Virtual fitness race that’s powered by Amazon’s Alexa?

With virtual races becoming increasingly mainstream, we’ve decided it’s time to experiment with porting some of Racery’s core virtual racing technology over to Alexa. We’ll soon be empowering people to use Alexa to both verbally log miles and get a voice report on their  own progress and that of other …

Everyone wins motivation in a virtual race for corporate fitness

What’s the biggest reason to join a virtual race? Racers say… MOTIVATION! We recently surveyed participants in a virtual race for nearly 350 employees of more than a dozen companies in the Greater Kansas City area. Asked how the 17-day race had impacted their exercise, almost everyone said the race …

How can a charity use a custom virtual race to fundraise, connect with stakeholders and boost awareness?

For charities seeking to stage a fundraising event with maximum results and minimal investment of time and money, Racery’s custom virtual races are a powerful tool. Racery provides an interactive, virtual reality platform that inspires P2P fundraising, boosts public awareness, creates countless pieces of shareable social media content, and involves …

How to create a community fitness challenge on a custom virtual race route

Even as progressive companies focus on promoting employee fitness to fight diabetes, obsesity and hypertension, a few cities and regions are thinking bigger. They hope that by creating community-wide programs, they’ll achieve broader, more lasting changes in community health. Research shows that people rarely make health and fitness decisions in isolation. Instead, …