API Integration Quick Start

If you are a developer and looking to integrate with the RunSignup API, here is a quick start overview of how to make things work. You can do testing on https://test.runsignup.com.  Here are the generic Getting Started and Overview pages from the site, but here is the general flow: Authenticating with the API There are multiple ways to do this […]

Custom Results API – Notifications

We are expanding the Custom Results API to include a mechanism for providing notifications. The concept is that a list of participants can be uploaded to RunSignUp a week or two before a race and participants and their friends and families can then sign up for notifications. When race day comes, the timer will be […]

Results Posting API

We have been doing extensive additions to our Results Posting API in advance of some partners who will be private labeling our results platform. This is especially useful for timers or software developers who are creating their own scoring or timing software. By reusing RunSignUp Results, you can take advantage of our scalable platform with […]

Custom Results API and UI Improvements

We have expanded the Custom Results API and the user interface for displaying custom results. The Custom Results API allows an application to upload results and do custom formatting and upload more generic data. Here is an example used to upload Age Group Results and other Awards from RunScore. There are two key upgrades: Setting Data […]

Create User and Race API Extensions

Warning: This is for developers. We have extended our OpenAPI to allow for Race and User Creation and editing. This API is being used by a couple of advanced users who have their own applications that have a need for creating races and users outside of the RunSignUp user interface. This is a powerful capability […]

Open API Extended to Teams

Our Open API continues to expand. You can see all of it at RunSignUp.com/API. We recently added a set of functions to get and set Team information: https://runsignup.com/API/race/:race_id/teams/team-types/GET – Get the team types.  You’ll need this information to create a new team. https://runsignup.com/API/race/:race_id/teams/GET – List existing teams.  This way you can see if a team exists. https://runsignup.com/API/race/:race_id/teams/POST – […]

Technology Partner Program

We have launched an enhanced Technology Partner Program. We have over a dozen applications that integrate with RunSignUp via our Open API. This new set of capabilities provides race directors and timers an even more integrated approach to using RunSignUp technology with their technology of choice. Our goal is to allow our customers to select […]

Tech Notes – How to Integrate your App with the Club Member API

This is for advanced users who want to integrate an existing (or new) application with our Club API. The main purpose is for an application to sync data associated with members of a club with the external application. We are currently working with a club who uses a training application that needs to sync with […]

Club Open API

(Geek alert!) We have just released an extension to our Open API to include Club Membership access. This gives other software providers as well as advanced customers access to Club Membership information from their application. For example, another registration provider could now offer a similar capability to our discount to club members. While some might […]

Event Transfer API

We added an Event Transfer API: https://test.runsignup.com/API/race/:race_id/switch-participant-events/POST. This allows our technology partners to make more transparent syncing between their application and RunSignUp. This works by creating a brand new registration for the registrant and removing the old registrant, so a new registration id is generated.  Also, only the basic information is copied over to the new registration. […]

RunSignUp Mobile App now in Beta

As we mentioned earlier, we have released the Beta version of the RunSignUp Mobile App for iPhone and iPad. If you are a developer and interested in this, please read the RSU Mobile Installation Instructions and send us an email for access. The source code for the app is in Github. The public API has been […]

Open Registration API

In our last post we talked about Teamwork and the “Strength of the Pack”. The purpose of that post was to provide the context of why we are continuing to work on our Open API – a very technical topic. In simple terms, an API is how two programs work together.  When we exchange participant or […]

RunSignUp Releases Open Running API

Open Running API allows various running systems to work together, including Registration, Timing and Results systems Moorestown, NJ – September 7, 2012 – RunSignUp, the leading innovator of online tools for Races and Running Clubs, today announced the availability of the Open Running API.  This provides a simple, modern way for Registration, Race Listing, Timing, […]

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