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

3 watchers
Mar 2016
2:58pm, 24 Mar 2016
17116 posts
  •  
  • 0
fetcheveryone
Pretty much, yep. We are on it with parkrun HQ.
Mar 2016
7:13pm, 24 Mar 2016
11279 posts
  •  
  • 0
RichHL
The basic kit includes a laptop or netbook. Yours seems to have wandered off somewhere.
Mar 2016
7:27pm, 24 Mar 2016
6812 posts
  •  
  • 0
KatieB
This is all very interesting. :)
Mar 2016
7:29pm, 24 Mar 2016
6813 posts
  •  
  • 0
KatieB
I really hope the ending is that we find out parkrun's netbook. :)
Mar 2016
9:53pm, 24 Mar 2016
22635 posts
  •  
  • 0
McGoohan
Does this have 'moonlight flit' written all over it?
Aug 2018
10:53am, 26 Aug 2018
349 posts
  •  
  • 0
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
19729 posts
  •  
  • 0
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
19730 posts
  •  
  • 0
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
350 posts
  •  
  • 0
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.

Got something to say?

To join the discussion, sign in or join us.

About This Thread

Maintained by KatieB
I can get the stopwatch data on to my Mac and it's in the right format and looks like it will be fi...

Related Threads

  • 5k
  • parkrun

Heart Rate Analysis

See your heart rate training data from the last 12 months broken down in technicolour.

Flat as a pancake?

We've collected thousands of your reviews from events, and worked out which races give you the best chance of a fast time!

UTMOST

Beat your league rivals to gain weekly promotion. Compete at every distance from a mile to a marathon.

Marathon Prediction

We delve deeper to give you greater insights when working out your goal marathon time.


Back To Top
X

Free training & racing tools for runners, cyclists, swimmers & walkers.

Fetcheveryone lets you analyse your training, find races, plot routes, chat in our forum, get advice, play games - and more! Nothing is behind a paywall, and it'll stay that way thanks to our awesome community!
Get Started
Click here to join 108,904 Fetchies!
Already a Fetchie? Sign in here