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Timers in Action, June 2014!

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EVENT: ECOAVENTURA RIO ALEGRE
DATE: May 18, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

ECOAVENTURA RIO ALEGRE

In an extraordinary natural setting, more than 2,500 runners gathered for the biggest sporting event in the city of Merlo. Rio Alegre welcomed competitors from all over the province of Buenos Aires who enjoyed an unforgettable day in the Ecoaventura 2014, organized by the Municipality of Merlo.

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The 10K challenge was held under speed walking mode and included Cross country paths, Creeping, Coasteering and Cross river. This tour was conducted by mixed couples, female, male and individual runners.

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The record of registered athletes by far exceeded all previous editions and the race had a huge impact on local and national media. Again, it was demonstrated that Merlo lives for sport.

Source: http://www.merlo.gob.ar/

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EVENT: DESAFIO DE LA RESERVA 2014
DATE: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

DESAFIO DE LA RESERVA 2014

On May 25th, DESAFÍO DE LA RESERVA 2014 race was held in the Pereyra Iraola park.

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The MTB challenge consisted of two laps of 25km each, with the race terrain predominantly covered in mud. The equipment used was two ONE4ALL XL with which two lines of four floor antennas, plus two side antennas were formed.

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For classification we used the program CONTROL TURNS, since for the delivery of results we had to inform the following: START TIME, FIRST AND FINAL ROUND.

Despite the adversity of mud, which covered the entire BIKEPLATE, the percentage of time readings was 100%.

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EVENT: MEDIA MARATON VALENCIA
DATE: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Venezuela

MEDIA MARATON VALENCIA

On May 25th, Half Marathon in Valencia took place. With the support of MACSHA to Carabobo RUNNERS CLUB, the race was timed at Olympic Village Fundadeporte in Naguanagua, Venezuela.

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Over 400 participants ran 21K, Julio Medina finished the race with the fastest time: 01:08:40 and the fastest female was Yolimar Pineda who finished with 1:20:47. To check all results visit Wagaduu!

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EVENT: CORRIDA CVD VMA
DATE: May 18, 2014
COUNTRY: Chile

CORRIDA CVD VMA

Corrida CVD VMA race, of 5K and 2.5K was jointly organized by the Verbo Divino College and Villa María Academy. Around 800 runners participated, mainly students and alumnies. The interesting thing about this race is that the finish line was performed on the running track, like in the Olympics, which demonstrated the professional nature of competition. More information corrida5k.cl

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EVENT: CORRIDA PY
DATE: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Chile

CORRIDA PY

On May 25th, MACSHA Chile was in Copiapó, in northern Chile, timing a family race of  10K, 5K and 2K. 2,000 runners signed up, which was free of charge. For timing MT-NUMBER chips were used. We timed the race with 2 lines of 4 floor antennas and 2 side antennas. On the day of delivery of kits, Kiosk Chip Check was used which allowed us to check registrants. The award ceremony was spotless and the results were shown on Race Check.

More information on corridapy.cl, and here are some photos from the race:

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EVENT: ASOVAG XTREME 1ra Edición
DATE: May 17, 2014
COUNTRY: Ecuador

ASOVAG XTREME 1ra Edición

On May 17, JPlayRaces was hired to time their second obstacle race, the type of event that is increasingly growing in Ecuador. This was held in the Cotopaxi Province, north of Guayaquil, in the canton the Manna.

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Participants from different parts of the country attended the event, in its first edition and being in a small town, it was very well received. We had the particularity of dealing with reading chips located anywhere on the body, for which we configured antennas so that it can be read correctly no matter where located.

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Race was characterized by having a more ecological than conventional mode, as many of the obstacles were built with materials from the sector. In the end, competitors who came to try out this first edition were very satisfied with desire to be prepared and repeat the experience next year.asovagxtreme 147 asovagxtreme 191

EVENT: DOWNHILL CUMBE
DATE: May 24, 2014
COUNTRY: Ecuador

DOWNHILL CUMBE

It was held in the Canton CUMBE 2,600 meters high and 20 km from the city of Cuenca in the mountains of the Ecuadorian Sierra. This DOWNHILL race for Team JPlayRaces, meant including a new modality.

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Riders started the race going down 2.20 kms. The route involved various jumps and some dangerous curves and additionally, timers had to deal with the pressure of doing a good job as the Downhill in this area of the Province of Azuay was virtually forgotten and depended on the performance and accuracy of the timing this mode to awake interest of pro athletes in this province in the highlands of Ecuador area.

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At the end many were really pleased and excited because of the precision of times, up to milliseconds which in some cases came to define the final position. The reading was 100% with no errors.

