Announcing RaceJoy Anywhere for Virtual Events

Official Mobile Race Experience From Any Location We are incredibly excited to announce RaceJoy is now available for location independence events. Virtual event organizers can now offer RaceJoy for both location independent and defined course route race experiences for participants of running, walking, cycling, and water events. RaceJoy delivers an official interactive race experience that […]

Participant Tracking: Promotion = Usage, Less Questions

Most races offer some form participant tracking as it has become a standard expectation of participants and spectators alike. However, each race is different in the types of tracking that is being offered. Some may issue just a start and finish alert, others issue alerts at points along the course, while others may offer continuous […]

Tour De Donut Puts RaceJoy on the Big Screen

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 […]

RaceJoy Paddles Through Nathan Benderson Park

This weekend, RaceJoy will be offered at its first Stand Up Paddle (SUP) event, the SUP & RUN 5K, taking place in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday, May 25th. The event offers participants the choice of a 5K run, 5K SUP, or a combined event including both courses. Now in its fifth year, the SUP & […]

RaceDay Certified Timers Embrace New Technology

It’s the first week after RunSignup’s RaceDay Certification tour and timers that went through the training are energetically embracing RaceJoy and RaceDay Scoring. Already, certified timers have enabled RaceJoy for more than 80 new races across the country. Some timers are choosing to try RaceJoy out at a smaller 5K event so they can get […]

Map Matters

RunSignUp’s RaceJoy recently held a webinar to share information about map matters in relation to RaceJoy’s race day mobile app. Below is a summation of what was covered or you can view the recording here: Topics covered include: Why Your Course Matters Map Adjustments Cell Conditions Verification Extra Value: Custom Map Markers Custom Cheer Points […]

Adroll Advertising and Tracking Updated

Your RunSignUp Race Website can now do Adroll remarketing by simply adding your Adroll Advertiser ID and Pixel ID in the RunSignUp dashboard. We are running a quick experiment on the Scott Coffee race over the next couple of weeks and will provide a fuller report on the benefits of Adroll in June. You can […]

More Ad Marketing Conversion Codes

We have added some new marketing ad conversion codes: Microsoft Bing MLive Tracking Shop Socially Townsquare Media The current full list is on the right. If you have one that you use, let us know and we can add it. If you don’t do web marketing yet, please consider using one of the ones we […]

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 […]

RaceJoy Overview Video for Race Organizers

Below is a new video we just put out that provides an overview of RaceJoy for race organizers thinking of offering advanced runner tracking for their event. The video is about 12 minutes and covers RaceJoy’s key features of live continuous tracking, GPS-based progress alerts and cheer sending. It also covers the additional value the […]

Ability Tour Embraces All Abilities with RaceJoy!

This weekend on Saturday, July 16, the Ability Tour is offering RaceJoy to its participants and spectators as part of the day’s experience. The inclusive bicycle event, organized by Peckham, Inc., is dedicated to raising awareness for people of ALL abilities and embraces those with disabilities so that they too can enjoy the road. The […]

Relay Races Hand Off RaceJoy to Runners!

We are seeing a trend of relay races – from marathon distances to multi-day 300+ miles – requesting to load their events into RaceJoy so that they can offer live runner tracking and cheers to their participants and spectators. RaceJoy provides interactive, real-time features to help relay teams on race day and for their supporting […]

Runners and Cyclists Across the Country Get RaceJoy for Free!

Over this last weekend, runners and cyclists around the country used RaceJoy to add to their race day experience. We had race participants use RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking, progress alerts and cheer sending in 13 races – from 5Ks to multi day relays! Of the races loaded, those with the highest usage were: Steamboat Marathon […]

How to Optimize Your Battery on Race Day: When Using RaceJoy’s GPS Tracking

RaceJoy does a lot to optimize your phone’s battery when using its advanced GPS tracking feature. Our testing has shown that you can expect an average of eight (8) hours of battery life for endurance events when using the RaceJoy’s tracking feature based on average cell conditions and phone battery condition. With newer phones, like […]

RaceJoy On Water!

