RunScore has created a nice video that explains how to upload results from RunScore to RunSignup.
As the industry has undergone rapid, significant change – timers have the opportunity position themselves as industry leaders by helping races to adjust their approach and provide flexible race experiences. RunSignup’s RaceDay Suite of technology empowers timers with the tools to support this changing landscape. From No Touch Pre-Race Services: Virtual & challenge event registration […]
Real races continue to happen as timers lead our industry into the “new normal”. This past weekend, the Social Distance 5K provided a truly competitive racing experience for the participants while adhering to all local and state regulations and CDC social distancing and safety guidelines. Please note that all states and communities have different reopening […]
As areas of the country are preparing for the gradual lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, RunSignup is working on ways we can support the industry through technology. We are pleased to share that RaceDay Scoring and The Race Director now have the ability to capture both start and finish reads with overlapping start and finish time […]
We are excited to share that auto result submission for virtual events is now available in RunSignup’s race day app, RaceJoy. Those participants using RaceJoy for GPS tracking and cheer sending, will have their GPS-based results automatically submitted to the race as they cross the finish line. For events using RunSignup’s Virtual Results, this data […]
The timer survey findings are in! This was the industry’s first timer-focused market survey and provided some valuable insights. We received input from 213 industry timers. The survey was open to all timers. Though, we expect we had a higher concentration of timers that currently use RunSignup’s platform of products, the sample size was large […]
When added to a race, timers now have access to expo mode and registration closed settings. This makes RaceDay easier for the race and easier for timers.
RaceDay Certified Timer Spotlight: Tony Sapp Tony Sapp, a RaceDay Certified Timer and owner of Negative Split Productions, shares valuable insights on ways timers can create a competitive advantage by utilizing RunSignup’s RaceDay Suite. Tony owns and operates worldwide events that specialize in extreme format courses. He has identified ways to gain operational efficiencies while preserving unique and […]
Tour De Donut applied a creative approach with RaceJoy‘s participant tracking at its recent donut eating cycling event in Troy, Ohio. Their timing company, Good Times Event Services (GT Races), displayed RaceJoy’s live tracking screens of the four cycling courses from their timing vehicle (shown below). This drew attention from the spectators and cyclists and […]
New Award to Recognize Exceptional Race Timer We are very excited to launch the annual Alan Jones Timer Award to recognize an industry race timer who has clearly made an impact on improving the race industry. See the official press release here. Overview As the backbone of the race industry, timers have the opportunity to […]
Back by popular demand! For timers that were not able to make one of the sold-out RaceDay Timer Certification sessions in January, we are offering a web-based certification opportunity on March 19. After completing this day of in-depth sessions timers will have exclusive access to special pricing, free race day tools, and new revenue opportunities. […]
Jamie Orr, founder of Run The East, a Greenville, North Carolina based race timing and event management service provider recently completed RunSignup’s RaceDay Certification program. We noticed he was making full use of the various RaceDay Suite of Technology that RunSignup offers. So, we checked in with him to get some insights that we could […]
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 […]
We have introduced the ability for races and timers to agree to increase the processing fee on transactions, and for that extra fee to be paid directly to the timer. This allows timers and races to pass along some of the cost of timing a race to participants in the processing fee. This is very […]
We have added a simple mechanism to invite additional timing staff to share your timer dashboard:
We have released the first wave of our new Timer Dashboard. As the name implied, this is for timers to be able to manage all of their races in a single place – whether they are the Partner for a race, the actual race director or have been added as the Timer for a race: […]
Louisville, CO & Moorestown, NJ – ChronoTrack, Athlinks and RunSignUp have jointly announced a new partnership, the first of its kind. ChronoTrack is the world’s largest provider of timing hardware, software, and scoring technology, serving over 13 million athletes globally and 25 of the 30 largest races in the USA. Athlinks is the world’s largest […]
If a race gives a timer access, then the timer will now be able to access to create and edit widgets.
RunScore and Race Director, the two leading providers of timing software, independently polled their users to ascertain the registration providers most used and most liked by their user base. These surveys, a follow-up to a similar 2014 survey, help identify the registration providers that are most prominent among the timers served by the software companies. The combined RunScore […]
We have added a new Calendar Results Widget option for partners that is the same look and feel as the option available in Partner Websites. Configuration option is as shown below:
At our 2015 RunSignUp Race Director/Timer Symposium, Andy Marsh from Playmakers shared his view of the synthesis between Races, Training Programs, and Running Stores: We’ve shared our philosophy of the Running Community before; that the running community is made up of tens of thousands of micro-communities that overlap – races, running clubs, running stores, timers, as […]
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 Rotpac Racing Case Study focuses on how a Timer can work with their Race Directors to create the best race experience. View the PDF Version of the Rotpac Racing Case […]
The Race Director is software many timers use for scoring and timing races. One of the challenges is syncing information from RunSignUp to The Race Director where there are incompatible fields and data. Timers will usually keep very short codes for Giveaways rather than the long descriptions that RunSignUp allows. The Race Director sync utility […]