RaceJoy GPS Tracking and Poor Cell Conditions

RaceJoy is specially designed to work with varying levels of cell conditions to accommodate participants and spectators around the country and on courses in areas that have intermittent cell conditions. However, RaceJoy should only be used at sites where the Start and Finish and at least 70% of the course has good cell conditions.    When […]

Charlotte Marathon Utilizes RunSignUp’s Suite of RaceDay Products

Novant Health Charlotte Marathon made full use of RunSignUp’s RaceDay products from the RaceDay CheckIn app to RaceJoy’s GPS tracking and live results.  Charlotte Marathon Runners get to experience the sights and sounds of the Southeast’s fastest growing city, including the Queen City’s signature tree-lined streets, historic landmarks, major sporting venues and the most eclectic […]

New RaceJoy Overview Video Now Available

We’re excited to announce that we have a new overview for RaceJoy that encompasses how the app is helping races change the race experience! RaceJoy offers a ground-breaking and interactive platform for everyone involved in the race day experience using the device people naturally carry – their smartphone. This five-minute video showcases RaceJoy’s innovative features […]

Don’t Serve Mashed Potatoes Without the Gravy!

Gobble Up Some Savings with RaceJoy Deliver a race with all the trimmings by offering RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking and cheer sending! We’re offering a 20% discount for races held on Thanksgiving Day or the Friday after. Gobble this up, folks, and offer an experience that would amaze any pilgrim. Your participants chose to do […]

Trail Running is Paving the Way for Green Running!

At the US Trail Running Conference in San Luis Obispo, California this last week the RaceJoy team got to connect with race directors and vendors in the trail running industry. We get a lot of great ideas for RaceJoy from this group and definitely see a growing trend towards trail running as runners seek more […]

Cyclists Race to the Finish with Donut-Filled Bellies and RaceJoy

Last weekend, cyclists took part in a unique event held in Troy, OH called the Tour de Donut. This bicycle event tests your ability to eat donuts, just as it does your ability to ride a bike as fast as possible. Its intended to be a fun event for all types of riders. Not only […]

RaceJoy Blazed through the Hell of a Half

This past weekend, participants of the Hell of a Half Marathon and their supporting family and friends were treated to RaceJoy’s live phone tracking and cheer sending as part of their infernal race day experience. The race is aptly named due to the challenging course marked by steep hills and the hot weather common in […]

Historic Tulsa Run Celebrates 41st Year with RaceJoy

Oklahoma’s Tulsa Run Offers RaceJoy’s Live Tracking and Cheer Sending August 22, 2018 – Moorestown, NJ – Race organizers of the Tulsa Federal Credit Union Tulsa Run are offering participants and spectators the most advanced form of live tracking on race day with the mobile app, RaceJoy. Participants and their supporting family and friends will […]

Relay Team Tracking: RaceJoy Announces Industry Innovation

RaceJoy has released a new version that introduces its latest innovation for tracking relay teams at running and cycling events. Key improvements include the ability for manual check-ins, new login screens, team performance monitoring, and more fine tune controls for the user.  These are in addition to recent advances like Store and Forward of a […]

RaceJoy’s Latest Release Provides Complete Control Over App Sounds

Have you upgraded your RaceJoy app? A significant part of what RaceJoy offers participants on race day involves the use of sound to add to the race day experience – from audio cheers sent by family and friends to live progress updates with information like pace and estimated finish time, competitor progress alerts, race news […]

Bellin Run Offers Advanced Live Runner Tracking

RaceJoy’s Runner Tracking Offered at One of the Largest 10Ks in the Nation June 5, 2018 – Moorestown, NJ – RaceJoy, the industry’s leading race day mobile app, is available at the Bellin Run, one of the largest 10K races in the nation. The race organizers are providing participants and spectators with RaceJoy’s advanced runner […]

Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Offers RaceJoy’s Live Team Tracking

Leading Race Day Mobile Application Available at 178 Mile Relay Run Adventure Moorestown, NJ – RaceJoy, a RunSignUp product, is the industry’s leading race day mobile app and is being offered by race organizers of the 14th Annual Reno-Tahoe Odyssey Relay Run Adventure (RTO). More than 250 teams of runners will combine their efforts to complete […]

Race Directors HQ Deep Dive into RaceJoy

Race Directors HQ took a Deep Dive into RaceJoy, and we are pleased to share their coverage. Race Directors HQ is a resource for race organizers to find out about the various tools and services they can use to help propel their business. Some excerpts  from their piece… Using GPS is a key differentiator between RaceJoy […]

The Largest Ten-Mile Road Race in the U.S.A. Offers RaceJoy

Broad Street Run Delivers on Race Day Experience May 2, 2018 – Moorestown, NJ – RunSignUp’s product, RaceJoy, the leading race day tracking mobile application, is being offered for participants and spectators of the 39th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. On May 6, 2018 in Philadelphia, participants of the largest ten-mile road race will […]

Kentucky Derby Festival Galloped with RaceJoy!