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EVENT: PATIN CARRERA CHIVILCOY
DATE: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

PATIN CARRERA CHIVILCOY

DISCIPLINE
Roller Fitness and Skate Race

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CATEGORIES and DISTANCES:

– KIDS 400 yards
– KIDS B 800 meters
– KIDS C 1 lap
– YOUTH 2 laps
– 5 km
– 8 km
– 12 km

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EVENT: MX PATAGONICO
DATE: May 24 – 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

MX PATAGONICO

On 24th and 25th of May, Patagonia Crono’s friends, were timing the 3rd edition of MX Patagonico in Zapala, Neuquén, where they worked with One4All UL system with 3 aerials and two side antennas, using  three MT-MOTOR chips.

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The competition was held during the celebrations for the day of the revolution: “To the roar of the engines we celebrated our May 25. We also included our kiosk for the first time where we created an interactive screen, so every motocross rider could access to see their classification results of Saturday and the result of each round on Sunday. Where we had a very good timing.” Diego reported. Congratulations friends!

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EVENT: MARATON 110º ANIVERSARIO CLUB REGATAS URUGUAY
DATE: May 1, 2014
COUNTRY: Uruguay

MARATON 110º ANIVERSARIO CLUB REGATAS URUGUAY

With a great attendance – which surprised even the organizers – the “10 and 4K MARATHON 110th ANNIVERSARY of the CLUB REGATAS URUGUAY” took place on May 1st.

With nearly 380 participants on an excellent day, the Club Regatas Uruguay celebrated its 110 years of existence with a big race on the streets of the city of Concepción in Uruguay.

It consisted of two distances, both timed with chips: 10 km in a circuit of two laps and 4 km. For the timing, MT-Ankles chips were used, showing an effectiveness of 100% in the readings.

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EVENT: 2º FECHA 10 KM POR EQUIPOS EN CONCORDIA
DATE: May 3, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

2º FECHA 10 KM POR EQUIPOS EN CONCORDIA

The 3rd of May at the Park Liquidambar (City of Concordia), the 2nd edition of the championship “10 km in a team” was performed.

This competition consisted of a circuit of 1 km, which has intermediate obstacles to overcome (sandpits, slopes, inclinations and other natural difficulties).

At the same time, the additional condiment, is that the competition is made by relay race with 2 members in distances of 1,000 x 1,000 meters.

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EVENT: 1º FECHA CAMPEONATO CORRENTINO DE DUATLÓN
DATE: May 3, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

1º FECHA CAMPEONATO CORRENTINO DE DUATLÓN

In the city of Corrientes on May 3, the first of 3 editions of the “Campeonato Correntino de Duatlon” took place, timed for the first time with chip system.

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For the event two stations were deployed, one at the start line/entry of the closed park (which determined the net time for each discipline) and other in the arrival.

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It is noteworthy pointing out that it is a championship that has shown tremendous growth in recent times, which is why the organization chose to use Cronomet’s Chips to give hierarchy to the different dates, and thus contribute to the overall improvement of the event.

EVENT: MTB EN BONPLAND
DATE: May 3, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

MTB EN BONPLAND

The 3rd MTB Correntino Circuit in the city of Bonpland took place. The weather appeared threatening, rainy, forcing cyclists to rethink their race strategies as a product of a difficult race circuit which was covered with abundant mud.

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For competitive categories, the distance was 40 km, divided into 3 laps, while the special was 30 km in 2 laps.

Despite the difficulties, nothing intimidated the cyclists who found in situations like that, an ideal opportunity to test their skills on the pedals.

It’s noteworthy mentioning that the MTB Correntino Circuit is one of the most important and competitive ones that is done through the year, and just like last year, the entire circuit was classified by Cronomet.

EVENT: 3º MARATÓN “ALGUIEN COMO YO FQ” EN PARANÁ
DATE: May 17, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

3º MARATÓN “ALGUIEN COMO YO FQ” EN PARANÁ

With the slogan “Run for life and organ donation”, in Parana on May 17th, the 10Km competition was held of “Fundación Alguien Como Yo” which brings together people with cystic fibrosis.

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With 210 participants, the race was held with great success and raised funds to assist in the various treatments of people with this disease.

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EVENT: 2º MARATON HOSPITAL CENTENARIO
DATE: May 17, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

2º MARATON HOSPITAL CENTENARIO

In Gualeguaychú, the 2nd Edition of the “10 KM Marathon Centenary Hospital” was held. At the same time, two integrative races, a 5K and another 2 km were done.

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The race that had its epicentre in the port area and the Plaza Colón, 317 athletes attended, promoted social actions for the benefit of cancer patients.

