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Rib-tickling team titles touted; Corporate Cup funnies finalized

Apr 9, 2007

Spokane, WA—In less than four weeks Bloomsday Corporate Cup teams will have a chance to see whose employees are fastest, but fast or slow, a few teams have already made a name for themselves in Bloomsday’s fourth annual “Best Team Name” competition. This year’s list of finalists (see below) ranges from B&B Physical Therapy’s “Achilles Healers” to Spokane Federal Credit Union’s “Giving You a Run For Your Money.” Those two are among a list of nineteen finalists, with the first, second and third-best names to be announced in the Bloomsday Souvenir Results Booklet distributed by The Inlander on Tuesday after the run.

“There were a lot of really great names this year,” said Corporate Cup Chair Carol Hunter. “I think some of these companies must spend all year thinking up their team names.”

Finalists were selected by a panel that included Bloomsday representatives and sponsors. Last year the panel selected STCU’s “We’ll CU and Race You 12K” as their favorite.

For runners not part of the Corporate Cup Competition, Bloomsday registration is open for mailed entries until Tuesday, April 17. Online registration is available for the $14.00 fee until Sunday, April 22nd After that, the registration fee increases to $30.00, either online (April 23-29) or at the Convention Center on Bloomsday weekend.

2007 Best Team Name Finalists
(in alphabetical order by company name)


Team Name—-Business


Achilles Healers—-B&B Physical Therapy
Shakin’ R Cans—-Columbia Paint
Runners to the Core—-Core Design Inc.
Nerd Hurd—-DCI Engineers
Mathochists—-EWU Math Department
The Running Behinds—-Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, PS
The SuperSonnets—-Gonzaga University English Dept
The Run-On Sentences—-The Inlander
Oompa Loomp Ologists—-Kalispel Natural Resources Department
Speed Kills—-Kootenai Fire and Rescue
Who Let the Docs Out?—-Kootenai Medical Center
Patented Finish—-Lee & Hayes Patent and IP Law
Decreasing our Bottom Line—-Michael R Bell & Co. , PLLC
Square Feet—-NAC Architecture
No Saplings Here, We Just Lumber On—-Potlatch Forest Products Inc.
Gasping Geezers—-Riverview Retirement Center
The Math of Least Resistance—-Spokane Community College
Tom Retina and the Detachments—-Spokane Eye Surgery Center
Giving you a Run for Your Money—-Spokane Federal Credit Union


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