People galloped through the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon with RaceJoy! The Kentucky Derby Festival is the biggest party of the spring with more than 1.5 million people attending over 70 events. Many people don’t realize that the Kentucky Derby is filled with a weekend filled with festivities, and RaceJoy was fortunate enough to […]

RaceJoy Launches New Design of Setup Wizard

We are happy to announce we’ve redesigned our setup wizard screens to make the process easier and to ensure readability outdoors on race day. Using more vibrant, contrasting colors, you can now get race day ready on site, even on the sunniest of days. We’re excited by the new improvements and think you will be […]

Hogeye Marathon is in RaceJoy. It’s a pretty pig deal!

This weekend, the Hogeye Marathon & Relays is taking things to the next level by offering RaceJoy’s advanced tracking and interactive race day features in its 42nd running. With the addition of RaceJoy, participants can get an extra motivational lift by knowing others are tracking them, receiving live continual progress updates and fun, encouraging cheers […]

Custom Content for Races Now Available in RaceJoy

Convenient Access to Race Information RaceJoy has recently released new content capabilities for race organizers providing the ability to add custom content in three key areas: General Race Information Schedule of Events Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) All are self-administered by the race and edits can be made at any time through race day. Content is […]

Philly Breaks RaceJoy Usage Records. Youse Can’t Get Any Better Than This!

19,000 users             |           218,000 Progress Alerts    |           24,000 Cheers The 2017 AACR Philadelphia Marathon’s participants and supporting friends and family fully embraced RaceJoy’s race day technology and broke all RaceJoy’s usage records with 19,000 participants and spectators making use of the app to track and send cheers to runners. These 19,000 sent the most […]

Participants and Spectators Celebrate with RaceJoy!

This past weekend, RaceJoy was offered at two premier road races, the Madison Marathon in Wisconsin and the Charlotte Marathon in North Carolina. The races provided RaceJoy’s live phone tracking, progress alerts and cheer messages to participants and their supporting friends and families. Another big weekend for RaceJoy, with 12,400 people using the app and […]

The Hartford Marathon Brings the Joy to its Race Day Experience with RaceJoy’s Advanced Tracking!

One of the most known and largest races in Connecticut, the 2017 Hartford Marathon was all about determination, passion and community. The course showcases the revitalized riverfronts of Hartford and East Hartford with breathtaking views of the Connecticut River and classic New England charm of Old Main Street. And, to add to the scenic course […]

RaceJoy Geo Cheer Points, How-To

Below are instructions on how to add custom Geo Cheer Points to your map in RaceJoy. If you would prefer to learn about this feature in video format, click here.  With RaceJoy’s Geo Cheer Points, you can schedule audio messages to be automatically played as participants reach certain geographic positions on the course. This tool […]

RaceJoy for Relays

Attention race organizers of relay events! Do you want to provide tracking specifically for your relay participants and their teams? Are you interested in having access to a race day monitoring system that includes direct communication with your participants and key race day personnel? The RaceJoy for Relays video answers why relays use RaceJoy and […]

Participants Respond to RaceJoy at HAP Crim Festival of Races!

Every August, the City of Flint comes to life as thousands of runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts take part in the HAP Crim Festival of Races. A weekend-long celebration, the courses take racers through some of Flint’s most beautiful neighborhoods and challenging hills, with legendary entertainment and encouraging spectators all along the way. The race […]

RaceJoy Keeps Runners on Course

Burning River Offers Live Tracking and “Off Course” Alerts to Runners An exciting, 100- and 50-mile solo run and 100-mile relay held in Northeast Ohio, the Burning River Endurance Run & Relay travels through several of the region’s most scenic areas, including the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the Cleveland and Summit Metro Parks. This […]

Apple Changes the Rules for Event Apps

Apple has changed the rules for what passes as a valid app (Will Apple’s App Store New Guidelines Trouble Event Apps?) and has started removing hundreds of thousands of apps based on these new guidelines. What this means: If your race has a light weight app that is basically content, or is created from a core […]

RaceJoy Goes Extreme in Alaska!

