Live Leaderboards

Live Leaderboards allow you to set up kiosks or Internet connected TV’s to display live leaderboards. This allows runners to see results quickly and conveniently. For example (yes, that is our CTO who finished 9th):

Live Leaderboard

As soon as results are fed to RunSignUp, they are available to be displayed on the Live Leaderboard. If your Timer uses The Race Director integration, and selects auto-upload results, this will drive near real time updates to your displays as long as you have Internet connectivity. Since the new RunScore Results formats the data according to the specific listing file used by the timer for that specific race, we are not able to determine which data columns to show in the Leaderboard so it does not work unless you upload native results to the RunSignUp database.

There are three basic options for how to display. You can see these in the Results SetUp under RD Go in your race dashboard:

Leaderboard Options

The first example is Recent FinishersThis will show the most recently posted finishing times. It is ideal for setting up after the finish line so runners can see the times of the people who most recently finished as shown on the right.

The second example is As in the first example, 21 is the RaceID and 9850 is the Results ID that you can find when you go to look at those results. Leaderboad RangeIt will scroll thru all finishers. This is best for a small race where you want to show all finishers on a single big screen.

The Third example is showing a specific range – in this case places 100-199, which gets appended on the end of the URL. This is useful if you have multiple Monitors or Kiosks showing results by range.  So the first TV might have Places 1-99, the Second TV 100-199, etc.

Each monitor can be customized with the little gear at the top right of the page:

Customize Leaderboard

Make sure you coordinate with your timer if you want to enable this capability. It obviously requires a lot of equipment as well as Internet connectivity.

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

4 thoughts on “Live Leaderboards”

    1. I’m not quite sure of the question. The Race Director has a live leaderboard feature in the PC version that you can run at your race. If you need help setting that up, send an email to support at

  1. Is it possible to change the font and background colors? I have a night time race where white text on black background would look much better.

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