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Blainville Roller Marathon 2014
On July 12th 2014 our friends at QuidChrono timed this years Blainville Roller Marathon using our 10 meter cycling antennas and 250 power tags with a HUGE success. The Roller Marathon in Blainville uses the track from PMG Technologies in Blainville, 30 minutes north of Montreal. The track is a loop of 3.2 km over a flat area, with a few interresting turns. The whole track area is open, which allows everyone on site to continuously watch the progress of the entire race. QuidChrono timed the 1k, 3k, 3k with strollers, 21k and 39k. You can check out the races Facebook pages for more photos and video. https://www.facebook.com/groups/27896217433/ [ ... read more ]

Le Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie. 12-15 June 2014
Le Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie. 12-15 June 2014 One of our leading timers and partners Quidchrono, secured the timing contract for this unique and exceptional 4day, 1000km road-bike event that raises funds for specific genetic research. The 1000km is divided in 13 splits with a spectacular finish at the Montreal Olympic stadium after 60h+ riding.   A total of 1043 tags were registered, that were divided in to approximately 200 teams. As part of IPICOSPORTS continuous product improvement and commitment to timer community and users, we tested a mini numberplate tag for mass cycling participation and a new 5m mat antenna configurations with zero dead zones that can allow the user to connect 2x 5m mats to [ ... read more ]

IPICO Sports Cycling
EXPAND YOUR TIMING BUSINESS by Gemini Timing We have owned Gemini Timing for three years. During these three years we have been perfectly content with timing 5K’s, 10K’s, Mud Runs, Half Marathons, Marathons, Triathlons, if you can run it, we can time it.  A client of ours who is the race director for a 4th of July race approached us in March 2014 and asked if we had the capability of timing bike races.  We didn’t yet but having just attended the Ipico Conference that January we knew that there was equipment available to us that could make this possible.  So after a little research we were the proud owners of several sets of bike antennas and power tags capable of safely timing bikes whipping over a finish [ ... read more ]

Dragons Den – Quid Crono
Congratulations to Julie Belisle and Marie-Claude Dube of Quid Chrono for their success in being selected for the upcoming season of the CBC’s Dragons Den in Canada! They were selected from hundreds of French Canadian entrants who were vying for air time for their ideas and potential funding from the Dragons. For our American customers, this program is similar to the Shark Tank on US television- with one proviso…… it is designed to encourage and promote entrepreneurism in the Province of Quebec, compared to the US and English Canada shows that have a higher degree of “entertainment” in their design. Not only did the ladies look great ( see photo above ) but they presented very well and received many [ ... read more ]

2014 Tokyo Marathon
Around 36,000 runners run through the busy streets that are shut down to traffic, of Metropolitan Tokyo. It is not just the 36,000 chosen runners but the 10,000 volunteers. Over 1,720,000 crowds cheering, numerous supporting sponsors and many others that come together as one to make it happen. Tokyo Marathon unites people and makes a great contribution to provide a dream to our society. Tokyo Marathon: Sunday February 23, 2014 Kenya’s Dickson Chumba and Tirfi Tsegaye smashed the course records at the 2014 Tokyo Marathon on Sunday (23), recording respective times of 2:05:42 and 2:22:23 at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race. Chumba’s winning time is the fastest ever performance in Tokyo, replacing the course [ ... read more ]

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