Convert any activity into miles in an inclusive virtual step challenge

If your company wants to host a virtual fitness challenge that’s inclusive, we’re ready to help! While many fitness challenges focus only on runners or walkers, Racery recognizes all types of activities. The more people you can involve in your company’s challenge, the more motivation and chatter you’ll generate. A participant …

Research shows that virtual races can double exercise rates

As companies seek to promote fitness using monatary rewards and gift cards, a key solution often gets ignored. New research by the University of Pennsylvania shows that simply putting people in a competition can nearly double their workout levels. “Competitive groups frame relationships in terms of goal-setting by the most …

Virtual fitness challenge 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 virtual racing fun over to Alexa. Click the video below for a quick preview! Now companies can inspire fitness motivation by allowing staff to use Alexa to both verbally log miles and get …

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 …