We’ve been building the hardware and software behind endurance event operations for nearly two decades and have worked with thousands of timers. We’ve learned a few things along the way. Sharing that knowledge with you is one of the best ways we can think of to grow the industry. The free race timer resources below were written with you in mind.

Race Timing Hardware Whitepaper

Which Timing System Works for Me?

Every endurance event is different and it can be difficult to know which race timing software is best-suited for yours. This guide explains the differences between chip timing and RFID timing, and provides pricing, timelines and configuration tips so you can make an informed decision.

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Race Timers Guides

Download these free in-depth race timing guides on important topics—from planning to pricing to promotion—for great ideas and techniques to improve your events.

Tips & Advice For Running A Finish Line
When running a finish line, whether it's your first time or your 100th, it helps to have a step-by-step guide.
Which Timing System is Right for You?
Every race you time will have unique needs and circumstances, so it's important that you select the right timing solution.
Minimize Mistakes with Best Practices
We all make mistakes, but fortunately there are ways to decrease the amount that we make!
FinishLynx & IPICO: The Ultimate Finish Line
Sometimes it takes two to make a thing go not just right, but flawlessly.
Tokyo Marathon & ACTIVE | IPICO
Organizers of the Tokyo Marathon set exceptionally high quality standards for marathon timing.

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On-Demand Webinars

Our race timing webinars provide an exciting variety of content geared toward timers and presented by subject matter experts, industry insiders and product specialists.

The Modern Race Timer’s Toolkit
Participant expectations have never been higher. Learn how you can create experiences that inspire loyalty using game-changing innovation from the full ACTIVE suite of event products at every step of your event.
ACTIVE Timing Product Demo
Walk with a guide through the fully integrated race timing and scoring software that features real-time results posting, multilingual functionality, newly added triathlon support—and more!

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