Call for Speakers!

We’re gearing up towards our 3rd Annual RunSignUp Race Director/Timer Symposium, and we’re looking for customers with experience to share! The details:

  • speaker2016 smallThe Symposium will be held July 18th-20th in Philadelphia, PA. Customer presentations will be on July 19th.
  • Speakers should have experience and knowledge with RunSignUp and the broader running industry; however, your presentation does not need to revolve around RunSignUp or include highly technical details.
  • The Symposium will be dual-track: RunSignUp employees will provide sessions with technology demos and more in-depth software exploration; Customer Presentations will explore broader areas of consideration.
  • We are open to new topic ideas based on your experience, but are always interested in:
    • Promotion (grassroots promotion, social media, recruiting through referrals and teams, marketing plans, etc.)
    • Race Day Logistics (participant flow, check-in, corrals, etc.)
    • Race Day Technology (Results, notifications, video, etc.)
    • Sponsor recruitment and management
    • Donations and Fundraising
    • Volunteer recruitment and management
    • Step-by-step: Putting together a new event
  • Presentations vary from 30-60 minutes depending on topic. Panel discussions are also an option.
  • Examples of previous presentations can be found here

If you are interested in speaking, please send an email to with your experience, and any topic(s) areas that you are especially comfortable with.

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

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