Introducing: A more mobile-friendly Gametiime.com

Over the course of building the Gametiime community, we have heard numerous requests for an improved mobile experience for discovering and saving races on Gametiime.com.

Today, we are pleased to announce that Gametiime.com has evolved to now feature a fresh, easier-to-use mobile interface. All of the same features you have grown to love — like searching for events in your city or a date range, saving races to your user profile, claiming virtual race medals, and more — are now available through an improved, responsive layout.

Whether you’re using a smart phone or tablet, we’ve improved your Gametiime viewing experience. Please give it a try on your mobile device and let us know us what you think!

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What’s the buzz about our next virtual event, Doggy Dashers?

doggy_dashers_logo_green2_mediumpaddingWe recently announced the launch of our newest event, the Doggy Dashers Virtual Run & Walk — a nationwide event to benefit animal rescue through charity partner Northwest Boxer Rescue.

With the participant community already representing 20 states, we thought it’d be fun to interview a registrant and hear what’s got her most excited about the event. Keep reading to hear why Emily’s so stoked to be signed up for Doggy Dashers! Continue reading

Races of Gametiime: Blooms to Brews Marathon, a Boston Qualifier and Hidden Scenic Gem


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Are you interested in a flat, fast that features scenic views along the Columbia River, majestic country farmland, and acres of beautifully-colored tulips that lead to the final two miles of a crowd-cheering race finish? So are we! We had an opportunity to interview Elba Benzler of Get Bold Events about the Blooms to Brews Marathon, Four-Person Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, & 10K. Read more about this picturesque Boston Marathon qualifier and be sure to put your name in for a free entry when our drawing is announced soon!

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Races of Gametiime: The 4th Annual Poultry Predictor 5K takes on a fun, new course in downtown Redmond

  • Race Name: Redmond Poultry Predictor
  • When: Saturday, November 16, 2014 | Where: Redmond, WA
  • Prize Drawing: The Redmond Poultry Predictor is giving three FREE entries to the Gametiime community. Click here and win a free entry!

City of Redmond’s Poultry Predictor is ready for its 4th year! And, this time, it’s a 5K at Redmond’s Central Connector Park. What’s unique about the race? It’s not just the fastest who win (though there is a non-predicted race this year) but the closest to guessing their own finishing time! We got a chance to chat with Race Director, Sarah Sandquist, about what to expect for this year’s event. Check it out!

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Pettet Endurance Project founder shares an insider’s look into PEP and its merino wool running apparel

  • Company: Pettet Endurance Project | Makers of: Merino wool running apparel
  • Founded: May 2014 | Headquartered In: Seattle, WA
  • Prize Drawing: The Pettet Endurance Project is giving away two FREE pieces of merino running gear to the Gametiime community! Click here for your chance to win and don’t delay! Winners will be announced next Wednesday (10/15) at 4pm PT.

Pettet Endurance Project is a new merino wool apparel company based out of Seattle, WA. They focus on providing the highest-quality merino wool apparel for today’s runner, with all their goods carefully cut and sown in the US, and by turning the traditional apparel business model on its head. We had the awesome privilege of chatting with Greg Poffenroth, Founder of PEP, who gave us a glimpse into the company’s history, differentiators, and next moves. Read more about the running apparel company below!

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Races of Gametiime: 3rd annual Foster 5K Fun Run gives 100% of proceeds to local Seattle charities

  • Race Name: Foster C4C Fun Run
  • When: Satuday, Oct 11, 2014 | Where: University of Washington – Paccar Hall (Seattle, WA)
  • Prize Drawing: The Foster C4C Fun Run is giving away two FREE entries to the Gametiime community! Click here for your chance to win! Winners will be announced next Tuesday (10/7).

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Calling all Husky students, alumni, family and friends! The Foster 5K Fun Run is returning to campus for its 3rd year. Wind through campus and support the Challenge for Charity with a race entry proceeds benefitting charities around the area. And when you’re done with this stroller- and dog-friendly run, relax and enjoy the post race festivities. Read more about the Foster C4C Fun Run below.

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Races of Gametiime: Burien Brat Trot 5K, an Octoberfest celebration with beer & brats presented by The Tin Room Bar

  • Race Name: Burien Brat Trot 5K and 1-Mile Run
  • When: Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 | Where: Olde Burien (Burien, WA)
  • Prize Drawing: The Burien Brat Trot 5K is giving away two FREE entries to the Gametiime community! Click here for your chance to win and don’t delay! Winners will be announced tomorrow (7/24) at 2pm PDT.

Hey, all you Brat’trotters! The annual Burien Brat Trot returns on October 5th to Olde Burien. Come for the 5K or 1-mile run; stay for the Oktoberfest style food, beer provided by The Tin Room Bar & Theater, and other Bavarian festivities. We’ve gathered some of the best photos from last year’s event to showcase not only the event itself, but the colorful people who make it such a fun event. Proceeds will benefit the Highline Schools Foundation. Continue reading