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, …

Our first virtual horse race!

Fielding an inquiry from a group of horseback riders in Australia, we modified Racery’s race platform to include horse riding as an exercise mode. We asked organizer Bek Williamson about the race, and she sent this fascinating response: The Victorian Endurance Riders’ Association were looking for a way to motivate …

How to start a social distancing virtual race?

With group gatherings suddenly curtailed, many nonprofits, companies, and race directors are having to cancel their physical races. They’re increasingly looking to virtual races to create vibrant experiences that serve their communities. We’ve already seen a bunch of organizations turn to virtual races to fill-in for a previously planned physical …

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 …