Rowan University: Leaderboard Field Experience Project

December 2022 We just completed the sponsorship of another successful project with students from Rowan University.   Two teams of students enrolled in the Computer Field Experience Course took part in an intensive 12 week hands-on project building a solution using the RunSignup API. The students operated completely independant as a “software services vendor” gathering […]

RaceDay Scoring Software Update

Did you miss the recent RaceDay Scoring software update for the month of October provided by Matt Avery? No worries, you can watch the recorded webinar here: The RaceDay team developers are churning out improvements. Some of October’s changes include the following feature updates. Feature Updates Added shut down confirmation dialogWe have had reports of […]

WICLAX Timing Software Integrates with RunSignUp

WICLAX is timing and scoring software popular in Europe. We met them at the RFID conference, and they are expanding into the US and wanted to integrate with RunSignUp. We pointed them to the RunSignUp Open API documentation in February, and they have it all working in May! The recently announced this in their blog post. […]

The Race Director 2018 Now Available

The Race Director, one of the two leading timer scoring software packages in the market, has released the 2018 version.To get started with Race Director 2018, please renew your annual support subscription now.  You can update your support subscription using the Buy Now button found under the Download menu at website, or click the […]

RaceTec Timing & Results Integration

RaceTec is an advanced race scoring and results platform developed by Graeme Vincent. It is widely used around the world for large and small races across many race types. It is known for many advanced features and instant web-based results. RaceTec has done an integration with RunSignUp so that timers can easily sync participant information. […]

Fleet Feet Rochester & Buffalo and YellowJacket Racing 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 Case Study focuses on how a Running Store, Training Programs, and a Racing Company support each other. View the PDF Version of the Fleet Feet Rochester & Buffalo and YellowJacket […]

Cape Cod Marathon is the First Massachusetts Race to Deliver RaceJoy!

In its 38th year, the Cape Cod Marathon Weekend delivered an innovative race experience to race participants and their supporting fans with RaceJoy. Hosted by Falmouth Track Club, the race is put on by runners who know what runners truly want in a race experience. The race organizers provided RaceJoy’s full premium experience as a […]

Queen Bee Half Marathon Offers Two Forms of Runner Tracking

The Queen Bee Half Marathon, a women’s half marathon located in Cincinnati, Ohio, offered two ways to track runners at their race this weekend, including official race-timed alerts in their mobile app and GPS live tracking with progress alerts in RaceJoy’s mobile app. Race organizers are the same organizers of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon […]

New Partner Dashboard

We have released a new Partner Dashboard for our customers like Timers, Race Series, Running Stores Running Clubs and others with many races to manage. The first thing existing partners will notice is the fact we use the same layout menu system that the Race Dashboard uses. However we made this black and grey so […]

Who’s Attending the RunSignUp Race Director/Timer Symposium?

We’re gearing up for our 2nd Annual Race Director/Timer Symposium in a little over a month.  Customers are often curious about who else will be at the event, and what type of experience other attendees will have to share…so here’s a little bit about the current attendee list: States Represented: 23 British Oversees Territories Represented: 1 (Bermuda!) […]

People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay Offers Premium Race Experience!

People’s United Bank Vermont City Marathon & Relay is one of those premium races that surrounds the runner and spectator with race centric services that you don’t see at every race. Race organizers at RunVermont truly focus on ways in which to add to the race experience, and not just for race participants, but spectators […]

Playmakers 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 Playmakers Case Study focuses on Running Store Race Calendars, registration for Races & Training Teams, and advising local races.  View the PDF Version of the Playmakers Case Study   […]

Ford Timing 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 Ford Timing Case Study focuses on Integration with the Race Director, Widgets for existing Websites, and RunSignUp GO features.  View the PDF Version of the Ford Timing Case Study […]

Race Director/Timer Symposium Videos

As a part of our RunSignUp Customer Video Page, we have the official release of the Presentations from the first RunSignUp Race Director/Timer Symposium in July.  We had some really dynamic, innovative Presenters, and we are thrilled to be able to share their knowledge with all our Customers. Presentation Videos include: Growing a Small Race By Kelly […]

RunSignUp Integration with Agee Timing Software

Agee Race Timing Software has partnered with RunSignUp to provide a comprehensive integration with their Race Timing Software. Brian Agee has put together a complete manual for the integration here.  A few highlights: Race Setup If you have existing races on RunSignUp and want to download the information into your  Agee Software, simply use the Options menu to […]


Innovation: The act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods. As technology people, we love the opportunity to continually innovate and bring new features to the table…but don’t mistake innovation for instability.  We believe innovative technology should still be reliable technology. Have ideas? Challenge us!