This weekend, RaceJoy will be used in a whole new way at the Essex River Race! This is the first water race event to use RaceJoy’s live tracking and we are excited to see RaceJoy being put to use in this way! Race organizers are trying out RaceJoy at the Essex River Race in preparation […]

Maine Coast Offers RaceJoy for a Second Year!

The Shipyard Maine Coast Marathon will be held this weekend, Friday, May 13th through Sunday, May 15th, at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. The race offers a variety of course options, including a marathon, a half marathon, a half marathon relay and a back-to-back 39.3 Mile Challenge. Both are sold out with […]

Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon Offers Two Forms of Runner Tracking

The Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and Mini Marathon had two forms of runner tracking available at this Saturday’s event: race-timed progress alerts delivered via text messages and live continuous tracking and GPS alerts with RaceJoy’s GPS tracking.  Participants and spectators paid 99 cents for RaceJoy’s features. People are clearly adopting RaceJoy’s advanced tracking with more […]

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! […]

University of Michigan Runners Embrace RaceJoy!

Race organizers of the Big House 5K: Trail to the Victors at University of Michigan offered RaceJoy’s advanced tracking and cheers as a free service this last weekend. Participants and spectators embraced the technology with more than 500 users on race day! University-centered races such as this typically have higher usage in RaceJoy. These types of races […]

Runners and Cyclists Across the Nation Use RaceJoy!

This past weekend, RaceJoy was used by runners, walkers and cyclists at races across the nation! From California to South Carolina, people took advantage of RaceJoy’s GPS tracking and cheers to add to their race experiences and be supported by friends and family. The races with the highest RaceJoy usage were: California Classic Weekend – […]

1 Weekend, 2 Featured Races and 13,000 Tracking Alerts

This past weekend, the Alamo 13.1 in Texas and the Excalibur 10 Miler in Florida offered RaceJoy to their participants and supporting spectators. Participants and spectators at both events had access to RaceJoy’s advanced features: The Alamo 13.1 offered free live runner tracking along the course, GPS-based progress alerts at every mile, and cheers – […]

RaceJoy Brought the Joy!

From Florida to Utah and Louisiana in between! This past weekend RaceJoy was available at a lot of races, but three stood out with high usage from participants and spectators. These races showed that runners, walkers and spectators alike are embracing RaceJoy’s advanced tracking and cheers, opting for a special race day experience. The three […]

RaceJoy Offers Innovative and Prominent Ways to Showcase Sponsors

Customized Recognition for Free Runner Tracking & Cheers February 4, 2016 – Moorestown, NJ – RaceJoy, the leading real-time race participant tracking solution for running and triathlon race events, offers new and innovative ways to recognize and promote race sponsors. Race sponsors of RaceJoy’s buyout option receive prominent recognition for providing free tracking and cheers […]

RaceJoy Ready Your Race in 3 Simple Steps!

Any race can now easily offer advanced course tracking, GPS-based progress alerts and cheer sending with three simple steps through RaceJoy’s website. RaceJoy’s basic option is free to the race – participants and spectators pay a minor 99 cents per race in-app fee. Its no wonder we have a flood of races getting their events […]

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 […]

Cheers to Urban Bourbon Half Marathoners!

The Urban Bourbon Half Marathon this past weekend in Louisville, KY offered RaceJoy’s live phone tracking and cheer sending for a unique race experience. The race organizers provided RaceJoy’s live tracking and progress alerts as a complimentary service for its participants and spectators. Close to 1,000 people used RaceJoy for the Urban Bourbon Half Marathon. […]

Kansas’s Prairie Fire Marathon Delivered Race Joy!

