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 →
Teams and Groups are becoming an increasingly popular way to attract participants. However, there are always questions about how to make this as simple and obvious as possible to attract the most people. On Monday, August 6, we are taking another step forward as part of our User Experience Manifesto to help races maximize the... Continue Reading →
As part of our Team improvements, we have decided to separate out the Create and Join Team options into two separate buttons.
Team Captains can easily invite friends and family to join their team with Team Member Invites. Emails with a customizable invitation message and a direct link to join your team can be sent via RunSignUp or your personal email so that your friends can easily sign up for your team. There are a couple of... Continue Reading →
Race Directors can now give Captains the ability to do several things: Allow Team Type to be changed. If there are multiple team types, like a 2 person or a 4 person team. Note that price differences will be ignored. Change Team Gender. For example change from a Male only team to a Co-ed team.... Continue Reading →
We have added several new features for Groups or Teams. Event Soft Caps The first one is "Soft Caps". This is very useful for wave races, for example, obstacle course races. The basic idea is that you may have a cap of the number of people in a wave, but you want their friends to... Continue Reading →
We have added a powerful new capability to custom questions - having a unique answer. This is very useful for races who want to specify which participant is doing each leg - for example Bob is doing leg 1, Jeff is doing leg 2, Meredith is doing Leg 3. As each of these people sign... Continue Reading →
You can now customize the word used for Administrators for Groups and Teams: This is set on the Group/Team Setup page under the Overall Group Settings.