B.A.A. Racing 4+

B.A.A. Racing

Tata Consultancy Services

    • 3.8 • 35 Ratings
    • Free

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Description

The B.A.A. racing app is the official home for all Boston Marathon and B.A.A. race information and tracking. It is your guide to race weekend and race day!

The Official racing app for the 126th Boston Marathon and 2022 B.A.A 5k. Track your favorite runners, view interactive leaderboards, see past results, and more!
Features:
· Live tracking on course maps
· Live leaderboards
· Participant times, paces, estimated finish times, and push notifications
· Tracking for both the 126th Boston Marathon and B.A.A. 5K
· Cheer card submission to encourage your favorite runners
· Race related information and resources
· Custom selfie frames
· Live broadcast viewing links
· Social media sharing
· Sponsors

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

KH66 ,

I wish the map could be in landscape!

The app is really good and gets better each year. I hope maybe this year or next they could update the map so it can be viewed in landscape. It would be easier to follow the many family members and friends that are starting at different times and running at different speeds

Small item but would be helpful!

Thanks

othermeg ,

Bad at the Main Thing: Race Day Tracking

I agree with the review that said last year’s app was better. This app tried to be and do too much, and it was seriously lacking for race day, especially if you were tracking multiple people. So many small, seemingly obvious user features were missed. For example, you could not re-order the list runners you were tracking after adding them. More importantly, the list order of tracked runners should have automatically updated as the tracked runners crossed checkpoints(aka fastest to slowest), showing up in the order you would likely see them on the course. This obviously showed correctly on the course map view, but the list view was the default and should have also shown tracked runners in chronological order. The app was also excruciatingly slow to load and reload throughout the race.

Something I’d like to see for next year: There should be a “course spectator” option where you can put in your rough location as a spectator and be notified specifically when your tracked runner(s) hits the closest checkpoint before your location. I missed seeing a few of my tracked runners because it was distracting going back and forth between checking the app notifications and cheering.

Overall I think more thought and intentional user design needs to go towards the race tracking aspect of the app and evaluating how people are using that feature since it’s the main reason people download the B.A.A. app on Marathon Monday.

WKathrynBB ,

Yet another Boston Marathon app. WHY?

The app was much better last year. Which brings me to my first piont. Why do we have to download a whole new app every freaking year?!? For one thing, it would be great if one could track a particular runner year by year in one place. VERY FRUSTRATING. The text labels on the icons are teenie and impossible to read due to being super low contrast. Pale gray is a terrible choice. These are extremely hard to read on both a black or a white background. Please get some older adults on the design team. You might be surprised at what gets missed without another perspective.

App Privacy

The developer, Tata Consultancy Services, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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