Certain race directors may hold competitions to see who the top referrers are for their race. If the referral tracking feature is enabled for your race, then this tutorial will teach you how to locate your referral code and share it with family and friends.
Becoming a Referrer
Certain race directors may hold competitions to see who the top referrers are for their race.If the referral tracking feature is enabled for your race, then you will be supplied with a unique referral code that will credit you as the referrer any time that a user visits and/or registers as a result of your referral.
Locating Your Personal Referral Code
There are three main locations you can find your referral code
1. Within your Confirmation Email
2. Within your RunSignup Profile
3. Within the confirmation page following Registration
Locating Your Referral Code From Your Confirmation Email
Within your confirmation email, you will be able to find your referral code/link.
If you have deleted your confirmation email, then please follow the steps in the section for “How to Resend the Confirmation Email” in order to retrieve your unique referral code link.
Locating Your Referral Code From Your RunSignup Profile
From your RunSignup profile, you can access your referral code by scrolling down to the bottom of your profile and selecting My Referrals under the Runner Links section. If you have registered for multiple races that have setup referral tracking, you will be able to see all of your referral codes from here.
Locating Your Referral Code From the Confirmation Page Following Registration
Following your registration, you will be taken to your confirmation page. At the top of the page you will a Refer Your Friends link. When selected you will be able to share your referral link to your friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, or email.
Being the Top Referrer
Depending on the race, the “Top Referrer” will either be the person who earned the race the most revenue from their referrals, or the person who had the highest total number of referred users register for the race.In order to increase your chances of becoming the “Top Referrer”, share the link with your referral code in it with family and friends who may be interested in joining you in the race (ex: including the link in a Facebook status, a tweet on Twitter, a blog posting, a monthly newsletter, on the side of blimp, etcetera).