Marathon tracking web-based solution

Internet of Sports Application

“Life is a marathon not a sprint”

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Background

After running marathons began to be widely accepted by people, a Swiss sports agency partnered with us on developing a web-based solution for tracking marathon runners.

Axeltra’s development team has a long experience in developing solutions for sports agencies. They saw a suitable partner that has a deep understanding of the field and possesses the ability to deliver high quality and feature-rich application rapidly to the market.

Project details

  • Marathon, Switzerland

  • 2017

  • .NET, Business Analytics

Solution

The client wanted to deliver a modern and user-friendly web-based solution that will not only serve its intended purpose but to also motivate people to go out and have fun during their running and competing. They hired 2 Senior .NET developers and 1 Business Analyst. With proven experience in building tracking applications, the team worked on developing the required solution, taking into consideration the user interface specifications and all the necessary validations.
The application was built using .NET technology through which we ensured functional and easy and intuitive navigation with a design that enhances the user experience which is at the same time simple and enjoyable. Web Services were used for user data actions, exploring routes for running, and statistics.

Features summary

  • View the race calendar for all marathons scheduled upfront with given routes

  • Register for an upcoming marathon and select a running route

  • Runners tracking and live unofficial results available during the race

  • Explore routes for all marathons

  • Compare statistics about total time and distance for all runners

  • View insights about average speed, in which period runner speed is faster – comparing intervals between start and finish

  • Searchable race results

  • Top Finishers results

The result

  • Developed an application that is fun to use for people during running

  • Ensuring a challenged run and increased market brand awareness for the marathon organizer

Cooperation spanning in years!
Axeltra have been a tremendous help. Their flexible and dedicated team have assisted Prime Group working on a variety of projects.
Eddy Thans
CEO / Prime Vision, The Netherlands

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