#Gametiime Weekend Collection (7/27 – 7/28/13)

This past week, we had a new idea…

Through social media, we constantly hear story after story of your awesome race experiences and inspiring accomplishments. This is one of the many things making the Gametiime community special. We wanted to showcase this.

To help make this happen, we asked you to do two simple things:

1. Post a race pic through Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
2. Hashtag your picture with #Gametiime.

The result? Awesome pictures from four different races this weekend… telling the stories of you, the local runners and triathletes who make up the Gametiime community.

Here are the amazing people that make up the first #Gametiime Weekend Collection. Enjoy and we look forward to seeing your race pics in the future!

Gametiime Athlete: Jeannie Gilbert
Race: Vineman Full Triathlon (Guerneville, CA)
Race Description: 2013 marks the 24th Annual Full Vineman Triathlon, making it the
oldest independent full distance triathlon held
in the continental United States. The experience which Vineman athletes have will be
unmatched, as they swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles through beautiful Sonoma County’s wine country.

Gametiime Athlete Highlights:

  • This was Jeannie’s first full Ironman triathlon. 140.6 miles in total!
  • Despite a bike crash at mile 84, Jeannie still managed to win 3rd place in her AG.
  • Jeannie was previously featured in Faces of Gametiime.

Gametiime Athletes: Ryan Anke, Sandy Chan, Heather Koski, Dan Le, Stephanie Lu, Alexis Sata, Jon Tam, Robyn Wilson
Race: Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run (Seattle, WA)
Race Description: 8K & 5K Fun Run Along the Parade Route | Pirate Costume Contest | Post Race Party Including 21 & Over Beer Garden with Live Entertainment

Gametiime Athlete Highlights:

  • BQiMU3lCYAAxIiWAlexis Sata was the 9th overall women’s finisher and won 2nd place in her AG — both at just 15 years old!
  • Ryan Anke completed his 6th consecutive Torchlight Run, PRing the 8K in 41:55.
  • Robyn Wilson set a 5K PR, finishing 16th overall and 6th in her AG with a time of 21:49.
  • Dan Le and Stephanie Lu finished their first 8K race. Two more PRs! ;)
  • We got to run alongside the first US Women’s Olympic Boxer, Queen Underwood.
  • Both Ryan and Heather Koski were both previously featured in Faces of Gametiime.

Gametiime Athlete: Jonathan Kaylor
Race: Lacamas Lake Half Marathon (Camas, WA)
Race Description: This is the 10th year for the Lacamas Lake Half Marathon Event! This year, the start and finish will be in downtown Camas the day following the big Camas Twitter - pdxplorerDay’s Celebration. The beautiful and quaint downtown provides the perfect setting for this event. You’ll love it! The course will have a hill at the start and then it’s flat running to the lake. The moderately challenging course picks up with the old course in that you’ll do a full loop around Lacamas Lake. This new route eliminates two of the major hills from prior years and then provides for a very fast finish as you’ll run down Dallas Drive into downtown Camas with a finish right in front of Liberty Theater.

Gametiime Athlete Highlights:

  • Jonathan bested his goal time of 1:50:00 with a finishing time of 1:45:46, good for 12th place in his AG. Here is his race report.

Gametiime Athlete:
Michael Arau
Race: The Doctors Clinic Whale of a Run (Silverdale, WA)

Race Description: A Special Trophy to the first Male and Female Winners Overall; A Trophy for the top Masters Male and Female (over 40); First, Second and Third Place in each category (M,F) will receive a distinctive ribbon for their medal.The first 600 finishers will all receive a medal!

Gametiime Athlete Highlights:

  • Michael got reacquainted an old friend from “The Dead Runners Society”.
  • Michael ran a strong race in typical barefoot fashion. Here is Michael’s race report.
  • Michael was previously featured in Faces of Gametiime.

So that wraps up the first #Gametiime Weekend Race Collection. As long as we get submissions, we’ll continue this feature. Thanks to all who submitted race pics and checked out this post. Remember to hashtag #Gametiime in your next race pics!

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