Fast Registration – Reducing Data Entry

We are announcing the final step of our efforts to provide Fast Registration to the Endurance market. This gives Race Directors the ability to eliminate steps in the registration process during certain situations:

  • Mobile Registration (make it easy for mobile users to register)
  • Expo Registration
  • Date Range (day of race for example)
  • Specific URL (you can provide to certain people)

You can turn off almost everything in the registration process except Name, EMail, Password (you can turn elsewhere), and credit card information (unless you have a free event – in which case that is skipped as well). Here is an example for Mobile users:

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Mobile is an especially appealing place to try to minimize typing – 52% of visitors to RunSignUp come on mobile phones, but only 33% complete registrations since they get annoyed at so many fields to fill in. Race Day registration can also be simplified as well by participants using their own devices rather than kiosks – reducing equipment needs and reducing lines on race day.

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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