Put wings on your Thanksgiving virtual turkey trot!

Planning to organize a virtual turkey trot for Thanksgiving 2022? Good news! Your virtual race can be bigger and better than last year’s road race. More creative: racers can compete to create cool shapes on the map, tracing them with their running or walking routes. Bigger: People can participate in a …

Nine features every virtual race needs

Virtual races only become real when enough racers believe in the race. Otherwise, virtual races are just “glorified time trials,” as Martin Fitz Huber put it in Outside Online. Based on thousands of suggestions from racers and race sponsors since 2104, we’ve built nine features that make virtual races real, …

Welcoming a new (sister!) service for single person experiments

We’re pleased to welcome to Racery’s newest sister service, WhichWorksBest! WhichWorkBest is an online toolkit for single person experiments, also called “n-of-1” trials. The goal is to help people suffering from chronic illnesses decide which treatment works best. (Treatments can range from sunlight to CBD oil to aspirin to caffeine… …

Welcome to Generation 3: VEPs are the next CMSes

A Grand Evolutionary Theory of All the Software Behind Digital Life, From <img> Tags to CryptoKitties The evolution of online publishing software since 1991 gives us a road map for the next two decades of digital life. Out of the raw muck of early-nineties HTML came high-end Generation 1 CMSes for publishers …