Technology for Runs and Walks…

GiveSignup makes raising more easy with integrated donations and peer to peer fundraising. But we’re also here with free technology to help you manage your Runs and Walks from promotion to Event Day.


Make it simple for participants to register in minutes with a dynamic, mobile-friendly, and customizable registration platform. Offer Run/Walk, Run, and/or Walk options.

Marketing Tools

Take advantage of free marketing tools including email and websites as well as built-in referral programs, incentive-base pricing setups, and social sharing settings.

Customer Service

Deliver an exceptional experience for your supporters. Empower them to manage fundraising pages & registration, or seamlessly make updates for them.

Event Day

Streamline your Event Day operations with options for timed and untimed events, a speedy CheckIn App and simple on-site registration options.

Boost Registrations. Easy.

Fast, Accessible Sign Up and Data Collection

At its core, GiveSignup registration ensures your participants can register fast, and from anywhere, while guaranteeing you get all the information you need for a successful event.

  • Mobile friendly registration pathway to accommodate the 70% of event website views and 58% of event registrations that take place on a mobile device
  • Offer multiple registration options; for example, a 5k run/walk and a 1 mile walk
  • Saved profile information to speed the registration process for repeat attendees
  • Multiple choice and open-ended custom questions to allow you to collect more in-depth participant information
  • Options for sensitive data collection
  • COPPA compliant; we don’t collect personal information like email for minors
  • Flexible waivers

Pricing and Incentives to Raise More…

Take advantage of GiveSignup’s powerful integrated pricing tools that event organizers can use to increase registration and fundraising dollars. Set up your pricing strategies ahead of time and the system does the rest.

  • Early-bird discounting with price increases based on date or number of registrations
  • Multi-person or team discounting to boost group participation
  • Age-based discounts to drive family-friendly events
  • Option to automate registration fee refunds to fundraisers when they raise a certain amount
  • Unlimited coupon codes with full event director control over the discount and parameters
  • Referral rewards programs to automate refunds for participants who become referrers
  • Automate discounts to participants who donate above a certain amount when they sign up

Participant and Fundraiser Management

Deliver best in class support to your participants and fundraisers from registration to Event Day.

  • Fundraisers can easily customize & update their pages, view donor reports, and email their contacts with pre-formatted templates
  • Allow participants to manage their own registrations; for example, update their shirt size until 2 weeks before the event or switch their event
  • Easily manage participants through profiles that show the supporter’s history with your events and quick options to manage & edit their registration or fundraiser
  • Manage participants from the CheckIn App on Event Day, including the ability to transfer to a different event on site; for example, switch from the 5k run to the 1 mile walk

Access and Reporting for Runs and Walks

Give access to your team and generate, customize, and export the reports that you need.

  • Options to give full, non-financial, and/or partial access (i.e. only access to Email and Website)
  • Give as many people access to your event as you want – we’ll never charge for access or user seats; GiveSignup is FREE event technology
  • Choose from hundreds of data fields to view all of your data in one place: participation, team, and fundraiser details are easy to report on from a single report
  • Easy export options to get your data into spreadsheets and other systems your nonprofit uses
  • You own your data; we’ll never market to your participants and fundraisers

More Than Just Peer to Peer Fundraising Events

GiveSignup knows it takes more than just a powerful registration provider to deliver a successful Run or Run/Walk. We build software and technology that are essential for events to raise more and deliver a memorable event day experience.

  • Free Websites
  • Free Email Marketing
  • Integrated fundraising tools
  • Volunteer management
  • Caps and corrals
  • Group & team setup
  • Experiential EventDay Tools
  • Free EventDay CheckIn App
  • Free photo platform

And so much more!

Registration Event Customer Spotlight

Leading Edge Take Heart 5K

Take Heart is a nonprofit like so many – operating with a small staff that aren’t full time race directors and have many additional responsibilities. They teamed up with Leading Edge, to bring something meaningful to Lakeland’s active community. And when it comes time to make the Leading Edge Take Heart 5K a reality, the tools and guidance of GiveSignup help make it a success.

  • $40,000 Raised

  • $6,000 Raised by Top Team

  • 50 Sponsors

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