Big Showing of Timers in Dallas, Texas!

We are at our second location of our four-city RaceDay Certification Timer Tour. Last week in Philadelphia went very well and we made some minor tweaks to the certification process based on our experience there. Timers are using the new and easy-to-use RaceDay CheckIn app to check in for the certification training. We emailed out QR […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Madison Marathon Ran with RaceJoy!

Ever run a race and wish you had a little help from your friends or a way to motivate you through a rough spot? Well, that is what RaceJoy was built for and this last weekend’s Madison Marathon and Half Marathon participants made full use of it! During the Madison Marathon weekend, nearly 3,000 people […]

Queen Bee Half Marathon Participants Buzzed with Race Joy!

The Queen Bee Half Marathon on Saturday, October 8th buzzed through Cincinnati as more than 3,000 finishers took to the streets. Race organizers of the Flying Pig Marathon are also the hosts of this weekend’s women’s half marathon and offered RaceJoy’s interactive race day experience to their participants and spectators for free for the second […]

New RaceJoy Race Day Monitoring System

We are very excited to share that our first version of RaceJoy’s Race Day Monitoring system is now available for race organizers who offer RaceJoy’s live tracking! Organizers can track runners/cyclists and the race operations team live from a web console and have immediate access to information to help them manage race operations and respond […]

Runners and Spectators Fly with RaceJoy at the Flying Pig Marathon!

119,000+ Progress Alerts, 17,500 Cheers and 12,500 Users This year, special thanks to sponsor Cincinnati Inc., runners and supporting fans were treated to RaceJoy’s advanced runner tracking and cheer sending – and the response was simply amazing. People of all ages and fitness levels embraced new technology and put it to its full use that […]

Do Runners Carry Their Phones While Running?

According to the soon to be released Running USA’s 2016 National Runner Survey, the answer is YES! This year’s study reports that 60% of runners carry their phones while running. This number continues to rise each year and shows the growing influence that technology has on the running industry –this is great news for RaceJoy! […]

SpectraShield Offers Free Tracking and Cheers at 26.2 with Donna!

Finishing Breast Cancer and Connecting Family and Friends. RaceJoy’s live tracking and cheer experience was provided to all 26.2 with Donna race participants and their supporting families and friends courtesy of SpectraShield. An early adopter of the RaceJoy technology, the 26.2 with Donna helped fuel RaceJoy’s launch and continued growth to close to 200,000 downloads […]

How to Build Your Own Race Map!

To have a race loaded into RaceJoy, races need to submit an electronic course map in GPX or KML format so that RaceJoy’s system can create an interactive race course for the event. These maps are then used to track race participants and to provide GPS Progress Alerts at every mile. The alerts sent are […]

Solano Turkey Trot Case Study

We have a series Customer Case Studies, in which we take your stories and share your challenges and successes as a learning tool for other RunSignUp users.  This Solano Turkey Trot Case Study focuses on the benefits of easy access sharing, and changing race day registration.  View the PDF Version of the Solano Turkey Trot Case Study […]

Even the Maine Lobsters Love Some RaceJoy!

It was a fun weekend for RaceJoy at the Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon & 5K. Not only were we onsite for this event, but we also got to eat some delicious lobster during the Lobster Bake and the chance to meet great people over the course of the weekend. The Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon & […]

RaceJoy Celebrates Independence Day with Patriotic Themed Races!

July 4 is always a big race day across the country. People used RaceJoy at all types of running races this past weeke­­nd – from the iconic Peachtree Road Race in Georgia to the Team RWB Firecracker Race in Daytona. July 4 is always a big race day across the country. People used RaceJoy at […]

Utah Valley Marathon runners use RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking!

This last weekend was the Contour Utah Valley Marathon, which offers one of the fastest Boston qualifier courses in the nation. This is a great spring race with many course options (Full marathon, half marathon and 10K). So, there is something for everyone, and it is in the amazing setting of Utah! The race director […]

Zions Bank Ogden Marathon Delivers RaceJoy!

This past weekend race organizers of the Zions Bank Ogden Marathon offered the full RaceJoy experience to participants and spectators. This race attracts people from around the globe with its beautiful mountainous and fast course. More than 5,000 participants and spectators used RaceJoy for the Ogden Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K. Spectators from 46 states […]

RaceJoy News: 2015 Zions Bank Ogden Marathon Brings Joy to the Race

The Zions Bank Ogden Marathon, a GOAL Foundation event, to be held on May 16, 2015, is once again offering RaceJoy, a RunSignUp mobile race application. This is the second year race organizers offer RaceJoy to provide a unique experience for participants and spectators. With features like live runner GPS tracking, timing progress alerts, cheer […]

Flying Pig Offers Two Ways to Track Runners – Bib Tag Alerts and Live GPS

This last weekend, one of the nation’s favorite races, The Flying Pig Marathon, offered two ways for participants to be tracked. The race offered text alert tracking as participants crossed certain mile points on the course based on their bib tag crossing these points. This provided supporting spectators with the participant’s pace and estimated finish […]

Scranton Half Marathon Embraces RaceJoy’s GPS Tracking

This past weekend was a big race weekend in the United States. Overall, RaceJoy had close to 2,000 users over the course of the weekend and 340 phones were tracked with at least one supporting spectator tracking them. More than 7,000 GPS-timed Progress Alerts were sent out, as well as 1,700 cheers. We are continuing […]

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