Race & Event Live GPS Tracker
How does it work?
Every participant takes along one of our GPS tracking devices. This tracker transmits location data at a set interval over GPRS. The GPS tracking interval could be set to every few seconds/minutes up to hours. The GPS tracking device stores all data in case of no GPRS signal to ensure no data gets lost. Our dedicated web server then receives and stores the data. The live race & event map feeds itself every x minutes with the event specific data to ensure best performance.
In case you or your participants have their own hardware: we are capable of connecting to almost any kind of GPS transmitter. For example, Garmin inReach, SPOT Gen3 or SPOT Trace. A mixture of rental and personal devices? No problem!
Tracking Map Features
The map is designed to present a clear event overview while still containing lot of details.
The main tab, contains the map with all riders/markers/checkpoints displayed. To make most use of the space it has a folding menu on the right side. The menu displays the race clock, filter options and the participants overview sorted on current position. Clicking on a participant activates the poly line and expands the sub menu exposing details participant data like current position, elapsed distance, distance on track, distance to finish (DTF), current speed and the checkpoints.
It is possible to add crew vehicles to the map. They are excluded from any form of ranking.
An overnight campsite marker is dropped at the riders overnight position. You can even display traffic information.
All data on the map gets automatically refreshed once per minute.
We have also added satellite view layers and enhanced the track of each participant. The tracks includes small clickable dots, on each waypoint, with all historical information from that specific point!
With a pre-loaded track, we are able to use our 'Distance On Track' feature as well as a 2D and 3D visualization of the track.
A Windy based view that displays all riders on a windy map including a waypoint trail indication their direction.
The leaderboard tab, contains a grid displaying all participants and corresponding checkpoint data. The grid allows you to filter on participants and sort columns by clicking on the headers. Detail: the first participant to check a checkpoint (automated) is highlighted in green!
Race Flow - A graph displaying distance vs time.
Instagram - A photo feed based on accounts or event #hashtags
you, as organizer, are in full charge of the participants. Add/change/modify participant data like name, start number, country or mark a participant as scratched. Monitor every device in real-time. You can even restart a specific tracking device, remotely!
Ensure extra safety during your event. All tracking devices are equipped with a SOS button. The race director will receive a message with time, location and rider info once the SOS is triggered by a participant.
It is also, as a race director or event organiser, possible to receive automated alerts, by e-mail or SMS, when a riders goes 'off-track'.
Software & Hardware
We offer software, hardware and all-in-one packages.
We ship our GPS tracking devices packed in waterproof flight cases. All devices are numbered, charged and ready-to-go.
Is the tracker suitable for my event?
If your event involves moving participants and/or objects: yes!
Every event is unique. We would love to adjust the software to fit your needs.
Our Race & Event live GPS Tracker would be perfect to track, for example, classic car rally events, long distance/trail/ultra/cross country running, cycling, sailing, hiking, skiing, Escape and Evade events and more.
Why Follow My Challenge?
Like our tracker software we are flexible! We love to customise the tracker to suit your challenge.
âœ“ We use the latest 2018 model, GL300W, GPS tracking devices with a large 2600 mah battery.
âœ“ We can connect many GPS tracking devices like SPOT and Garmin inReach as well.
âœ“ We run our maps on the premium layers from Mapbox! Other layers possible!
âœ“ We offer all-in-one solutions to make it as easy as possible. We can even take care of the registrations and payments.
âœ“ We understand that your event has to be perfect. We have demo tracking devices available for you to give it a test.