Community Roundup 4/08/20: Fundraising Efforts

We're checking in regularly to see what the endurance community is doing to keep the industry running forward in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. For more ideas, view creative virtual events, virtual challenges, and creative use of the Postponement Tool. This time, we're taking a look at a few creative solutions for raising money... Continue Reading →

Chargebacks Update

We wrote about Chargebacks what seems like a long time ago, but was less than a month. It is one of the most read blog posts we have ever done. But there has been a lot of things we have developed, and a lot of common questions we get, and a lot of data we... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Impact Week 6

Please see RunSignup.com/Coronavirus for recommendations and tools. Things have changed drastically in Week 4 ending Saturday March 21, 2020 from Week 5,  Week 4, Week 3 and Week 2.  The transaction volume we saw the past week is 76% lower than the same week last year (and since we were seeing growth of 29% from Jan. 1- Mar 7 because... Continue Reading →

New Defer Via Race Transfer Option

We just released a new option to make the deferral process much more streamlined for both races and participants. The new Defer via Race Transfer option will allow participants to automatically claim their deferral and register after renewing your race the following year. This eliminates the need to compile reports to generate coupons and reserved... Continue Reading →

Community Roundup 3/30/20

We're checking in regularly to see what the endurance community is doing to keep the industry running forward in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. For more ideas, view creative virtual events, and creative use of the Postponement Tool. A Ultra-Flexible Virtual Challenge, with Semper-Fi Fund Semper Fi & America's Fund Community Sports One of... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Impact Week 5

Please see RunSignup.com/Coronavirus for recommendations and tools. Things have changed drastically in Week 4 ending Saturday March 21, 2020 from Week 4, Week 3 and Week 2.  The transaction volume we saw the past week is 81% lower than the same week last year (and since we were seeing growth of 29% from Jan. 1- Mar 7 because of more... Continue Reading →

Post Race Payment Policy Update

The Coronavirus is impacting us all. We did a webinar that explains chargeback liability as well as these new reserve and payment policies on Wednesday this past week. If you want to hear the logic behind all of this, please watch the webinar. Before we go into the details, let me emphasize that these are... Continue Reading →

Donations and Fundraising: COVID-19 Webinar Recap

Webinar Recording https://www.slideshare.net/runsignup/donations-and-fundraising-during-covid19 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... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus Impact Week 4

Please see RunSignup.com/Coronavirus for recommendations and tools. Things have changed drastically in Week 4 ending Saturday March 21, 2020 from Week 3 and Week 2.  We have decided to throw out the YOY comparison we were using as so many events have postponed or cancelled this year's event they are now useless. The overall volume of transactions decreased... Continue Reading →

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