Keys and passcode
Keys link participants' data with tracking hardware. Using keys, participants seamlessly connect Racemap App for live tracking and upload their recorded activities.
Participants use the passcode or keys to easily connect Racemap App for live tracking.
Test the sign-up process with Racemap App for the event "Easy QR Code Run" (passcode 6G615L):
Two options for automatically connecting Racemap App for live tracking in this event:
After sign-up, you can contribute your activities to the activity challenge. Have Fun!
Through keys, you can sell live tracking in the online registration for your event. Merge the participant data (name and race number) with a specific key. Distribute the key with the registration email or as a printed QR code. Keys enable an automated and highly convenient sign-up process for live tracking.

Properties of keys and the passcode

  • Assigned to ONE specific event,
  • Can't be used for a different event,
  • Six characters, upper or lower case is irrelevant.
  • Each with a specific landing page URL: https://racemap.app/redeem_key?key=YYYYYY.
Application
Keys
Passcode
Usage for the event
Multiple keys for one event
One passcode for one event
Usage by participants
Personalized: each participant uses a different key
Each participant uses the same passcode for one event
Merge with participant data
Match participant's name & race number with a specific key eg. in registration platform
No match with individual participant data possible
Assign location data during the event - Total activity
Accumulate multiple activities with Racemap App
Accumulate multiple activities with Racemap App
Assign location data - Sum-up activities
With Racemap App and upload recorded activities
With Racemap App, only
Read more about the synchronization of participant data with a Racemap event:
Learn more about keys to upload recorded activities from fitness trackers such as Garmin and Polar:

Connect Racemap App for live tracking

Participants require a key respectively the passcode to connect Racemap App (or a custom app) for live tracking in a specific event. There are three options for participants redeem their key in the app:
  • Scan QR code.
  • Press the key link
  • Manually redeem the key in the search field of Racemap App.
Information about deep links to directly call functions in Racemap App (or a custom app):
The key link provides a seamless user flow to connect the participants' phones for live tracking. The convenient user experience scales with a huge number of participants and saves support time. The process dynamically guides participants independent from
  • The user's phone is iOS or Android.
  • Racemap App is installed or not installed.
  • The participant opens the key link on the smartphone or on the desktop.
Key link landing page on desktop guides participants using their phones
Racemap App is not installed
Racemap App is installed
The key link forwards to the AppStore or to GooglePlay to install the tracking app.
The key link
  • Opens Racemap App.
  • Addresses the corresponding event. Participants don't search for their race.
  • Automatically redeems the key. Participants don't type the six characters of the key.
QR code on race kit to connect Racemap App for live tracking at ooredo marathon

Redeem key or passcode, manually

Redeem a key respectively the passcode in the search field of Racemap App.