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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 ]
2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference
The 2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference at the Tuscany Suites in Las Vegas, NV was a HUGE success. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘grow’. Not only did IPICO Sports continue its tremendous growth as a leading global timing company but our conference grew to record numbers, our global timer base grew throughout the year, and most importantly our timers themselves grew their own businesses. The 2014 IPICO Sports Users Conference allowed our users to learn more technical aspects of the superior technology that they have at their finger tips. It also allowed them to interact and learn from some of the biggest and best timers on the planet. “It’s my first time to attend the IPICO conference and [ ... read more ]
Event Spotlight – 2014 Gran Premio TERNUA 14K
With the slogan “Over the snow and under the stars” a few hundred daring runners gathered January 18, 2014 at the Spanish ski station of Sierra Nevada to participate in the 2014 Gran Premio TERNUA 14K Snow Running. Unfortunately as the 6:30pm race start time was approaching a big snow storm came down with over 35 MPH (60kmh) winds, temperatures as low as 10°F (-12°C) and little to no visibility.     IPICO Sports timer David Morales Santiago of Granada’s GLOBAL-TEMPO task to time such event shared with us an amazing race video along with the message “Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst”. A must see video: http://vimeo.com/85429604 [ ... read more ]
A Christmas Story Run
In the spirit of Christmas and in the spirit of running, we had to let you know of this event. I mean, who hasn't seen this classic movie and what better way to celebrate the holiday then running past or finishing at Ralphie's house. The first Christmas story Run took place Saturday December 7, 2013 in Cleveland, OH timed by our partners Speedy Feet. The race was inspired by the 30th anniversary of the movie "A Christmas Story." The run took you back down Memory Lane to the movie set locations that made this movie famous. Runners dressed up like Ralphie, ran in a Leg Lamp Costume, and jogged in the Bunny Suit that Aunt Clara gave Ralphie for Christmas! Runners and spectators were even treated to hot, Rich [ ... read more ]
Ipico Sports Timers Rule The Cross Country World
Ipico Sports timers rule the Cross Country world using Ipico equipment coupled with Finish Lynx. The NCAA Division I and II were brilliantly timed by IPICO SPORTS TIMERS - PRIME TIME TIMING (Sean Gavigan) and BRANCH SPORTS TECHNOLOGY (Cody Branch). NCAA MEN'S and WOMEN'S DIVISION 1 Cross-Country Championships 2013 November 23rd, 2013 Terre Haute, Indiana Oregon’s Edward Cheserek produced a stunning result as he came back after getting dropped and won the 2013 men’s individual crown in convincing fashion, braving sub-freezing temperatures, strong winds, and a muddy course. In the process, he defeated Texas Tech senior Kennedy Kithuka, who was looking to end his collegiate career undefeated in cross country. [ ... read more ]
IASB Conference
IPICO Sports Sales Representatives Kevin McBain and Justin Hopper were in attendance this past weekend for the 2013 Joint Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) in Chicago, Illinois with the purpose of promoting its newest reader system; the FiT Reader . The FiT Reader is a versatile, efficient and lower cost timing solution designed for scholastic use in a variety of different applications including sports conditioning, the Pacer Test, 1 mile run, shuttle runs, etc… More than 9,000 public school leaders attended the annual conference with the focus on improving and strengthening Illinois’ public schools. IPICO Sports aims to improve scholastic fitness moving forward with a [ ... read more ]
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