The timing was done with returnable MT-Tags, since the Cronomet´s objective was to provide a very accessible timing service for an institution that looks after the health of the community.

EVENT: CROSS COUNTRY EN PAREJAS “HATHOR HOTELS”
DATE: May 18, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

CROSS COUNTRY EN PAREJAS “HATHOR HOTELS”

In the Hathor Hotel, located in Concordia on the motorway 14, a cross country competition was held in teams. The race had an excellent attendance and a very good public, all in a beautiful place surrounded by abundant vegetation and numerous blueberry plantations.

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About two distances: 15 and 8 km in cross country mode, it was exclusively for two members teams – together throughout the race – had to face different scenarios and natural obstacles.

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For a race with all the ingredients, MT-Ankle tags were used, proof against anything.hotel3

EVENT: CORRECAMINATA BRIDGESTONE
DATE: May 18, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

CORRECAMINATA BRIDGESTONE

The “Bridgestone Walkrunning” is a charity event organized annually in Lomas de Zamora, by the world’s leading tire company.

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All the incomes from the event went to the “Betania” Civil Association, which has a day center and home for adolescents and adults with mental disabilities.

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Over a distance of 6 km in competitive mode, and 2 km in participatory mode, this event takes place for the seventh consecutive year, it’s framed in the social responsibility program of Bridgestone.

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This is an event with strong social content, involving people of all ages and conditions, which is why, to make it as easy as possible, for the timing and identification of athletes chips attached to the bib were used (“MT-NUMBER” from MACSHA), resulting in a successful timing, and participants happy to collaborate.brd-4

EVENT: 2º FECHA CAMPEONATO CONCORDIENSE DE MTB
DATE: May 24, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

 2º FECHA CAMPEONATO CONCORDIENSE DE MTB

In the premises of the Maevia Foundation (Lago de Salto Grande, Concordia), the 24th of May, the 2nd edition of the MTB Concordiense Championships was held, a zonal tournament which brings together cyclists of the city and its suburbs and the neighboring city of Salto (Uruguay).

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With more than 80 bikers, the competition was carried out with success. It is noteworthy mentioning that, although cyclists performance is rewarded on each date, at the end of the championship each final score is computed and rewards the most outstanding in each category.

EVENT: 100 AÑOS DE “EL DIARIO” DE PARANÁ
DATA: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

100 AÑOS DE “EL DIARIO” DE PARANÁ

On May 25th, the Cronomet team moved to Paraná to cover the 10 km competition organized annually by “El Diario” of Paraná.

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The sun lighted the “Entrerriana” capital during the early hours of this patriotic Sunday, which attracted more than 500 people who were present at this event framed in the activities planned by the morning newspaper in his centenary.

With this event, the Cronomet’s May calendar finished with 10 events. A busy month, in which 40 successfully timed competitions so far this year was totaled; and no doubt, in the coming months we will greatly exceed the number of 99 timed events throughout the 2013.

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EVENT: HALF MARATHON HAIFA
DATE: May 9, 2014
COUNTRY: Israel
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EVENT: SAUCONY RACE
DATE: May 16, 2014
COUNTRY: Israel
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EVENT: TIRAT KARMEL RACE
DATE: 18 Mayo 2014
COUNTRY: Israel
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EVENT: RACE HEVEL YAVNE
DATE: May 19, 2014
COUNTRY: Israel
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EVENT: 3ra CARRERA MIRALTA
DATE: May 18, 2014
COUNTRY: México

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Congratulations to our Timer Sporttam, for their first race organized as a MACSHA Timer. Very good work and keep going!

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EVENT: ½ MARATON BARLOVENTO
DATE: May 25, 2014
COUNTRY: Argentina

½ MARATON BARLOVENTO

1/2 Marathon Barlovento in Bahía Blanca, where placed a line of floor antennas floor x 4m, and 4 side antennas, 2 on each side, using two One4All systems, and Ankle chips.

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EVENT: III VERTICAL MONTAÑA BLANCA
DATE: May 24, 2014
COUNTRY: Spain

III VERTICAL MONTAÑA BLANCA

On May 24th we were in the III Vertical White Mountain trail running race with two modalities, 9km (1 lap) and 18km (2 laps). Installation of 2 lines of 2 meters of floor antennas and 2 side antennas. We keep moving forward!

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COUNTRY: United Kingdom

A good day of racing in the North of the UK and lots of rain to keep the riders focused:

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Tick Tock Timing in Woodbridge England. Timing a circuit race:

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Sorted and set up for another day of Army Timing in Abingdon:

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