Key Registration Features…

Simple & Advanced Registration


Whether you have a simple one-course race or a multi-day event with multiple course and registration options, RunSignup’s intuitive setup wizard and race dashboard make it easy to customize your event.

Participant Management


Reduce customer service inquiries and cultivate happier participants with flexible participant management options. RunSignup has admin and self-serve options for race transfers, deferrals, waitlist management, and more.

Flexible Information Collection


Collect all the information you want from your participants with flexible options for custom questions and a wide variety of data collection options. Use comprehensive reports to empower effective communications and marketing programs.

Payment Processing & Security


You can have confidence in our secure, efficient, payment processing. Backed by PCI Level 1 Compliant payment processing and multiple security measures, your participant’s purchases are protected. Payments are processed and remitted to your account on schedule.


Boost Registrations. Easy.

Fast, Accessible Data Collection

At it’s core, RunSignup registration ensures your participants can register fast, and from anywhere, while guaranteeing you get all the information you need for a successful event.

  • Mobile friendly registration pathway to accommodate the 70% of race website views and 58% of race registrations that take place on a mobile device
  • Saved profile information to speed the registration process for repeat attendees
  • Multiple choice and open-ended custom questions to allow you to collect more in-depth participant information
  • Options for sensitive data collection

Pricing Tools for Revenue Generation…

Take advantage of RunSignup’s powerful integrated pricing tools that event organizers can use to increase registration and fundraising dollars. Set up your pricing strategies ahead of time and the system does the rest.

  • Early-bird discounting with price increases based on date or number of registrations
  • Multi-person or team discounting to boost group participation
  • Age-based discounts to drive family-friendly events
  • Membership and Club Membership discounts to reward specific groups
  • Unlimited coupon codes with full race director control over the discount and parameters
  • Referral rewards programs to automate refunds for participants who become referrers

Flexible Display Options

Show off your race options with stylized displays of your event options and requirements.

  • Create customized event tiles that show off your event branding
  • Add event highlights that draw attention to special pricing or unique event options
  • Offer multi-race or multi-event bundles that allow participants to easily sign up for more than one event or race in a single, simple transaction
  • Set participant caps by event or across events and make it easy for participants to understand how many spots remain

Access and Reporting

Share race access with your team and make it easy for multiple people to engage with the event.

  • Easy access sharing to provide every team member all the control they need – and none that they don’t
  • Timer access to ensure your timer is always ready for race day
  • Customizable participant reports with easy filtering and exporting options
  • Comprehensive financial reports to keep your accountant happy

More Than Just Registration

RunSignup knows it takes more than just a powerful registration provider to deliver a successful endurance event. We build software and technology that are essential for races to help increase registrations and deliver a memorable race day experience.

  • Free custom websites
  • Free email solution
  • Integrated fundraising tools
  • Volunteer management
  • Group & team setup
  • Experiential RaceDay Tools
  • Free RaceDay CheckIn App
  • Free photo platform

And so much more!

Every Registration Event Includes…

Free Website


Your site is fundamental to communicating key race information and encouraging registrations. RunSignup offers a free website builder with the flexibility to create a basic to advanced website for your event that includes integrated dynamic components like race results and communicating fundraising levels.

Free Unlimited Email


Every race using RunSignup can take advantage of its free custom email solution to communicate important race information and as a powerful promotion tool to help market upcoming events. Organizers can create branded basic emails to complex customized emails. It’s a great way to stay connected with your participants!

Free RaceDay App


Offer an efficient check-in process with RunSignup’s free RaceDay CheckIn app. Volunteers can quickly process participants and handle basic to advanced changes based on your preferences. Plus, the same app can be used to check-in your volunteers. It’s easy and free and one of our most popular RaceDay tools!

Registration Event Customer Spotlight

Central Kentucky Race Management a RunSignup Case Study

“The volunteer platform on RunSignup is a valuable asset because it’s a full-time job managing volunteers without it.” Included with every RunSignup account, it allows volunteers to register to help out with your race just like a participant. Race directors can separate volunteer duties by tasks and times, as well as assign task managers for each group of volunteers. CKRM then uses RunSignup’s email platform to communicate important race details to volunteers.

  • 93.3% Increase in Transaction $ from 2018-2019

  • 15.5K Unique Participants Since Starting with RunSignup

  • $28K Raised for Charity Partners in 2019

Negative Split Productions

RunSignup’s RaceDay Technology Suite helps race directors and timers speed up their race day processes. Tony Sapp from Negative Split Productions uses his RaceDay certification to implement several products from the RaceDay suite, such as automatic bib assignment and RaceDay CheckIn. These applications streamline the check in process on race day to cut down lines.

  • 770+ Registrants for its 3 Extreme Triathlons in 2019

  • 79.6% of it’s Extreme Tri Participants use RaceJoy

Race Day Events

Race Day Events switched to RunSignup at the end of 2014, because it has an easy user interface for participants to register for races, and a more complete back-end with extensive reporting, promotion, and participant management features that seamlessly tie into timing software.

  • 350+ Races a Year

  • 43,000+ Page Views

  • $31,953 Registrations from Referrals


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