Lakeshore Athletic Services provides race timing services using chip timing and photo finish timing systems for events of all types and sizes. Our offices in the Chicago, IL and Tampa, FL areas service local events and we travel throughout the US to provide services in other areas. We are an industry leader in race timing services and have over 30 year of experience. Lakeshore Athletic Services was one of the first timing companies in the US to implement chip timing systems and was one of the first companies in the US to adopt disposable UHF timing tags, which have become the industry standard. We have been at the forefront of race timing technology for 30+ years and continuously implement new technology and services to meet the growing technology needs of modern events. We understand every event is different and work with multiple technology platforms to ensure we are providing the best possible service.
We provide timing services to events ranging from 50 – 40,000 participants with the flexibility to meet your needs. We can provide your event with quick and accurate results using ChronoTrack disposable bib-tag chips or FinishLynx F.A.T. photo finish timing systems. Finish Lynx race timing services are typically used for track timing services while chip timing is typically used for road race and multi-sport timing services. Lakeshore Athletic Services has provided timing services to prestigious events throughout the US such as the Pittsburgh Marathon, Big East Track and Field Championships, Missouri Valley Track and Field Championships, The Big Ten Network Big 10K, The Route 66 Marathon, The Rocky Balboa Run, The Chicago Half Marathon, and The Abbott Chicago 5K.
Annually Lakeshore Athletic Services provides race timing services for over a quarter million registered participants and over 200 events in Illinois, Florida, and the surrounding states.
Road Races and Multisport / ChronoTrack Timing
ChronoTrack race timing employs the use of a disposable RFID timing chips that are applied to the bib numbers or worn on ankle straps.
ChronoTrack chip timing is ideal for timing:
- Running Races (1 Mile – Marathon – Relays)
- Triathlons (Sprint – Ironman)
- Stair Climbs
- Open Water Swims
- Adventure Races
If you are interested in our chip timing services please Contact us today to receive a quote for your event.
Track and Field / FinishLynx Timing
Lakeshore Athletic Services offers FinishLynx, the #1 Track and Field Timing System in the USA, utilizing a Fully Automatic Timing (F.A.T) system. Over 1500 high schools and hundreds of colleges across the country trust their sports timing to FinishLynx. We can support your track and field meet or bike race with everything you need to produce a successful fully automatic timed event. Our FinishLynx cameras electronically capture the starting gun, then generate an accurate time for each athlete at the finish line using camera speeds up to 2000 frames per second.
FinishLinx is ideal for timing:
- Middle School Track meets
- High School Track meets (dual, tri, invitational’s, conference meets, etc)
- State tournament Sectionals
- College Track meets
- Community and All Comer Track and Field Meets
We also handle registration of athletes, seeding of heats and preliminary events and the seeding of finals. We provide live results with live a running clock online for all events using the Athletic Live platform. We can also provide output for video boards or broadcasts.
Contact us today to receive a quote for your track meet.