Your race website is automatically created and sync’ed with all the information you input when filling out the race wizard. A fully functional website helps organize your race information in a structured and easy to find format while also allowing you to add custom branding to make your website eye-catching and uniquely yours. In addition […]
Ultra distance events come with many of the same needs as typical race events like 5Ks and half marathons, but they also have very unique requirements and things to consider. For example, many ultra events don’t use a timer to officially score the race due to either the size of the registrations or the conditions of the course. However, events still need a way to provide finisher data to participants. Ultra event organizers address these unique situations through a combination of creativity, technology and sometimes by applying the good old fashioned approach to endurance experiences like manually writing down participants’ finish times.
We are excited to announce the release of the Event List for Organization Websites. This first release lets you feature upcoming and past events on your organization website with flexible layouts and rules to determine which events show and which events do not show. The Event List is perfect for timers and organizations with multiple […]
There are now even more ways to customize the Event Tiles on your website with a new option to add a background image to your tiles and an improved interface to manage event display settings. To get started customizing your event tiles, navigate to Race >> Registration >> Event Display Options. Click into an event […]
Email and Web builder Interface Updates Today we launched a few improvements to the email and web builder tools. Before I tell you about these improvements I would like to talk about why we make changes like this. Because our platform is so robust it is also complex. Our job as User Experience designers is […]
Events using RunSignup for registration are encouraged to watch this recorded webinar to explore ways to create more effective websites. The session covers defining you key goals, such as increase registration and inform participants, and then ways to optimally use RunSignup’s FREE website builder to achieve these goals.
An Example of Best Practices Applied Most running, walking, and cycling events serve a fundraising function for important services to support our communities like the Autism Society of Central Virginia’s 5K Challenge. ASCV has multiple ways its raises funds to support its growing programs, and reports that their 5K challenge is its largest annual fundraiser. […]
The two most important communication and marketing capabilities we provide our customers are websites and emails. (See an example website we host with our first-generation website hosting for The Woodlands Marathon here). We are working (very hard) on rolling out a new generation of each over the course of 2022. We explained the plan for […]
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, […]
You can now customize the Sign Up and Donate call to action buttons at the top of your race website. There are two big updates: You can change Sign Up to any call to action, such as “Register” (15 character maximum) You can add a subtitle to the call to action button (25 character maximum) […]