Examples of sizzle reels for virtual races

Sizzle reels are a fantastic way to celebrate and remember the spirit of a virtual race. These recent videos, below, use photos that racers posted during their respective events. Hosted by wear blue: run to remember, the Piestewa Challenge honored the 174 women who have given their lives in continued …

Eleven reasons a virtual race works better with teams

Want to supercharge your next virtual race? Invite racers to compete on teams! Teams add extra layers of competition to a virtual race. In addition to Racery’s standard individual leader boards, teams jockey in real-time leader boards that tally team miles and (in charity races) contributions. Teams engage people who …

New feature: ambassadors

Want to reward racers for recruiting friends and colleagues to join your virtual race? Racery’s ambassador feature is for you. The feature: includes a personalized recruit racers link in the welcome email each racer receives after signing up suggests this link in the about section racers see after they’ve signed …

New feature: team chat with 2team

To boost camaraderie and competition in team races, team members can now have team-only chats in the race’s message board. A racer just types 2team to start a team chat. Teammates get an email with the message and a link to use to reply. Replies don’t require 2team and don’t …

Work-from-home tips to share with colleagues

To some, working from home sounds like a dream. For others, it’s a nightmare. Sure, there’s no commute and business-casual suddenly feels like dressing up. But these luxuries come at the very real expense of no in-person brainstorming and socializing, which are half the fun of a healthy workplace. Our …

What’s the right amount of exercise?

Many people think of themselves as “active” if they manage to exercise for 30 minutes daily, three or four times each week. That’s certainly more than the average person exercises! But it takes at least 80 minutes of activity per day to approach an optimal resting heart rate, which correlates …