Provide efficient paperless race day registration with streamlined on-site registration process while automatically syncing new registration data with the RaceDay CheckIn app and timer scoring software like RaceDay Scoring. 

Ideas for RaceDay Registration and CheckIn

How to Set Up RaceDay Registration

RaceDay Registration Webinar

The Benefits of On Site Registration…

Scalable


Manage the crowd with ease by pairing across multiple devices.

Simple


RunSignup technology is user-friendly, allowing volunteers and staff to learn the ins and outs in two minutes.

All-in-One


Keep all your finances to one platform complete with easy to understand financial reports.

Integrates


Fully integrates with RunSignup, Check In App AND RaceDay Scoring- syncing across the cloud.

Key Features for On Site Registration

QR Codes

Allow participants to skip the registration line and register on their own mobile devices with QR codes.

  • Share internal link or QR code to race staff to access on site registration from multiple devices. 
  • Find pre-made QR codes on your race dashboard at Promotions>> Links

Apple Pay

A smooth and streamlined process for On Site Registration has always been key for creating a positive race day experience; today, more than ever, participants are looking to get registered fast and move on.

  • All RunSignup events automatically enable Apple Pay as a payment option for registrants
  • 80% of mobile users visiting RunSignup sites were on Apple devices such as iPads and iPhones.
  • When participants choose Apple Pay they can fly through the purchase pathway in under 30 seconds.

Fast Registration Mode

Enable fast registration mode so registrants can get through the purchase pathway as fast as possible. More participants can get registered in less time and eliminate congestion within waiting lines.

  • System auto-logs out each registrant after they pay with card or cash. 
  • Enable fast registration by date range to cover the full race weekend ahead of time.
  • Create a special link that takes registrants through the fast registration set up, share the fast registration URL with a QR code on race day.

Optional Settings Available for Fast Registration Mode

Allow Cash Payments

Manual Entry of Bib Numbers  

Custom Questions

Custom Required Fields Such as Date of Birth, Country, Phone Number

Reduce Registration Steps Such as Memberships and Add-Ons.

Restrict On Site Registration for Specific Events (i.e. 5K, but not virtual 5K)

Tips for Handling Race Day Registrations


Recent Blogs on RaceDay Technology

Timers – Invitation to Host a Timer Tip Tuesday

Our live Timer Tip Tuesday webinars are a valuable resource for timers. We use these to provide product education on the latest technology, share tips on timer tools, and answer timers questions. In addition, we sometimes host a timer to share their best practices with others and dive into their timing business. We are now inviting timers to host their own Timer Tip Tuesday or other webinar to cover topics they feel other timers or their race organizers will be interested in. Timers can take advantage of this to share information with fellow timers or to help inform race organizers of the various tools and services timers bring to the race.

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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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EventDay Technology Continuous Improvement

RunSignup does internal Company Calls every few weeks with a rotation of departments giving updates. Recently, we did received an update from the EventDay development team on completed advancements and plans for 2024. The team focuses on EventDay products such as RaceDay Scoring, RaceDay CheckIn app, RaceJoy, Mobile Timing App, and TicketSignup App. They also complete the integration with technology partners like Race Result and MYLAPS. We thought it would be interesting for our customers to see the continuous focus on progress the team demonstrates.

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RaceDay Scoring Continuous Improvement

RunSignup does internal Company Calls every few weeks with a rotation of departments giving updates. Recently, we did an update from the Event Day Team software development team who focus on RaceDay Scoring advancements. The slides below review all the features we have added to RaceDay Scoring since we did the big Version 4.0 release in August in 2023 and the innovation plans for the coming year.

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RaceDay Scoring – Old Time Pricing for Today’s Timers

We are simplifying the price of RaceDay Scoring again! It is now a single subscription of $199 per year for each timing company. This is inspired by the two OG’s – Alan Jones and Roger Bradshaw. They set the standard for scoring software and the standard for pricing. Like Alan and Roger, we have another source of income that allows us to invest in building, delivering and supporting RaceDay Scoring for Todays Timers. We realize timers are the backbone of the endurance community and we want to support them with modern software.

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MYLAPS Cloud Timing with RaceDay Scoring

MYLAPS is set to unveil its Cloud Timing innovation later this year, marking a significant stride in empowering timers with enhanced control over their data for centralized timing. In anticipation of this launch, we have integrated RaceDay Scoring with MYLAPS’ cloud timing technology, providing timers with a straightforward connection between the two platforms using their organization’s API key.

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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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2024 RunSignup Product Roadmap

One of our Year End Wrap-up Blogs. Others include 2023 Year in Review, 2023 RunSignup Product Recap, 2023 GiveSignup Product Recap, 2023 TicketSignup Product Recap, 2023 Infrastructure Report, 2024 Company Strategy, 2024 RunSignup Roadmap, 2024 GiveSignup Roadmap, 2024 TicketSignup Roadmap. We continue on our path to roll out “Next Gen”…

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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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