RunSignup’s RaceDay Suite
RunSignup’s RaceDay division is exclusively focused on building technology for timers and to improve the race day experience. From registration to photos timers can take advantage of advanced tools that are free or a minimal cost to help grow and keep your business.
There are four unique certification courses available. Each one is now available as a recorded training session and you can complete the course at your own time and pace. Once you complete the course, your certification status will be reflected in your RunSignup timer account and you will receive an official certification badge that you can use in your marketing and communications.
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RaceDay Scoring Timer Certification
RaceDay Scoring is RunSignup’s scoring solution for timers and the planned replacement for The Race Director. This course provides introductory level training to backend setup, troubleshooting, and reporting capabilities. If you would like more in-depth training, please schedule time here for one-on-one guidance.
RaceDay CheckIn Certification
This is a newly launched timer certification course that covers RunSignup’s very popular RaceDay CheckIn app and RaceDay Photo solution. Both products are free for RunSignup events and timers. This session covers how to set up configurations and presets on the backend so that events are able to have an efficient packet pickup. Training is provided on both the participant and volunteer check-in capabilities. The course ends with training on how to use the photo capabilities for uploading race photos – no photographer required.
RaceJoy Timer Certification
RaceJoy is RunSignup’s participant tracking and race day mobile app. It is available exclusively through RaceJoy Certified Timers and timers receive a special pricing arrangement so they can offer RaceJoy as an additional service and have another revenue stream for their timing business. This session dives deep into map building and backend setup of RaceJoy along with additional customization options.
Note: If you would like to be certified in RaceJoy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and request access to the course map.
RunSignup Timer Certification
The purpose of this course is to provide timers with training on RunSignup’s registration and marketing tools so that timers can help events with their registration setup and guide them on ways to increase registration numbers. The session also touches on fundraising tools – a key element to most endurance events – and provides an introduction to RunSignup’s adjacent ticket solution. Timers receive a special RunSignup Certified Timer badge and certification status.
Most Recent RaceDay Blogs
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.Read More
We have made a number of nice improvements to the Results page for race websites, as well as added control of the display during race setup. The features include: Clearer Choices for Viewers This allows for quicker picking of which result year…Read More
PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT We are very excited to announce RaceDay Scoring version 4.0! Designed for today’s timers, RaceDay Scoring is a powerful scoring software that has become the go-to solution for scoring and providing official race results at endurance events nationwide, including running,…Read More
One of the new ways events can use the RaceDay CheckIn app is to provide results to participants at the race site. Events can use the app as a dedicated Results Kiosk enabling participants to access their own results effortlessly. Participants can access their performance data by scanning their bib number or doing a quick bib lookup using a number pad.Read More
New release of RunSignup’s RaceDay CheckIn app is available. Key improvements include ability to sign for multiple participant waivers, automatic timeout to View Results feature, configuration setting to auto show camera in kiosk mode, and multiple bug fixes.Read More
With our latest release of the RaceDay Mobile Timing App we are now offering “backup mode” for timers. RunSignup’s free Mobile Timing App is a timing product for smaller or remote events and a backup solution for chip-timed events. Through the convenient…Read More
We are excited to share the latest new features of the RaceDay CheckIn app. This includes the ability for events to use the app as a dedicated Results Kiosk enabling participants to access their own results effortlessly. Moreover, the new Kiosk Mode, coupled with the enhanced capability to access, modify, and add participant data, now empowers event organizers to utilize the RaceDay CheckIn app for a wide range of scenarios beyond check-ins.Read More
Feature Updates Made non-HTML custom headers centered in print and print preview exports. Prior to this change, Reports that were using a Custom Section Header would be left justified in print and print preview exports, but center justified when viewing the report…Read More
Feature Updates Added Last Completed Segment Time and Cumulative Time Fields. These will be especially useful for events with many segments as an easy way to track progress using a single field. This in combination with the Last Completed Segment column could…Read More
This recorded session provides an introduction and overview on how to use RaceDay Scoring’s cross country scoring functionality. It is a great resource for timers currently using RaceDay Scoring and wish to prepare for timing their cross country events. This 30 minute webinar covers everything from definitions and settings related to cross country to team scoring to generating reports for cross country events.Read More
Roger Bradshaw, the founder of well-known Race Director scoring software that has been used to score millions of participants, provides step-by-step guidance on how to transition from The Race Director to its planned replacement, RaceDay Scoring. Roger has played a pivotal role in the design and testing of RaceDay Scoring and ensuring RaceDay Scoring meets the evolving needs of timers. Roger provides timers with detailed guidance on transitioning from The Race Director to RaceDay Scoring.Read More