Thanksgiving 2020: Participant Stories

In spite of the significant drop in participation, the tradition of running on Thanksgiving Day continued – as seen on social media across the country. A few highlights: The Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash made a fun and inspiring video, highlighting runners across their community and reminding everyone of the cause they were running for. And […]

Thanksgiving 2020: By the Numbers

Like many things in 2020, Thanksgiving Day (historically the busiest running day of the year) looked different in 2020. Nonetheless, we’re thankful for all the race directors, timers, and nonprofits who used our technology this Thanksgiving to keep the holiday running tradition alive. So how did it turn out? The Holiday Tradition Continued While Turkey […]

How We Grow Turkey Trots

As we reported in our Thanksgiving Stats blog, we handled a record number of Thanksgiving Day registrations this year – 423,306 compared to 365,618 in 2017. Some of that growth is because we are growing as a company, adding 68 races, and some of that can be attributed to the national increase in Turkey Trot […]

Gobble up some RaceJoy!

Thanksgiving is here and that means the biggest race day of the year! This national holiday brings traditions of family gatherings, the biggest travel day of the year, food comas, football games, and turkey trots all across the country. According to Running USA, Thanksgiving has become the most popular racing day in the country, outpacing […]

New York Times: Thanksgiving is a Day of Running

 Turkey Day is coming!  We’re not the only ones noticing how many races there are on Thanksgiving Day: the New York Times acknowledged that for hundreds of thousands, Thanksgiving is now a day of running: http://tinyurl.com/qg6scls Turkey Trot Race Directors: There’s a nice little survey at the bottom of the article to find out what Thanksgiving races people […]

Gobble Gobble Four Miler 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 Gobble Gobble Four Miler Case Study focuses on creating techniques for fundraising and engaging Sponsors.  View the PDF Version of the Gobble Gobble Four Miler Case Study Overview: The Gobble Gobble […]

Run Thru the Woods Thanksgiving Day 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 Run Thru the Woods Case Study focuses on building a community event and making Race Day easy.  View the PDF Version of the Run Thru the Woods Case Study Overview: In […]

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