Those who honor the past, drive the present, and forge the future of barrel racing.

Forerunner, noun

Something or someone that acts as an early model for what will appear in the future, or a sign of what's to come.


: predecessor; ancestor; forebear; precursor.

Since our inception as a producer, we've wanted to be the forefront of our industry. To raise the bar, do things better, and do them right. If you've raced with Go Fast, or any partnered producer, you are, we are, Forerunners.

Forerunner, noun

Something or someone that acts as an early model for what will appear in the future, or a sign of what's to come.


: predecessor; ancestor; forebear; precursor.

Since our inception as a producer, we've wanted to be the forefront of our industry. To raise the bar, do things better, and do them right. If you've raced with Go Fast, or any other affiliated producer, you are a Forerunner.

Those who honor the past, drive the present, and forge the future of barrel racing.

We're not a club. We're a cultureOpen to anyone, anywhere.

Start By Creating A Free Account

When you create a Forerunner account you get a handful of accessibilities

Forerunner Account

House all your information and horses. When entering on the Go Fast Platform, your info is populated onto entry forms automatically. Enter in literal seconds.

  • Saves General Rider Info
  • Up To 10 Horses
  • Store League ID's (BBR#, WPRA# etc.) 
Forerunner Offers

Claim special offers from third party equine businesses you know & love. Only when you have a forerunner account can you claim these special offers!

  • Monthly, Bi-Monthly & Quarterly Offers
  • Exclusive To Forerunner Account Holders
  • From Respected Brands You Know & Love
Forerunner Enabled

Other 3rd party barrel racing producers can apply to host Forerunner Enabled point races. Know one that would want to be enabled? Send them our way! We make it super stupid simple.

  • Enabled Races listing
  • Monthly Enabled Races Email Blast
  • Special Wild Card Race Opportunities
Optional Point Membership

Upgrade to a paid Forerunner Membership to earn points at GFR races or Forerunner Enabled races with our Enabled producers! Points are awarded to all ages and trackable here.

  • Awards
  • Open To All Ages 
  • The Mosh Pit Incentive

See Pricing

$75 Annually

 

The Point Membership

Updated 12/11/21

2022 Go Fast Races Forerunners League

Forerunners is now a globally sanctioned Membership Program! Meaning racers will be able to earn points at OTHER PRODUCER RACES that are FORERUNNER ENABLED! GFR is extremely excited to offer this to other producers and to racers. It means more opportunity, more money and prizes!


Be a Forerunner just by signing up for an account with GFR/Forerunners

  • Gives you access to On-Line Discounts offered by Sponsors or other companies & any Go Fast Races Specials!

 Purchase an optional Forerunner Year End Point & Awards Membership

  • Membership is $75/racer. Membership is good for 1yr from date of purchase
  • Gives you access to On-Line Discounts offered by sponsors & other companies
  • Allows you to earn points in your respective age group for year-end awards!
  • Allows You to compete in the Mosh Pit Incentive for great day money and year end awards!
  • Age is determined as of January 1 of each year.
  • Point Season is January 1-October 31 of each year.
  • Awards & Places announced in early spring.

Optional Paid Forerunners Point Membership includes 5 age groups:

Senior Age: 50+ -points are from the Open

Adult Age:  19-49 -points are from the Open

Youth Level III Age:  13-18 -points are from the Youth

Youth Level II Age:  8-12 -points are from the Youth

Youth Level I Age:  7 & Under points are from the Youth


Age Group Point System

  • Members participating in an approved/sanctioned race will receive 5 Base Points, per entry/run, in each division they fall in for participation.
  • In addition to base points members will receive bonus award points based on how they placed in a division and only in the highest division they place in (a rider that places 1st in the 1D and 1st in the 3D will only get the bonus points on the 1D Run)
  • Members placing on more than one horse in the same division will only receive bonus points for their highest placing run but will still receive their base points for each run
  • ALL BASE POINTS (from all divisions) plus the Members Highest Placing Division Bonus Points will be awarded to their respective age group standing.

