New Search Field in Racemap Tracking-Map

You want easy Live-Tracking your spectators will love?

Our new and intuitive search field works perfectly at competitions with many participants and helps spectators keeping the overview over the event. Our search field is displayed on computers and on mobile devices also. The list of participants is displayed only when using the search field and shows statistics like speed, distance from start, current height and distance to go off every athlete of the event. Additional the new search field provides various setting options.

mapbox & fresh Marker Design

Racemap now uses mapbox which enables new map features, Our new marker design targets the location even better

Two major improvements available for our Tracking Map, now:

  1. Our interactive sports visualization now uses mapbox. That enables nice features like changing direction, orientation and layout (as Terrain, Sattelite and Hybrid) of the map (using the right mouse).
  2. New flag design targets precisely the location of the athletes. New hover feature displays the flag with the specific race number. Flags are semitransparent to catch what is covered by the flag.

The visualization concept of Racemap GPS Tracking is clear and easy to understand. Through our Tracking Map any spectator is able to watch the competition on a desktop or on a mobile device.

New SOS-Feature in Tracker Management

More Safety at Sports-Events: Press SOS on your Racemap-Tracker and activate an alert in Tracker-Management!

SOS-Feature integrated into Racemap Tracker Management

Safety is a selling point! For race organizers, it is getting more and more important to make participants and their families feel safe during a sports event. That way everybody really enjoys the adventure and will come back to next years event.

New SOS-Feature! The most interesting competitions are in remote nature. For those events, Racemap provides the SOS-Feature in combination with Racemap-GPS-Trackers. Pressing the SOS-Button, the athlete activates an alert in the Tracker Management:

  • SOS-Tracker show as first in tracker list
  • Alert pops up and needs to be confirmed, so you can’t miss the important information when monitoring an event in a race office
  • Location of specific tracker is displayed directly in the small map in tracker management

Racemap Tracker Management:

  • Work fast, efficient and accurate with many GPS-Trackers.
  • Combines features to easily manage many GPS-Trackers at once.

Open Elevation Service

Background: We are working on a predictive Transponder-Tracking in tight collaboration with race|result. The prediction model is using recorded data from the timekeeping system as decoders and from TrackBoxes to forecast the athlete’s location real-time.

Everybody being involved in sports knows that the elevation is from key importance for a good speed prediction. It does strongly influence the speed of the athletes whether they ride their bikes uphill or downhill. Through our project for the Chip-Tracking we noticed, that Google Elevation API is too inaccurate for our use case. And as there is no other open elevation service providing accurate heights, we just developed and hosted such a service ourselves. You can use this service for your own projects under MIT license. You either host this service yourself or just use our API.

Do you have any question or suggestion regarding our elevation service? We are really looking forward to your feedback.

Dynamic Visualization of big Events

Racemap offers a flexible tracking solution for all kind of sports events. The last update of Racemap Tracking Map enables a dynamic scale from S to XXL – From 150 devices applied in your Tracking Map, our viszalization shows dots instead of flags. That keeps your Live-Tracking clearer for your spectators even at big events. 

Chip Timing for Sports Live Tracking

You are a race timer or race director and you want to offer Live-Tracking with your timing equipment? Our solution: Racemap develops a tracking system using data from the timing system to show a live visualization of your competition. In this project we work in tight collaboration with race|result, because they offer Track Boxes and Active Transponders – which are game-changing, unique products for timing and tracking. To verify our prediction model we tested the algorithm directly against GPS-Tracking during the 100km-Duathlon.


During our tracking test at 100km-Duathlon we use one Decoder, one Management Box, ten Track Boxes, 350 Active Transponders and 55 GPS-Trackers. Karl and Jens are monitoring and verifying the prediction model directly on the race ground.

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Your easy to use personal Tracker

From our clients we know, athletes want a personal GPS tracker without wasting hours in configuration the hardware e.g. to make it work with a SIM card. Nobody wants to set up a tracking device with SMS commands. You want personal Live Tracking ready to go at once? Shop Racemap GPS devices!

Best Personal Live Tracking with Racemap

Fast, easy and flexible! You want reliable Live Tracking without wasting time? Its not just about GPS hardware – its the service that makes Racemap GPS devices unique. Racemap offers three solutions for the best personal Live Tracking experience.

  1. GPS Tracker ready to go! Out of the box, your Racemap GPS Tracker is already configured for Live Tracking on racemap.com and in Racemap Tracking App.
  2. Daily Tracking – Tracking Map you use flexible any time. Private through your personal URL. Visibility – you control who keeps track to you while training, competitions or sports projects.
  3. Premium Coverage – Your GPS Tracker communicates through the best available cellular network, no worries about SIM cards.

Just combine the tracking solutions respect your needs. You want to learn more about Live Tracking with Racemap? Just get in touch with us +49 151 24122370 or [email protected] – we are happy to enable your Live Tracking.

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Challenge Roth free GPS-Tracking

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Live Tracking is extremely exciting for spectators at big triathlon events like Challenge or Ironman AND provides helpful information for orga staff and speaker. In 2015 Reiner Mehlhorn made live tracking with GPS trackers at Challenge Roth using Racemap GPS System. Worked very well, as you see in the replay of the race.

That is why we offer free Live Tracking this year too. The athletes join Live Tracking with our free Tracking App or with GPS trackers. Live tracking with Racemap works without registration.