaceDay Product Manager Matt Avery detailed types of milestones you can set, adding custom badges, and using milestones to keep your participants motivated. Milestones can be set for teams or […]

Virtual Results How-To Webinar Recap

Want to know how to set up user submitted scored results for your virtual results? Watch this recorded webinar that offers step-by-step guidance on basic to advanced scenarios. Users can then submit their results through a variety of methods. Races should get with their timers to help them set up more complicated scenarios and for […]

Timer RaceDay Suite for Virtual Events Webinar Recap

As the industry has undergone rapid, significant change – timers have the opportunity position themselves as industry leaders by helping races to adjust their approach and provide flexible race experiences. RunSignup’s RaceDay Suite of technology empowers timers with the tools to support this changing landscape. From No Touch Pre-Race Services: Virtual & challenge event registration […]

Webinar Recap and Recording: Virtual Challenge Events for Nonprofits

Your nonprofit needs to raise money and engage supporters without spending money. GiveSignup’s free and flexible challenge platform gives your nonprofit all of the tools to create an interactive and social virtual challenge: push-up competition, cycle/run across your state, dance-athons, and more. With live map tracking, progress meters, easy activity logging, and beautiful activity pages that […]

Webinar Recap and Recording: Virtual Challenge Events

Have you heard about the Great Virtual Race Across Tennessee? They opened registration on RunSignup in April thinking they would get 200 participants, and ended up with more than 19,000 registrations. When we saw the demand for virtual challenges, we built a challenge platform that handles everything from participants logging and tracking their activity to […]

Webinar Recap: Making the Decision to Go Virtual

This year is the 36th Annual Scott Coffee Rotary Run (yes, that’s the race that inspired Bob to start RunSignup). It’s a big fundraiser that the Moorestown Rotary Club relies on and it serves an important role in bringing our community together. Cancelling the race wasn’t a great option – so we decided to make […]

Webinar Recap: Make Money, Save Money

This webinar was a high level look at some ideas you can use to make money and save money right now. If you want to dive deeper into any of these ideas, we have a ton of resources below to get you started: Webinar Recording Slides https://runsignup.com/GoVirtual State of the Industry Where are we today? […]

Webinar Recording: Corral Times for Virtual Events

Crisp McDonald walked through the reasons to use corrals to ensure social distancing, and the steps to get setup. Catch up on the webinar and slides! What is a Corral? – Also known as a wave or a time trial, corrals divide people into a variety of start time.  Why Would You Need Corrals? – As Races begin returning, […]

Webinar Recap: (Free) Virtual Events with Donations and Fundraising

Nonprofits are dealing with canceled fundraising events and a severe decrease in donations. It’s time to go back to basics: engage your communities while saving money and making money for your nonprofit. People need connection more than ever, and free virtual events (or a small registration fee) with donations and fundraising are a perfect way to […]

Virtual Results Dashboard Updates and Webinar Recording

We have updated our Dashboard screens for the Enhanced Virtual Results setup, making it easier for you to let participants submit their own results for Virtual Races. Catch up on the webinar and slides, or just get an overview of the updates below. Virtual Race Resources This webinar specifically covers the updates to the Dashboard […]

Webinar Recap & Recording: Breaking Down Financial Reports

More than ever, race organizers are reviewing their financial reporting and trying to make sense of the numbers – particularly, when and how much they will get paid. Kevin and Bryan took some time to walk through the Financial Summary and Payment Account reports that you can access. If you missed it, we have all […]

Webinar Recap & Recording: Understanding Small Business Financial Relief Programs

There are a lot of questions floating around about the new financial relief programs for small business. While some of those questions don’t have answers yet (for either business owners or the banks working on the loans), Shawn Daugherty of Good Times Event Services  and RunSignup’s CFO & COO Kevin Harris led a discussion today to […]

Donations and Fundraising: COVID-19 Webinar Recap

Further your mission–but first, take care of your people This is and will continue to be an extremely difficult time for nonprofits. It’s time to go back to basics: engage your communities. People need connection more than ever. Focus on your employees, beneficiaries, and volunteers first, and keep any donations and fundraising messaging simple, actionable, […]

Webinar Recap & Recording: Coronavirus Update with Bob

Bob took some time today to give an update on the impact of COVID-19 on the endurance industry, our financial policies and chargeback response, what race directors can do, and our upcoming priorities. If you missed it, we have all the content for you here. Additional Resources More Webinars Upcoming: Donation Websites and Donation Forms […]

