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The practice of using a small wearable transmitter to track race participants’ times at regular checkpoints along a course. Chip timing has allowed race organizers to admit far more competitors to events, since it eliminates the need to track racers via a stopwatch or video feed. It also has the added benefit of cracking down on cheaters.