How We Grow Turkey Trots

As we reported in our Thanksgiving Stats blog, we handled a record number of Thanksgiving Day registrations this year - 423,306 compared to 365,618 in 2017. Some of that growth is because we are growing as a company, adding 68 races, and some of that can be attributed to the national increase in Turkey Trot... Continue Reading →

Webinar Recap: Email Marketing

Check out our nifty new templates! The latest installment of our RunSignUp Webinar Series dropped today, with Account Manager Allison Bickel taking attendees through the steps to create emails, send emails, and interpret your email reports...so, for those of you who missed the webinar, here's your chance to catch up! You can explore the full... Continue Reading →

New Email Marketing Template Option

We have released a new email marketing template option that is now the default for all new race email templates created in the RunSignUp system. In addition to the new email template, there are some ease-of-use updates for races to customize RunSignUp's templates or provide their own. The highlights of this update include: Fully mobile-responsive... Continue Reading →

Passing Referral Codes to MailChimp

RunSignUp Referral Rewards Program is one of the best ways to increase viral participation. You can reward participants to promote your race by offering them partial or full refunds when they get X number of their friends to sign up for your race. Now we make it simple for races that use our MailChimp integration... Continue Reading →

MailChimp Export from Participant Report

We have added MailChimp as an other export option from the Participant Report. This allows you to create custom reports and views in RunSignUp to export to your MailChimp lists. You will need to do the MailChimp setup outlined in this blog before being able to export.

Improved Email Subscriber Scrubbing

We have improved the scrubbing of email lists that might be shared between races and partners. There is a new partner level tool to download email lists under Email Marketing -> Manage Lists: When you download, all unsubscribed email addresses are scrubbed from the download. So you can import these into another race or partner... Continue Reading →

Mailchimp Integration

We have released an integration with MailChimp that automatically puts participant information into specific MailChimp lists as they sign up or are bulk imported to your race. This makes it simple for race directors who prefer to use MailChimp in addition to RunSignUp's free email service to maintain accurate and current mailing lists. To set... Continue Reading →

Email Marketing Templates V 2.0

We have released a major update to RunSignUp's email marketing templates. The highlights of this release include: Multiple templates Auto-update of race emails within 5 minutes of race changes Partner & Club email templates Partner templates available at the race levels Easy toggle between templates and themes when building emails Multiple Templates Previously, races would... Continue Reading →

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