Lots of RaceDay Photo Updates

We are seeing great early adoption of the RaceDay Photos Platform with tens of thousands of photos uploaded during this beta phase. We released a “collage” of new photo features at the end of last week. Here is the run down:

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We have added Social Sharing to photos. Simply click the Facebook icon and it will bring up our Facebook Sharing popup, which also includes tagging of friends to increase the visibility:


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Paging is now available on the runner side as well as on the dashboard. Here is what is displayed publicly:
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Photo Count Progress when Uploading

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Sort Order

When viewing photos on the backend, you can set the sort order in the search screen.
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Retry Failed Photo Uploads

When a photo upload fails, we automatically retry it 2 times. We will be adding a list of failed file uploads in a future release.

Searching on Bib Number

screen-shot-2016-10-16-at-1-14-38-pmWe have added an option to allow for searching on bib number without results (it used to only allow searching when results were posted). It is an option to prevent accidental participant data exposure. Configure this under Photos Setup. Note, it only works for participants that have bibs assigned.

Standard URL based on Bib

We have introduced a standard URL structure that makes it easy for other websites and applications to reference and include a photo based on bib number.

The format is as follows:

Example for Bib #378, race id #21, raceEventDaysId #27651:

screen-shot-2016-10-16-at-1-18-00-pmPhoto Widget

You can now put the photo widget on any website. For example, here it is on https://www.bobbickel.com/raceday-photos-widget.


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You can now change the name of locations after setting them up.

Number Pad Keyboard Support for Fast Bib Tagging

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Counts are now included for a race as well as each location.





RunSignUp Webinar 301: RaceDay Photos

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Next up in our Endurance Event Education Webinar Series: RaceDay Photos with RunSignUp founder Bob Bickel.

Date: Wednesday, September 28th
Time: 2:00pm EST (11:00am PST)


The new, free RaceDay Photo Platform makes photos affordable for races of all sizes. Topics of the Webinar will include:

  • Upload any number of photos, from any number of locations
  • Learn how Google Vision automatically tags runner bibs
  • Learn how to match finish line photos with RaceDay Results
  • Learn how Race Logos and Sponsor Logos can be watermarked onto all of your photos.

This webinar is a part of our series of Endurance Event Education Webinars. If you cannot attend, we’ll send out a few highlights and keep you informed of upcoming opportunities to increase your knowledge.

For recordings of previous webinars and more upcoming topics, view the full webinar calendar: http://resources.runsignup.com/webinar-calendar/