Core Benefits of Memberships

Say goodbye to spreadsheets and usher in the era of cross promotion and automation with RunSignup’s Membership Platform.

Membership Management

Keep all your member and membership information in one easy-to-access place. Our system also lets you automate things like welcome emails and renewal reminders for.

Outstanding Websites

Our intuitive website builder lets you create an on-brand, professional looking, website in no time. A polished site instills confidence in potential members and makes signing up simple.

Automatic Renewals

Remove a step for longstanding members and avoid accidental membership lapses with automated renewals.

Key Features of the RunSignup Memberships Platform

Flexible Membership Options

Our memberships feature makes it easy for you to manage your running club members, prompt renewals, and collect payments. Flexible membership options include:

  • Customizable membership length (annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly, etc.)
  • Prorated membership cost based on when someone signed up (optional)
  • Dynamic membership start dates
  • Individual and group memberships

Membership Analytics

Track your members and finances with built-in reporting, including:

  • Searchable lists of members and memberships at the click of a button
  • Exportable reports of non-renewed memberships that are expiring or expired in a given month
  • Full financial reporting including downloadable list of transactions and payments

Cross-Promote Races and Clubs

Leverage cross-promotion for your club and your races (or partner races). Cross-promotion functionality includes:

  • Offer race discounts to your members, and membership discounts to the runners who register for your races
  • Let runners sign up for your club and a race in one transaction to encourage new members
  • Automatically recognize (and discount) club members registering for your race based on Member Level, and prompt those who aren’t members to register

Sell Member Merchandise

Set up an online store for members to purchase club gear and accessories.

  • Easy setup with custom description and image
  • Ability to offer options such as size or color
  • Inventory tracking based on number of items available
  • Sell merchandise anytime on your website, or offer it only during membership purchase


Bring in additional revenue for your club, as well as raise money for any associated non-profit organizations with our donations feature:

  • Customizable pages and settings
  • Add preset donation amounts to make things easier for potential donors
  • Create donation levels to further incentivize donations

Additional Features for Memberships …

Waivers & Refund Policy

Create custom waivers – and refund policies – for joining members to ensure everyone is properly protected.

Email V2 Access

With memberships you get access to our email V2 system and can create dynamic content like newsletters to keep members engaged and informed. 

Custom Questions

Add Custom Questions to get more detailed information about members to help create an even better experience.

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All the Latest Blogs on Memberships

Memberships Website Wizard Walkthrough

If you’re a longtime RunSignup user, you might be familiar with our clubs websites. They were a fairly early release that gave running clubs the ability to create dedicated websites to sell and manage club memberships online. It’s served us, and our…

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How to Make a Memberships Website Store

When someone decides to join a club, or other organization, chances are they’re proud to be a part of the pack. Showing their support through joining is one thing, but many may also be open to showing support in another way: buying…

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Memberships FAQ

Our new product for Membership Organizations was released last week, and dozens of running clubs have already upgraded to the new product. Yesterday we hosted a webinar with Jonathan Farrell, the lead developer (and former running club president) to introduce the status…

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How to Make a Memberships Website

If you’re a longtime user of RunSignup you’re probably familiar with our clubs platform. RunSignup Clubs was an early release for us and has served many clubs well over the years. Though it was functional, it became clear to us that Clubs…

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Membership Organization Product Released

We are very happy to announce that the Membership Organization product has been released after a successful Beta program. You can get started with your Membership Organization today, or join us on April 3rd for a webinar on Memberships: Existing Club Directors…

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Membership Level Discounts for Races

We have added the ability to give discounts to different levels of Membership when signing up for a race. For example a 50% discount for Gold Members and 10% discount for Silver Members. This is additional capability beyond the overall Membership Discount…

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Donations Added to Next Gen Memberships

Stand alone Donations have been added to the Next Gen Membership system. Setup is simple with a variety of self explanatory, simple options for customizing the Donation Page: In the coming weeks we will be adding donation capability during registration.

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Store Items and Bundles added to Next Gen Membership

We added the stand alone Store to Memberships last week. Now we are releasing Store items that can be either purchased or bundled with memberships. Store Items You can add as many items as you like. Items can have multiple variants (size…

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Growing Your Race with Club Partners

Races are now able to use new tools to partner with local Running, Cycling and Triathlon Clubs to grow their race. Many running, cycling and triathlon clubs use RunSignup and our Next Gen Membership system. Races can approach local clubs and suggest…

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Growing Your Club with Race Partners

Running, Cycling and Triathlon Clubs can use the Next Gen Membership system to partner with local races to help promote their club in several ways that are mutually beneficial to the club and to the races. Clubs can approach races and suggest…

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Account Claiming and Merging

RunSignup has always made it easy for users to claim and merge accounts. We’ve improved both the claiming and merging process for participants, members, and fundraisers. Claiming now works across the RunSignup platform as well as for an individual race. This makes…

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