This past weekend the inaugural Alaskaman Extreme Triathlon took place and was the first race in Alaska to provide RaceJoy’s advanced tracking and cheers. Offering one of the most challenging and breathtaking extreme triathlons in North America, this new race experience is sure to be on the top of serious athletes’ bucket lists. Alaskaman caps […]

Endurance Swimming Discovers RaceJoy!

This past weekend RaceJoy hit the water with its first all-swim event, the Portland Bridge Swim. The Portland Bridge Swim is approximately 11 miles. The course runs under 11 of Portland, Oregon’s Willamette River bridges, through downtown and beyond. This is a significant challenge and a huge accomplishment for the participants. Safety is Key! Safety […]

RunSignUp’s RaceDay Photos Platform Goes Mobile with RaceJoy!

RunSignUp’s RaceDay Photos platform is now being delivered in RaceJoy’s race day mobile app. Participants can now have quick access to their race day photos in addition to RaceJoy’s live tracking and cheer sending. A free and open platform, RunSignUp’s RaceDay Photos enables race organizers, photographers or timers with the ability to easily manage their […]

Rock Lobster Relay Rocks RaceJoy!

This past weekend the 2nd Annual Rock Lobster Relay, a multi-day 200 mile course along the scenic Maine coastline, offered RaceJoy for the second year in a row. 52 teams competed and 614 runners and supporting spectators used RaceJoy over the weekend! The Rock Lobster Relay is known for its firsts…   This relay is […]

RaceJoy Introduces Course Gamification for Race Organizers and Sponsors

Geo-Positioning of Customized Audio Messages to Participants May 26, 2017 – Moorestown, NJ – RunSignUp’s race day mobile application, RaceJoy, announces its newest feature, custom Cheer Points, for race organizers of running, walking and cycling events. Race organizers can now schedule custom audio messages to be delivered to participants’ phones at designated geographic positions along […]

Fastest Runner to Run with RaceJoy! Places First in 2017’s Maine Coast Marathon

“Being able to share my race experience with my family and others with an improved level of detail via RaceJoy was pretty awesome.” Rob Gomez On May 14, Rob Gomez, placed first and won the Maine Coast Marathon with a finish time of 2:34 averaging 5:54 minute miles. Rob’s time would have been even less […]

May Brings New Usage Records for RaceJoy!

Part One! Record Usage over One Race Weekend and One Race We are seeing record RaceJoy usage on multiple fronts in this popular running month of May! This is a three part series demonstrating the full adoption of RaceJoy’s innovative race day technology. First up is the record for overall usage over a single race […]

First Race to Use RaceJoy’s New Relay Release!    

RaceJoy’s newest relay release made its debut this last weekend at Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races. RaceJoy’s latest release breaks new ground for relay teams and runners at this Connecticut race were able to be the first to experience it!   Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races Cheshire Road Races offers a half marathon, a 2-person […]

RaceJoy Issues New Relay Team Release

Newest Breakthrough for Relay Team Tracking Now Available April 28, 2017 – Moorestown, NJ – RunSignUp’s mobile application, RaceJoy, announces its newest relay team live tracking release for running, walking and cycling events. RaceJoy is the industry’s leading race day technology solution with live tracking, cheer sending and race day monitoring. This newest release offers […]

Glass City Marathon Offers Live Race Day Experience with RaceJoy!

138,000 Progress Alerts Issued! As one of the first marathons to ever offer RaceJoy, the 2017 Mercy Health Glass City Marathon delivered a live race day experience for those at the race site and for remote spectators. RaceJoy was a significant component of this along with the event’s live streaming and interviews on race day. […]

Race Organizers: Why Sign Up for RaceJoy Before Registration Starts?

Before your registration opens, make sure to get your race enabled for RaceJoy. Here are the top five reasons for enabling sooner rather than later. Reason One: Promotion and Visibility = Increase Registrations The sooner you get your race loaded and live in RaceJoy, the sooner your promotion begins. RaceJoy’s Race Calendar currently includes more […]

Bring on the Chocolate Town Challenge!