Webinar Recording: Virtual Event Results, Update 1

With more and more races embracing Virtual Events, we’re working on improvements to our results options. The first update is here, and RaceDay Product Manager Matt Avery ran through the new elements that will make it easier for your Virtual Participants to report their times. New to virtual events and want to take a step […]

Webinar Recording and Follow-Up: Transitioning to a Virtual Race

As race directors look for alternatives to cancelling their events, a number of races are “going virtual”. Virtual races have existed for years, but the process of changing a physical race to a virtual one (quickly) is new. This webinar walked through the basics you’ll need to consider as you go virtual, and makes some […]

Webinar Recording and Follow-Up: Coronavirus Planning and Tools

We held a webinar today to review the current status of coronavirus impact, and get customers up new tools to help communicate action plans with your participants quickly and effectively. We know this is a tough week for everyone, and we’re working as fast as we can to put together tools to support your events. […]

Webinar Recap: Partner with Your Timer for Success

86% of timers offer services beyond race timing – and timers are often the technology experts in the industry. Crisp and Val as they talked through some of the technology solutions available to races – and what questions you can ask your timer to help find the best options for your race. The webinar covers: […]

Webinar Recap: GiveSignup Ticket Events

Ticketing for Nonprofits In this week’s webinar, GiveSignup Account Manager Elisabeth DellaRova covered basic ticket event setup and then demonstrated some of our newer, more advanced features that can help your nonprofit raise more and save time. Ready to set up a ticket event? Create Ticket Event Basic Event Setup Support You can use these […]

Webinar Recap: RunSignup 101

Webinar Recap: RunSignup Senior Account Manager Whitney Taylor walked through the core of RunSignup race setup: the Race Wizard. This webinar covers the basics of getting your event up and running, including: Adding your basic info Adding all your events Updating your registration information Collecting Giveaway information Creating your race website (with some customization) Setting […]

RunSignup 101 Webinar Signup

New to RunSignup, or just an occasional user wanting to gain confidence that you are following best practices to get your events up and live quickly? On Tuesday, RunSignup Senior Account Manager Whitney Taylor will walk you through the basics of RunSignup: the race setup through the Race Wizard.  When: Tuesday, February 25th 2:00pm ET/11:00am […]

Webinar Recap: Multi-Race Bundle

RunSignup Lead Account Manager led a webinar on Multi-Race Bundles. If you missed it, here’s your chance to catch up! What are Multi-Race Bundles? Multi-Race bundles allow you to offer registration for more than one race in a single transaction, with signup fr the bundle available through each race. Many races offer bundles at a […]

Webinar Recap: Grow Donations and Fundraising with RunSignup

More than 8,000 nonprofits use RunSignup to raise more and save time. This webinar reviewed the different ways that fundraising events set up registration, donations, and fundraising on RunSignup, and covered the best settings and tools to grow donations and incentivize fundraisers. There are more donation and fundraising tools than ever before, and this webinar […]

RaceDay Scoring V2.0 Launch Webinar

We are very excited to share the launch of RaceDay Scoring Version 2.0! Matt Avery, RunSignup’s RaceDay Product Manager, provides an overview of the key features available in RaceDay Scoring’s latest version 2.0 release in this recorded Webinar. This release introduces the major additions of corral and wave management along with relay and aggregate team […]

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 […]

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 […]

Webinar Recap: RunSignup – Facebook Fundraiser Integration

Nonprofits can raise more and save time with RunSignup’s free Facebook Fundraiser API Integration. The integration allows your fundraisers to auto-create a Facebook Fundraiser from RunSignup. The amounts raised on RunSignup and Facebook are automatically synced, enabling your participants (and your nonprofit) to raise more and reach fundraising goals faster. Today’s webinar covered: A demo […]

Webinar Recap: Sales Tax and Races

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 […]

GiveSignup Webinar: How to Set Up a Ticket Event

Did you miss the webinar on how to create a ticket event on GiveSignup, or do you want a review? Here is a summary, the recording, and some additional resources from today’s webinar on how to create a ticket event. WEBINAR RECORDING Creating your Ticket Event: the Ticket Wizard You can create a new ticket […]

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