Your Favorite Features

We take pride in our our continual feature development, but it is still really overwhelming to hear our customers talk about how features have changed their workload and driven their businesses. The most amazing thing?  Most of these customers also told us that they know they are only using a small percentage of the available features.  Just […]

The Race Director Integration Training Videos

Roger Bradshaw, the creator of The Race Director, has kindly created a couple of videos that demonstrate how to do the integration between RunSignUp and The Race Director. You can also see written instructions here. Basic Integration – transferring and syncing Participant information and Results Triathlons and Team Relays

Race Calendar Widget Updates

The RunSignUp Race Calendar Widget is useful for Timers, Running Clubs and Running Stores who want to have a list of races in their area on their own websites. The example on the right is from Playmakers Running Store in Michigan. The calendar widget lists races. All you need to do is put a simple line […]

10,000+ Results for Spring Lake 5

The Spring Lake 5 Miler launched the Memorial Day weekend “Down the Shore” in New Jersey. Over 10,000 people participated in this race that has been held since 1977. Spring Lake and their timer, Elite Racing Systems, used the RunSignUp Results engine to help deliver results to participants. If you click on Results, it takes you […]

The Race Director – RunSignUp Integration Manual

Here is the most recent integration manual: Getting Started – RunSignUp and The Race Director Integration (2014) Getting Started – RSU RD 2015 Getting Started – Race Director Cloud Teams and Triathlons The latest version includes support for “Super Events” – where a participant is assigned to two “divisions” in The Race Director parlance, or […]

Safe Synch – Disabling Race Directors Ability to Change User Information

We now give you a way to save yourself, other race directors or your timer from making mistakes.  We call it “Safe Synching”.  If you set it to on in the Miscellaneous Settings tab, then changes you make to a participant’s information will not be saved. We are calling this “Safe Synching” in honor of […]

The Race Director Training in Chicago

Roger Bradshaw of The Race Director will be conducting a live training session in Chicago on March 19 for Timers who are using, or want to use The Race Director for finish line timing, scoring and results. RunSignUp will be there as well, and there will be hand-on training on the Race Director – RunSignUp […]

Timer Partner Program Overview

We did a Timer Training in San Antonio this past weekend.  For those who were not there, we are posting the slides and information we covered. There were two parts.  First, we did an overview of the Timer Partner Program and of the high level features of RunSignUp and the ones specific to Timers.  Next, […]

RunScore – RunSignUp Integration Manual

Alan Jones has written a new manual, complete with example scripts for RunScore users on how to integrate with RunSignUp. Download the RunScore and RunSignUp Integration Manual. This short and simple manual includes information on: Logging into RunSignUp from RunScore Download Event and Participant information from RunSignUp to RunScore Upload Participant information from RunScore to RunSignUp […]

The Race Director – RunSignUp Integration

RunSignUp and The Race Director Offer Timers Full Life-Cycle Participant and Result Management Download and Sync Participant Information between RunSignUp and The Race Director at the click of a button Upload Results Automatically to either My-Finish and/or RunSignUp Results Nov. 5, 2013 – Moorestown, NJ and Fremont, MI – RunSignUp and The Race Director are […]

RunScore – RunSignUp Integration Feedback

This is from Kei – one of the RunScore gurus! “I have had so much enjoyment working with RunSignUp on several of my latest races. The integration of their API with RunScore is great. Extremely easy and robust. I log on to the race in RunScore and am asked if I want to keep “Sync with Server” active. […]

Financials for Partners – Part 1

RunSignUp has a Partner Program designed for Timers and Race Managers who have multiple races to manage.  As part of the new financial system, there will be a number of new capabilities that will be introduced initially and over time to make life easier. The Partner revenue share reports will look off until after the […]

Sharing Access to Your Race

As a race director, you have a lot of people that you need to share information with.  And the solution is NOT to give your username and password to everyone! RunSignUp provides a simple “Information Sharing” section for your race.  You add any number of people to several different types of access: Edit Participants Full […]

February Race Director Newsletter

How to work with your Timer Ask any race director, and they will say the most important person they work with is their timer. Working together with your timer, you can enhance the experience for the runners in your race. There are several ideas that we have seen race directors and timers implement with RunSignUp recently: […]

Geek Time – Open API and uploading Divisions and Awards winners

This will interest very few people in terms of the technical details, but it is another example of how software providers can use the Open API.  We are currently working with a results software company and they want to upload Division Winners and Awards.  A common (but complex) example is that the overall Male and […]

RunScore Updates Participant Download Capability

RunScore has updated their ability to download Participant information from RunSignUp and ChronoTrack Live.  Timers can now easily select one or more Events (5K and 10K) to download or update at once. We are starting to see timers and race directors leave online registration open on the day of the race.  This makes it easy […]

RunScore Results Integration

RunScore is our first partner who has taken full advantage of the RunSignUp Open API to make life simple for timers and race directors who want to get results posted FAST! Alan Jones of RunScore did the integration. It goes full circle.  From within the RunScore system, you can click a couple of buttons and […]

Results Notifications

Now that RunSignUp has all these cool Results Posting and Results Viewing options, we have added Notifications! Race Directors need to enable “Find A Runner” and “Results Notifications” under the Customize Tab.  Then whenever results are posted, whomever signs up for notification will get that notification via either email or cell phone.  This makes it […]

Mobile Timing How-To Videos

We now have videos to help you use our iPhone Mobile Timer application. See more about the Timer Application, or view the open source code! This is perfect for timing small races and providing real time results to runners – even with txt notifications. Pretty cool.  (And a special thanks to Billy Connolly, our iPhone […]