Runners and walkers can’t resist the draw of the Chocolate Town Challenge in Hershey, Pennsylvania – the Sweetest Place on Earth! The challenge consists of two events; one in the Spring that was held this last weekend and offers a 10k distance and then a Fall half marathon event in October. This past weekend held […]

Get the Scoop on the RaceJoy Tools Available for the Race Operations Team!

We’ve taken RaceJoy’s foundational live Race Day features that are focused on the participant experience and repurposed them to provide powerful information for race operations. The key features available for Race Organizers are: Tracking: In-app live GPS tracking of race operations team Monitoring: At-a-glance view of race operations and participants on the course Performance stats […]

Lively Connections at Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness!

This past weekend, race organizers of the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon Madness offered a fully-connected race using RaceJoy –  not just for the participants and spectators, but for the race operations team as well. This was the first time the Wrightsville Beach Marathon used RaceJoy and people fully embraced the new technology – close to […]

Tobacco Road Marathon Offers RaceJoy’s Live Tracking on Picturesque Course!

The 2017 Tobacco Road Marathon and Half Marathon offered RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking and cheer sending for the first time! This popular race weekend offers more than 20 miles of picturesque experience along the American Tobacco Trail in Cary, North Carolina. The Tobacco Road race weekend has grown to attract runners from around the world […]

Picturesque Seaside, Florida Offers A Special Race Experience for a Great Cause!

The Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K is known for its picturesque setting in north Florida. People love doing this race with its out-and-back course featuring quaint beach towns (resembling homes like those in the Truman Show), dune lakes and beautiful beaches. This is the race that you hear about that gives a Vera Bradley […]

To Click or Not to Click “Start My Race” in RaceJoy

We frequently get asked, ‘Do I really need to click the Start My Race button as I cross the start line?’ We understand that some would rather not worry about clicking the button at the start of the race, and the simple answer to this question is: No, you do not have to click the […]

Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon Brings the Thrill of RaceJoy to the Perfect Winter Event!

This past weekend, the Publix Fort Lauderdale A1A Marathon, presented by Colavita, offered its participants and supporting family and friends the unique RaceJoy experience along with the thrill, entertainment and beauty that encapsulates the race site in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Those who downloaded RaceJoy had access to free live phone tracking, GPS-based progress alerts at […]

10th Anniversary DONNA Marathon Weekend Runs to Finish Breast Cancer and Breaks RaceJoy Records!

This past weekend, the 10th Anniversary running of the DONNA Marathon Weekend provided RaceJoy’s full interactive race day experience to participants and their supporting families and friends, courtesy of SpectraShield.  Close to 85,000 progress alerts were issued over race weekend giving real-time information to participants and spectators and breaking RaceJoy’s records! SpectraShield, a manhole and […]

RaceJoy Debuts Race Calendar Release

Industry’s Leading Race Day Tracking App Announces Race Search Tool RunSignUp’s RaceJoy announces its newest release of RaceJoy, the leading real-time tracking app for running and cycling events. RaceJoy’s new version now offers runners and cyclists with a convenient race calendar of upcoming events. All race events that use RunSignUp’s registration services will automatically appear […]

RaceJoy Announces Race Day Communications Breakthrough

Race Day Audio Messaging Through Mobile Platform December 20, 2016 – Moorestown, NJ – RunSignUp’s RaceJoy leading race day mobile application announces its direct audio messaging as part of its Race Day monitoring system for race organizers of running, cycling and triathlon events. As part of RaceJoy’s Race Day monitoring system race organizers are now […]

Best Damn Race Offers Big Race Experience at Local Race Series

The Best Damn Race Series is taking things to the next level by offering RaceJoy’s advanced tracking and interactive race day features at all its races in the series – Cape Coral, Jacksonville, Safety Harbor, Orlando and New Orleans! With the addition of RaceJoy, participants and supporting friends and family have access to live phone […]

Runners Blasted Off with RaceJoy at the Space Coast Marathon!

49,000 Progress Alerts   –   93% Usage   –   6,500 Cheers   –   1,200 Phones Tracked At the 45th anniversary of the Space Coast Marathon & Half Marathon participants and their supporting friends and family were treated to an out-of-this-world experience with RaceJoy’s interactive race day features. Courtesy of Thales Group, those who downloaded the mobile app had […]

Does Your Race Need a Native App?

We made a decision almost 2 years ago that we would not have a stand alone app for registration that consumers would use, and that RaceJoy would be a single app, and we would not create an app for each race. There is a blog making the rounds “Why Native Apps are Doomed“. Here are […]

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