This past weekend at the Prairie Fire Marathon was the first race in Kansas to offer RaceJoy’s mobile experience. Thanks to race organizers and Fidelity Bank, people were treated to a very unique race experience that included all RaceJoy’s bells and whistles! From official race timed alerts to live phone tracking and cheers, the Prairie […]

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 […]

Maine Marathoners Use RaceJoy’s Advanced Tracking

This last weekend included the 24th year of the Maine Marathon race in Portland, Maine and many finishers took advantage of RaceJoy’s advanced GPS tracking.  With more than 800 people using RaceJoy on race day, we had nearly 200 phones live tracked while completing the race. Race participants and supporting spectators received real-time progress alerts at […]

Fall Kickoff Sunday was a Big Race Day for RaceJoy’s GPS Tracking!

RaceJoy had a big turnout this weekend with four key races in the North East: Fifth Third Capital River Run Rochester Marathon Newport Liberty Half Marathon Detroit Women’s Half Marathon We had more than 2,000 people use RaceJoy for its GPS live runner/walker tracking on Sunday, September 20. RaceJoy’s app was well used, with 21,550 […]

Fifth Third Capital City River Run Offers RaceJoy’s Tracking for Free

First Road Race to Offer Free GPS Phone Tracking, Alerts and Cheers September 17, 2015 – Lansing, MI – Race organizers of the Fifth Third Capital City River Run, to be held on September 20, 2015, are providing participants and spectators an innovative tracking experience through RaceJoy, a RunSignUp product. RaceJoy is the leading GPS […]

2015 Altra Top of Utah Marathon, Once Again, Brings Joy to the Race

Organizers Offer RaceJoy for Second Year, Delivering an Innovative Race Experience September 14, 2015 —Logan, UT — The Altra Top of Utah Marathon, a Top of Utah Runners event, to be held on September 19, 2015, is once again offering RaceJoy, the leading GPS tracking application from RunSignUp.  Race organizers offer RaceJoy for its participants […]

RaceJoy Goes the Distance

This past weekend, RaceJoy was available for many different road races across the country, including two ultra distance courses where we experienced record-breaking usage by some incredible long-distance athletes. The longest usage of RaceJoy’s GPS tracking to date occurred at this past weekend’s Burning River 100 Mile event in Willoughby, Ohio with close to 30 […]

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 […]

The Biggest Loser RunWalk Race Series Helps to Encourage Race Participants with RaceJoy!

The Biggest Loser RunWalk race series offers a motivational, non-intimidating race experience at multiple premier destination locations across the country and throughout the year. Organized by former contestants of “The Biggest Loser,” Dan and Jackie Evans, the race series includes a variety of race distances, including 5K’s, 10K’s, Half Marathons, Off-Road Challenges and Kids’ Races. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ultra Relay Runners Use RaceJoy’s Live GPS Tracking

Starting on Friday, May 1 and running through Saturday, May 2, we had participants in the American Odyssey Ultra Relay race use RaceJoy’s live GPS tracking. This is a 200-mile, 36-hour relay race that travels from Gettysburg to Washington, DC. The race offers an “Odyssey” travel through history and defines Odyssey as: “…a long series of […]

Race Organizers and Sponsors Can Offer GPS Tracking Experience

We are now offering the option for race organizers to provide participants and spectators with an innovative tracking experience through RaceJoy, a unique mobile platform that provides real-time interactive experiences for road race participants with their supporting spectators. Race organizers can now offer, as a complimentary service, RaceJoy’s innovative experience that includes live GPS tracking, GPS […]

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 […]

Charlottesville Marathon Participants Use RaceJoy’s GPS Progress Alerts!

RunSignUp’s RaceJoy GPS tracking was in full swing this last weekend at the Charlottesville Marathon in Charlottesville, Virginia. A total of 225 race participants and spectators accessed RaceJoy for live phone tracking, cheer sending and progress alerts. On race day, 44 phones were tracked and close to 400 cheers were sent to race participants for […]

RunSignUp’s RaceJoy Live Tracking at Gate River Run

RunSignUp’s RaceJoy mobile platform was heavily accessed at Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida this weekend. Close to 250 people used RaceJoy’s PhoneTrak feature with about 110 being participants and 140 being spectators. Supporting spectators were tracking participants live on the race course from 104 cities in primarily the United States, but also in Denmark […]

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