Pittsburgh Runs with RaceJoy!

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This weekend we had more than 200 people use RaceJoy at the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race during their 10K and 5K events. With 60 phones tracked spectators made use of RaceJoy’s live phone tracking and every mile pace alerts, monitoring participants real time as they completed the race.

This is Pennsylvania’s largest 10K and was established by and named after the Pittsburgh mayor who is accredited with revitalizing Pittsburgh economy in the 70s and 80s. (Learn more here) The event enabled RaceJoy from their RunSignUp dashboard and did a great job promoting the technology to participants with their new RunSignUp web page.

We tracked runners as they ran by Carnegie Mellon – James Harris’, the creator and founder behind RaceJoy, alma mater and where he achieved the foundation of education he applies today with RaceJoy!

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Supporting spectators sent more than 100 cheers in RaceJoy and received 600 GPS-based progress alerts as runners crossed mile points on the course.

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Special thanks to the race for requesting your race to be added in RaceJoy and for giving your race participants a new experience!

If you’d like to have your race added to RaceJoy, simply send us your course map in electronic format to addrace@racejoy.com. RunSignUp customers can quickly enable their race on RunSignUp’s dashboard.

Author: RunSignUp

RunSignUp is the leading innovator of online tools for race registration, race day solutions, and running clubs. Services include RunSignUp for registration, RunSignUp Go for Race Day, RunSignUp RD Go for Timers, RunSignUp Clubs to enable membership management, and RaceJoy for mobile experiences. More than 10,000 race directors, timers, running club officers and running stores use these services today, including leading organizations like the Boilermaker Road Race, Crim Festival of Races, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., Fifth Third River Bank Run, Blacklight Run, Bubble Run, Night Nation, Mercedes Marathon, Kentucky Derby Festival, Leone Timing, KC Running Company, Compuscore Timing, Knoxville Track Club, Pikes Peak Road Runners, Gulf Coast Runners, Columbus Running Company, Playmakers Running Store and many more. In 2015, over 10,000 races used the system to register more than 2.7 million participants. In 2016 over 14,000 races will use the system to process over 4.3 million paid registrations. Services are free except for processing fees when conducting monetary transactions such as race registration or club membership renewal. RunSignUp is founded by runners for runners, using technical capabilities to bring the power of cloud computing to benefit the running community. For more information, visit www.RunSignUp.com.

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