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Affordable Tracking and Timing

From $18 per tracker, it is an affordable option for your event.

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Live GPS Tracking for Outdoor Events

We offer a range of innovative live tracking and timing options for challenges and races including ultra runs, ocean races, endurance horse riding, rogaining, sailing, adventure races and Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions (DofE).

We can now track over 400 competitors at any one time! Our trackers are used for tracking competitors, event logistics, event safety and management. Our tracking web pages work on mobiles and desktop and are packed with features.

We also hire out trackers to those embarking on expeditions that they want to share with the world. We’ve tracked people kayaking Bass Strait, walking from Adelaide to Sydney and even climbing Everest!

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3 weeks ago

The general precept is that you need to carry the tracker with as much view of the sky as possible ie in the top of your pack.

• If on a bike, either on the shoulder strap of a back pack or taped on the stem towards the front or in an upwards facing pocket in a back pack.
• Places where it doesn’t work so well – on waist strap (body shields GPS signal) or under seat.
• Running. The best place we have found is taping the tracker to a shoulder strap of a backpack so it is on top of the shoulder. Get's the best unhindered signal.
• Many runners prefer a bumbag, that’s OK – better if round the back of the runner – otherwise GPS signal is shielded when going up steep hills. Also once or twice some racers have put it in a bumbag and then put a backpack on over the top. Poor tracker has a hard time finding the sky.
• If you do use a backpack or a bumbag, the tracker needs to be stationary in the bag. Running downhill the poor tracker will be chucked around and will have a hard time – so top pockets should have something else in them as well to hold the tracker in place. Also putting it inside buried under gear, not great either.
• Kayaking: strapped to the shoulder strap of a PFD. It doesn’t work well in pockets or waist straps where it might be shielded by a PFD.
• Adventure Racing: Carry triple bagged as supplied. Ensure teams carry them in an upward facing pocket in their back pack. Not in a deep pocket where it can loose signal.
• Horse Riding: Ideally in an upward facing pocket in a backpack, or at the top of some saddlebags.
They don’t work well in front pant pockets where you lean over the top of them.
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The general precept is that you need to carry the tracker with as much view of the sky as possible ie in the top of your pack. 

• If on a bike, either on the shoulder strap of a back pack or taped on the stem towards the front or in an upwards facing pocket in a back pack.
• Places where it doesn’t work so well – on waist strap (body shields GPS signal) or under seat.
• Running. The best place we have found is taping the tracker to a shoulder strap of a backpack so it is on top of the shoulder. Gets the best unhindered signal.
• Many runners prefer a bumbag, that’s OK – better if round the back of the runner – otherwise GPS signal is shielded when going up steep hills. Also once or twice some racers have put it in a bumbag and then put a backpack on over the top. Poor tracker has a hard time finding the sky.
• If you do use a backpack or a bumbag, the tracker needs to be stationary in the bag. Running downhill the poor tracker will be chucked around and will have a hard time – so top pockets should have something else in them as well to hold the tracker in place. Also putting it inside buried under gear, not great either.
• Kayaking: strapped to the shoulder strap of a PFD. It doesn’t work well in pockets or waist straps where it might be shielded by a PFD.
• Adventure Racing: Carry triple bagged as supplied. Ensure teams carry them in an upward facing pocket in their back pack. Not in a deep pocket where it can loose signal.
• Horse Riding: Ideally in an upward facing pocket in a backpack, or at the top of some saddlebags.
They don’t work well in front pant pockets where you lean over the top of them.

4 weeks ago

So ... how does our inbuilt timing system work? Well ... we're not sure if this explains it but we have given it a go.

GPRS timing comes from the Geofence capabilities of the trackers and is very easy to use as it is automatic. You simply set points along the route that you would like timing for. You do this by giving us the latitude and longitude of the points. As a tracker moves past this point, the time is automatically put into the leaderboard.

With this system, it will only be to the closest 90 seconds or to what the tracker is set to send out on. This means it isn't 100% accurate. What most events do, is use this for timing out on the course but add in a barcode scanner at the finish line. The barcode scanner involves someone scanning people as they cross the line. This time is then put into the leaderboard as an accurate finish time.

All times, splits, etc appear directly on the leaderboard next to the map. All results are accessible by a back end where they can be edited or overwritten. The system also allows for penalties and time credits to be put in.

It is a great system and we are happy to talk through if it might work well with your event.
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So ... how does our inbuilt timing system work? Well ... were not sure if this explains it but we have given it a go. 

GPRS timing comes from the Geofence capabilities of the trackers and is very easy to use as it is automatic. You simply set points along the route that you would like timing for. You do this by giving us the latitude and longitude of the points. As a tracker moves past this point, the time is automatically put into the leaderboard.

With this system, it will only be to the closest 90 seconds or to what the tracker is set to send out on. This means it isnt 100% accurate. What most events do, is use this for timing out on the course but add in a barcode scanner at the finish line. The barcode scanner involves someone scanning people as they cross the line. This time is then put into the leaderboard as an accurate finish time.

All times, splits, etc appear directly on the leaderboard next to the map. All results are accessible by a back end where they can be edited or overwritten. The system also allows for penalties and time credits to be put in.

It is a great system and we are happy to talk through if it might work well with your event.

1 month ago

Who do we track? While we specialise in tracking outdoor events, we often track expeditions or groups such as the Duke of Edinburgh and the Australian Army. It is always interesting! Get in touch if you would like to learn more. ... See MoreSee Less

Who do we track? While we specialise in tracking outdoor events, we often track expeditions or groups such as the Duke of Edinburgh and the Australian Army. It is always interesting! Get in touch if you would like to learn more.
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Events We Track

Trackers are a great for events that have previously been hard to watch, due to participants moving over large distances in inaccessible areas. Trackers send their latest position to a google map that anyone can view on their phone, tablet or

Hire Costs

Hire Costs We charge a base fee and a tracker hire fee. The fees are based on the number of calendar days of the event. Tracking / Mapping $18 per tracker for the first calendar day and $5 for each subsequent calendar

Safety / Logistics

Safety In this age of risk management, using the trackers at your event can add several more layers of safety management. Knowing where everyone is at any one time is invaluable. Someone is late? No problem, look where they are

Event Timing

If your tracking an event it is very easy for us to integrate timing and a leaderboard. Times are taken directly from the tracker or scanned in using a barcode scanner. GPRS timing comes from the Geofence capabilities of the

Expeditions

Expedition Tracking Need tracking for your remote expedition? We can create a custom web site for people to follow your every move that is also bound to keep your sponsors happy. We hire out special Satellite trackers for this that

Contact

Over the last 10 years, Track Me Live has tracked over 70 adventure racing, multisport, and mountain biking events in the outdoors ranging from 2 hours to 10 days in length. We are passionate about making this technology available to