Over the past years there has been a trend toward bigger and more extreme sports events attracting thousands of people. Up until last spring, there were many big events like city runs, cycling tours and family style survival runs. Although they fulfilled a certain demand in attracting crowds, they were very much commercialized and often […]
How to organize a Covid-19 proof competition. Ideal for time tria racing and small competitions with manual timing.
RaceGorilla is ontstaan uit de wens om kleine wedstrijden te organiseren met dezelfde beleving als een groot evenement. Het is een innovatief en veelzijdige platvorm wedstrijdmanagement van hardloopwedstrijden
Timing a competition is much better when you get some help. Either when start & finish are far apart or if you work with ‘timing buddies’ you’d better get some friends on board. In the dashboard you can invite team members to your competition in the ‘Team’ view. Either existing users or new users who […]
When you’ve read our article on roles & permissions already you might want to dive deeper and learn about advanced permissions as well. In the ‘Advanced Permissions’ section of the dashboard a competition admin can set permissions for timekeepers or judges per time point or judge location. These settings determine what a user can or […]
When you -as a competition organiser- add a person to your timing team, or you -as a user- join a competition, then there are some default permissions applied automatically. As a competition admin you can customise these permissions and set roles. Hop over to the dashboard for more fine grained control. By default two roles […]
The CloudTimer platform has a wide variety of settings in order to configure a competition. We understand that this might be overwhelming at times. Therefore we are writing (work in progress) this article which serves as a comprehensive guide to all possible settings. Don’t hesitate to write us a message in case there are any […]
Via the dashboard it’s now possible to set your own categories. Previously it was only possible to make use of the default categories for a competition or ask us to set this in a custom way for you. Now you can freely add categories to your own liking in the ‘Categories’ view in the dashboard. […]
Since the last release of our iOS sport timing app the KeyPad timing view became available to our iPhone and iPad users. In parallel we also made the app to better adept to iPad screens. The KeyPad timing view is ideal for mass start races like triathlon, open water swimming, cycling or running.
It’s not a race for the faint hearted, definitely not considering the temperatures during the first open water swimming race timed on the CloudTimer platform in Scotland. Vigour Events organised ‘Thrilled to be Chilled’; a race over 450m, 1k or for the acclimatised the ‘ice mile’ (a skins/standard swimwear only swim). Participants could enjoy a stunning […]