Two German market leaders start cooperating: The leading manufacturer of timing systems and the renowned provider of timing and event services will work together in the future. Starting in 2019, mika:timing will use RACE RESULT timing systems at numerous events. Since 2009, RACE RESULT has been at the forefront of development and has become the global innovation leader in timekeeping technology.
Mika:timing consistently pursues its successful strategy of always offering organizers and participants the best possible technology and the latest services.
"From more than 400 events every year, we know the individual challenges of each event," says Harald Mika, Managing Director of mika:timing. "As one of the leading independent service providers, we want and can use the best timing technology for each event. We see a number of benefits in the RACE RESULT systems in the field of active and UHF transponder technology, from which our customers and the participants of the sporting events can benefit."
Not only in terms of precision and reliability, but also in logistics and handling, the RACE RESULT systems with the characteristic red floor mats are the modern standard in sports timekeeping. They are now also used at prestigious running events, which are supported by mika:timing. The team of mika:timing will also use RACE RESULT active transponders to time numerous elite triathlon races.
“We are very happy that mika:timing relies on our solutions. This is a great vote of confidence in our technology and makes the entire team proud. In recent years we have been able to show how reliable and at the same time easy to handle RACE RESULT systems are. This convinces more and more timekeepers worldwide ", says RACE RESULT CEO Soenke Petersen about the new cooperation.
Starting in January 2019, mika:timing will run the first races with RACE RESULT technology. One of the first big races of the year will be the Dubai Marathon in January. With more than 30,000 participants, it is one of the biggest sporting events in the Arab world. Times will be measured with disposable transponders, that are attached to the participants’ bib numbers in advance.
mika:timing based in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany and its subidiary est mika:timing, Sweden are full-service partner for organizers of local, national and international sports competitions. The company is the market leader in Germany and one of the leading service providers worldwide. mika:timing supports event organizers throughout the project, advises in the planning phase, takes over participant and data management and is on-site with an experienced team, state-of-the-art equipment for timing and presentation of results in the highest quality.
Founded in 2009, RACE RESULT has developed into one of the world's leading suppliers of timekeeping technology. Known as the biggest innovator in the industry, RACE RESULT inspires its customers with outstanding quality Made in Germany. Worldwide, the company is recording rapidly growing numbers of users. From online registration via the personalized start number to the timekeeping system: RACE RESULT offers a complete package of hardware and software for sporting events of all sizes.