9 ways to get the most out of Racery!

So, maybe you’ve been using Racery for a while. Maybe you’re a total newb. Either way we bet there are some Racery features that you have no idea exist….and this means you are missing some FUN! NO WORRIES, we’re here to enlighten you…. 1. We have an app!!! Actually…we have …

#NewYearNewHashtags — Racery introduces #hashtags

Why do we use hashtags? Well, if we’re being honest with ourselves there are a BUNCH of reasons — from hinting sarcasm (#sorrynotsorry), to keeping up with the news (#Brexit), to making the best out of a situation (#wokeuplikethis).  Hashtags help us filter through an endless stream of digital information …

Blueprint for a virtual race with a scavenger hunt

We’ve got virtual scavenger hunts on the drawing board. This functionality would allow racers to compete with their group in spotting various items on runs — a badger, a Maserati, a Japanese flag — during the course of a multi-week virtual race. It would be up to the group to …

Virtual races now with Google street view

Last week we rolled out Racery’s new street view functionality. This cool functionality works for both our paid and free virtual races. Please give it a try and let us know what you think! As of now, you can get a view of your exact location on the virtual race route …

Easily access your current virtual races

We’ve just updated the racer bio pages to include links to any current and upcoming races that a racer is participating in. So if you’re a runner or cyclist or walker or rower who is participating in one of our virtual challenges, this is your new hub!  Look in the …

Boosting interactions in virtual races for charities

The virtual race for the TechGirlz charity shows off two recent improvements in the Racery activity feed. Below, you’ll see how the bigger avatars help emphasize human participation and socializing. And you’ll notice that the ‘activity feed,’ where racers can track each other’s real time mileage logs, now include real …