RunSignup Introduces Real-Time Strategy for Race Day

RunSignup, the leading registration and technology provider for endurance events in the United States, announces the launch of its next-generation race day technology, featuring real-time data integration for endurance events. RunSignup continues to discover and expand functionality across its RaceDay products and with third party technology partners. The company is unveiling several new race day technology advancements at RunSignup University on June 11 that include real-time chip timing alerts now in RaceJoy, a revamped Mobile Timing App, and expanded integration with third party technology partners.

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Monmouth University Cross-Country Leaderboard Project

On April 12, 2024 Monmouth University Software Engineering students (now graduates) Vincent Loretta and Connor Bennett presented their  Senior Practicum project at the 22nd Annual Monmouth University Student Research Conference.  Vincent and Connor selected to build a software service  that works with…

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Development Progress in Early 2024

We have all company meetings every 2-3 weeks where different departments share their progress over the past 10-12 weeks. Over the past two weeks we had our Platform team and then our Event Day development teams present, and we thought we would…

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RaceDay Primer for Race Directors

Today, technology advancements now means any sized race can offer many of the same race day features that even the largest races, like the NYC Marathon, offers. All races can now offer real time tracking, split alerts based on timing equipment on the course, officially scored finish times within seconds of participants’ finishing, txt notifications, online photos, and more. In addition, newer technology innovations like dynamic bib assignment are bring a host of advantages such as reduced cost, greater efficiencies, and more revenue by allowing registration to remain open even after the gun goes off. But much of this is kind of a mystery to race directors, and this blog aims to help race directors understand all that is available to them so that they can deliver the quality of a big race experience regardless of the event size and budget.

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Empowering Timers with Event Day Innovation

Watch this video for Bob Bickel’s insights into RunSignup’s strategy to help timers provide foundational technology for race events. In the fast-paced world of event management, where every second counts, leveraging cutting-edge technology is the key to success.

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Race Result Scoring and RunSignup Integration

There are many timers in the US that use Race Result for scoring and RunSignup for Registration. RunSignup will release an integration in January, 2024 to support timers who use both systems.  We are seeking feedback and initial beta testers in late December,…

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RaceDay in The Keys: Islamorada Half Marathon

RunSignup’s RaceDay’s software developers and support teams recently had the pleasure of joining one of our valued timers, Race Day Professionals (RDP), at the Islamorada Running Company’s yearly event in scenic Islamorada, Florida. During this year’s race event, RDP’s Steve and Ronni Turrisi expertly utilized RunSignup’s RaceDay suite of technology and extended a warm welcome to our team. This collaboration provided our developers with a firsthand look into the life of a timer and a chance to see the practical application of the technology they themselves build and support. We were very impressed with RDP’s dedication to providing a quality experience for their race director and participants alike.

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Navigating Race Timing in the Frozen North

In the world of race timing, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes, especially for those operating in unique and challenging environments. In a recent webinar, Mark Iverson from Skinny Raven, an event timing and production company based in Anchorage, Alaska, shed light on the intricacies of managing events in this frozen corner of the world. From extreme weather conditions to moose encounters, Skinny Raven has faced it all. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the webinar to explore their experiences and the tools used to navigate these challenges.

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You Should Be Using Video Results

Race organizers and timers can easily add to the race experience by providing video results. This is where a race participant’s result links to a YouTube video capturing the moment they cross the finish line. This adds an exciting dimension to the race experience by allowing participants and spectators to relive those important finish moments.This unique feature often goes underutilized, but it is easy to set up within RunSignup’s platform. This video provides a quick tutorial on how to set things up.

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