Todd Spears of Agape Timing has taking the Video Results in a new direction with 360 degree video cameras. Click on the “Video” link on one of the finishers for the Eagle Scholarship 5K. View it on a phone or iPad so you can get the 360 effect by moving your phone around at different angles. […]
The el Camino del Inmigrante began its inaugural 150 mile pilgrimage this past Saturday with dozens of people making the trek from the Mexico/United States border to Los Angeles. Participants are showing their support for immigration reform and to pay tribute to those who have died while attempting to immigrate to the United States. Event […]
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 […]
Following up on our earlier post about licensing music for events, a number of timers and race directors use our Video Results. When they upload their video to YouTube, there is a chance that there is music in the background. In the past YouTube might shut down the video, but it looks like they have […]
We have started off a major project to update all of our How To content and videos. Over the next couple of months this will expand into automated FAQ pages for race websites as well. We have started with Runner based videos. Here is a list with the YouTube – feel free to use these […]
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 […]
Appalachian Timing has put together a great set of video tutorials for their race directors to help them use RunSignUp. Remember, you can use any of the RunSignUp How To Videos and embed the YouTube right on your site as well.
Steve Stone of Best Times Event Timing is kind enough to share his experience in setting up for video results. Camera Positioning I think we have final found a good GoPro camera position for filming finish line videos. From the attached picture, you can see that we set up our GoPro in the middle of the […]
This Thanksgiving Ron Synup took his GoPro to the Lansing Turkey Trot and filmed the finish line. This is using RunSignUp’s Video Results capability. The top lessons learned: Do not film at super high resolutions and cut down the time that you film. The longer the video and the higher the resolution, the more time […]
We have released a bunch of new How To Videos. These are an important resource for race directors and timers to learn the system, and also get new ideas to implement in your race. Go to https://runsignup.com/How-To and peruse the list. Here are the new videos: https://runsignup.com/How-To/Edit-Multiple-Events https://runsignup.com/How-To/Re-Enter-Race-Wizard https://runsignup.com/How-To/Customize-Race-Page https://runsignup.com/How-To/Edit-Participant-Info https://runsignup.com/How-To/Manage-Participants https://runsignup.com/How-To/EventGrouping https://runsignup.com/How-To/CustomParticipantCaps This is a […]
Here is a quick (7 minutes) video on how to upload results as well as link YouTube Results video as well. Video results are incredibly easy and inexpensive. You can buy a GoPro camera for as little as $129. Uploading to YouTube is simple and free – and GoPro has software that makes this incredibly […]
We were doing a lot of video work on documenting the Race Director and Timer Symposium (you can see it all on our new Customer Page). We now are going back and updating all of our How To Videos – starting with the Race Wizard. Watch the snazzy new opening.
In the first weekend after releasing video results, we had at least 4 races use this new feature! For example and example and example. And we got some rave reports: “We added video to two of our results pages from the weekend: super easy to set up on the RSU end (YouTube is another story), and a […]
Matthew Smeltzer of Competitive Timing in Montana gave us a great idea! Tie YouTube videos to your results. For example, upload a video of the finish line to YouTube. After you have uploaded results to RunSignUp, simply edit video settings of which YouTube video, the first person’s time in the video and the offset from the […]