RunSignUp and Acquisitions

There is a wave of consolidation coming in the race registration business, as we've written about several times. Between a flat industry and too many smaller vendors who do not have the critical mass to build a complete platform, many registration companies will be sold or close (as we've seen already with RaceIt and RacePartner... Continue Reading →

Q3 RunSignUp Results

We do a quarterly update on how things are going with RunSignUp (2016, Q1/17, Q2/17, Q3/17, 2017, Q1/18, and Q2/18). The good news is that more races, timing companies, running stores and runners continue to recommend us. And we keep putting out great technology our customers seem to like! We held our Annual RunSignUp Symposium in July, with a sell-out... Continue Reading →

Infrastructure Updates

We have been doing a number of infrastructure updates over the past few weeks to improve availability, increase performance and assure security. For example, there was a major Amazon AWS outage on September 5 that took out the SQS queuing service for 1 hour and 40 minutes. Most other registration companies were offline, but our... Continue Reading →

The Little Things in Life…

We did two pretty major releases yesterday - CRM for Donations and Fundraising, and improved performance by about 10%. We also released a bunch of other things as well: Timer 24hr CSV option. USAT waiver on participant management page. Fix question default responses. Bib range search. Add DNQ option. Minor ROAD iD fixes. Store items... Continue Reading →

More Performance Improvements –

We have released a number of performance improvements that make the RunSignUp site faster, especially for mobile users. The overall average page has dropped from about 2.5 seconds to 2.2 seconds, with sub-second response on modern computers and mobile phones with fast internet access. Every 6 months we take a look at how we can... Continue Reading →

Permanent vs. Outsourced

There was a recent article in the New York Times by Louis Hyman of the Cornell ILR School talking about how much of the economy has shifted to outsourcing and temp work. "The rise of the gig economy represents liberation from the stifled world of corporate America. But for the vast majority of workers, the... Continue Reading →

Q2 2018 RunSignUp Results

We do a quarterly update on how things are going with RunSignUp (2016, Q1/17, Q2/17, Q3/17, 2017, and Q1/18). The good news is that more races, timing companies, running stores and runners continue to recommend us. And we keep putting out great technology our customers seem to like! Looks like we are going to sell out the RunSignUp Symposium – July... Continue Reading →

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