RunSignup Q1 2024 Update

The quick summary: Our employee owned company shares our high level numbers and thoughts on the market and technology advances on a quarterly and yearly basis – 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. RunSignup Quarterly Numbers It was another solid quarter for our company, with all…

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What’s Happening to Race Prices?

Ever since the COVID pandemic pricing for most things have been a bit in flux. And races are no different. In 2020 we saw artificially low race prices since essentially all events were virtual and overhead costs were much lower. 2023 was…

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Eventbrite Q4 2023 Earnings Recap

We say this sincerely – we wish Eventbrite was doing better. They are the only public company in the event ticket/registration space and are the segment leader. If they were growing it would show that events are back and bring an overall…

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RaceInsure is Here to Help Protect Race Directors

This is a partner post in conjunction with RaceInsure, a new insurance option by race director and insurance professional Scott Sutter. How often do you think race directors read the fine print of their race insurance policy? With the juggling act that…

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The State of the Industry: 2023 RaceTrends Report is Here!

Our annual RaceTrends Report is here, breaking down the participation numbers and industry trends from 2023 to help you make better predictions and more successful decisions in 2024. The headline from this year’s report is that race participation in 2023 was down…

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2023 Top 100 Largest Races

We assembled a preliminary list of the 2023 top 100 largest races that were timed. We have been accumulating this list for a couple of years (see 2018, 2019, and 2022). This year, we also added data around the largest individual distances….

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2023 Turkey Trots Shatter Records

The biggest US running day of the year impressed in 2023, with 920,761 people participating in 833 races across the country and raising more than $1.9 million dollars for charities. That represented record-shattering participation on the platform, with an increase of more…

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