Age Group Point System Example:

Open 5D Added Money $500 (would work the same for youth from youth results)


1D

Susie 1st  Base points are 5 Bonus Points are 15 Senior Age

Susie 2nd  Base Points are 5 No Bonus Points

Linda 3rd  (Non member)

Jane 4th Place Base Points 5 Bonus Points 14-Adult Age

Jimmy 5th Place Base Points 5 Bonus Points 13

John 6th Place Base Points 5 Bonus Points 12 Adult Age

Tammy 7th Place (non member)

Gretchen 8th Place Base Points 5 Bonus Points 11


2D

Linda 1st  non member

Susie 2nd  Base Points 5 No Bonus Points (due to placing in 1D)

Jane 3rd Base Points 5 No Bonus Points (due to placing in 1D)

James 4th, Non member

Jill 5th , Base Points 5 Bonus Points 15 Adult Age

John 6th Base Points 5 No Bonus Points -Adult Age

Jason 7th Base Points 5 Bonus Points 14 Senior Age

Jane 5th Base Points 5 No Bonus Points-Adult Age


Age Group Point System Example Result

Susie is a Senior Age Group Member. She will get 30 points that go with her to her age group for that race day

Jane is an Adult Age Group Member. She will get 29 points that go with her to her age group for that race day

Test Your Self:  How May Points Does John Get for the Race Day?


Bonus Points are determined by Race Open & Youth Added Money (see chart below) Bonus Points will be awarded to the highest placing Paid Point Member per division. Bonus points will not be awarded if a member has placed in a higher division.


Added Money Open/Youth                                             Bonus Points

Less than $100                                                                  5

$100-499                                                                           10

$500-999                                                                           15

$1000-4,999                                                                      20

$5000-9,999                                                                      25

$10,000 and up                                                                 30


MOSH PIT INCENTIVE -great day money and year end awards for Forerunners Paid Point Members!

  • Meaning “all ages moshed together”!
  • Only Paid Forerunner Point Members May enter.
  • 5D Incentive $45 Entry Fee, 80% Payback, Equal Pay Out
  • Year End Awards Based on Points!
  • Points Awarded Per D with a total of 10 points down
  • If placing more than once in a D, racer gets highest points, not both point placings
  • Year End Awards given Per D. Racer may place in multiple Ds for year end!

2022 Year End Point Awards

TBA

What Forerunners Are Saying

Heres what riders have to say

No Paper Work

"Go Fast literally takes all the paper work out of the equation. It's like hitting an easy button"

Hilary LoBue

Racer

The Technology!

"I can’t say enough positive things about the technology! Yes, yes and yes"

Hassle Free

"Hassle free online entering, love having an account where you and your horses info is automatically filled in"

How To Get Started

These are the steps to getting started

1

Step 1: Register For A Forerunner Account

Register here.

2

Step 1.2: Upgrade To The Point Membership

If you already have an account, login and click the "membership" tab on the account page to upgrade to The Point Membership. Follow the instructions on that tab.

DONE!

Start marking your calendar! After each point race, return to the points page to see posted points.

Why Be A Forerunner?

Our Platform

has taken us to the next level as a producer and we're taking riders with us. Forerunners is not so much a club as it's an ethos. An ethos that strives for excellence in everything they do. Who elevate and move the industry forward. 

What More Forerunners Are Saying

The Process Is Easy

"Once I set up my account it was super easy. The forms were simple to navigate and the whole process was easy. I didn’t have to worry about getting there and getting to someone so I could sign forms or pay. They also keep me informed about events and the email notifications are not annoying like some"

Keeping Riders Updated

"Go fast entry form online is super simple and convenient. Once you have your account set up it’s just a click to enter. Go fast also sends out emails to keep the riders up to date on new things and any changes"

Mother Of A Racer

On The Go

"This platform is amazing for the cowgirl on the go. You can sign up for any race in just a few clicks. Easy to navigate, and very user friendly. I love how you can save your horses & information for next time. I wish all producers would use this type of platform"

In The Parking Lot

"Go Fast's entry system enables us to enter when we drive into the parking lot of the race or days in advance so easily! It’s great!"

Online Entries Stays Open

"I like that the online entry stays open to where you can even enter on the way to the race. So convenient"

Selecting Time Slots

"I love being able to select a time slot on the entry form, this absolutely is the best system if you have colts to work or need to fix an issue"

Racer & Mother Of A Racer