the Sectional Times

Sectional Timing

What Methods and Who, provides the most accurate Sectional Times?

For a thorough explanation of the various sectional timing methodologies (and their pros and cons) employed throughout the world, please refer to our 11 page publication: Affordable , Accurate and Informative Sectional Timing, A Discussion Paper and Blueprint, 2014.

Punting Form utilises the manual frame by frame video analysis method. We are not interested in cloaking the method in 'mystique' or over-selling the accuracy of the sectional times we compile. Frame by Frame video analysis is a very straight forward task to perform with the downside being it is very labour intensive if wishing to cover every runner in a race (as we do). It is capable of producing very accurate sectional times under the right circumstances. Read Moreā€¦