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parkrun run directors, do any of you process results on a Mac?

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Mar 2016
2:58pm, 24 Mar 2016
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fetcheveryone
Pretty much, yep. We are on it with parkrun HQ.
Mar 2016
7:13pm, 24 Mar 2016
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RichHL
The basic kit includes a laptop or netbook. Yours seems to have wandered off somewhere.
Mar 2016
7:27pm, 24 Mar 2016
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KatieB
This is all very interesting. :)
Mar 2016
7:29pm, 24 Mar 2016
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KatieB
I really hope the ending is that we find out parkrun's netbook. :)
Mar 2016
9:53pm, 24 Mar 2016
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McGoohan
Does this have 'moonlight flit' written all over it?
Aug 2018
10:53am, 26 Aug 2018
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lozza
I realise this thread is over two years old, but has anyone achieved using a mac for downloading and processing parkrun results? After much fiddling i can get both stopwatch and scanner to download to the mac, but the data formats are not what the result processing software is expecting.

I do have the parkrun laptop, but it is slow and clunky and I'd rather use my featherweight MacBook air if I can...
Aug 2018
11:21am, 26 Aug 2018
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fetcheveryone
I did so in the very early days of my tenure - I had to do a bit of fiddling round with the format you’ve mentioned - probably a mix of Excel and Notepad. Soon after we got a parkrun laptop.
Aug 2018
11:23am, 26 Aug 2018
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fetcheveryone
If it helps, I can dig out a sample of the right format (although might not be for a few days)
Aug 2018
11:25am, 26 Aug 2018
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lozza
Thanks - I was hoping to avoid the fiddling - by the time I've done that the laptop would have surged into life ;) In the olden days I would have broken out the java and written something.... but too lazy now.

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