Introducing: Race finisher medals on Gametiime

gametiime_medal3You work hard for the races you finish. Miles of training and hours of commitment are just the beginning. We recognize that. And, we want to give you a way to capture milestones that make you the runner you’ve become — not for a single race, but for every race in your running journey.

Today, we are excited to announce race finisher medals on Gametiime! With these digital mementos, your efforts and achievements will be forever captured and displayed for all to see. Continue reading

Introducing: Leave a comment on a friend’s saved race

As Gametiime continues to evolve into a more and more robust platform for runners to socially connect, it’s only appropriate that we give you additional ways to communicate with one another. Whether it’s for a good luck or a few quick tips leading up to an event, or a congratulations after a successful race finish, we thought it would be useful to give to give you the ability to leave a comment on a friend’s saved race. Continue reading

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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Gametiime empowers 60,000 relationships through Gametiime Groups Beta and selects its next batch of running groups

4924230573490176Since launching our first batch of running groups weeks ago, we have helped running groups across the country to connect digitally and coordinate race meet ups easier than ever before.

For those of you in these running groups, you are showing us the value of social connections and having the ability to discover races based on what your friends are doing to the tune of 60,000 relationships* between fellow group members near and far — and it doesn’t stop there. All the while, you’ve also helped your respective charitable causes, running clubs, and brand sponsors raise awareness by personifying their mission as a healthy, active, and social race participant.

* A relationship is formed when one Gametiime user follows another and opts-in to receive notifications about the races they have saved, photos they have uploaded, and comments they have posted on Gametiime.

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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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Join the next batch of running groups for Gametiime Groups Beta!

IMG_4752Since launching our first batch of running groups for Gametiime Groups Beta, we have empowered thousands of runner connections around the world, provided a great way for runners to share race schedules, photos, and insider opinions, and given brands and causes another platform to spread their mission across the running community. Continue reading