- people pick up their race pack the night before but for various reasons don’t turn up on the day.
- people turn up to the race but leave their race pack at home with their bibs and chips.
- people in teams, but each leg runner turns up separately and wants a chip, swearing they are the person allocated to get the chip ( 1 chip is used per team ). This means a team can get issued with multiple chips.
We have timed a number of adventure races over the last year as it is a good fundraiser for the O club. The Sportident timing gear is ideal for recording split times through the sections of a race and making sure competitors visited all check-in points. One of the things that has helped a lot is the new “Chip Registration” screen in O-Lynx Touch. For a number of years we have handed out the Sportident chips at registration the night before the race, but after losing quite a few chips last year, this needed to change. Some of the issues that cause chips to get lost are…