Spokane, WA—Competition on the streets of Spokane among teams in the Bloomsday Corporate Cup may be still a month away, but a few teams have already humored their way to the front of the pack. A group of Bloomsday sponsors and organizers have conferred and announced this year’s finalists for the Corporate Cup “Best Team Name” contest.
Of the nearly 300 teams entered in the Corporate Cup Competition, the finalists (see below) have been whittled down to only 23. The team names range from Coffman Engineers’ “Geeks in Sneaks” to Group Health’s “Running On Empathy.” The first, second, and third place names will be announced after Bloomsday in the Souvenir Results Booklet distributed by The Inlander.
“Every year it’s clear that a lot of thought goes into the selection of team names, and this year is no different,” remarked Corporate Cup Director Carol Hunter. “It’s too bad we can only select one winner, because there are dozens of great names.”
“Run Forest Run” of the P.O.V. Ranger District won last year’s team name contest, beating out “May It Please The Course” of Workland & Witherspoon and “Running With The Current” of Inland Power & Light, who placed second and third, respectively.
Although registration is now closed for the Corporate Cup competition, runners still have time to register for Bloomsday. Mailed entry forms for the low $15 entry fee must be postmarked by midnight, April 13th, while online entrants have until Sunday, April 18th to do so. Late entries for the $30.00 fee will be accepted online from April 19th through the 25th, and at the Bloomsday Trade Show the weekend of May 1st. No entries will be accepted Sunday, May 2nd.
2010 Best Team Name Finalists
(in alphabetical order by company name)
Business Team Name
AssociatedMessenger.biz Couriers Of Fire
B & B Physical Therapy Plantar Fascists
Bonner General Hospital Laboratory Bleeder Of The Pack
Coffman Engineers, Inc. Geeks In Sneaks
Coldwater Creek Up A Creek Without A Poodle
Dermatology Specialists of Spokane Running Our Rashes Off
Drywall Specialties Inc. Smooth Finishers
Gonzaga Univ. Get Thee To A Runnery
Goodrich Corporation Record Brakers
Group Health Running On Empathy
Heart Clinics Northwest Heart To Keep Up With
Inland Cardiology The Heart Throbs
Inland Power And Light Co. Watts And Watts Of Energy
James Hoppe DDS Leader Of The Plaque
K&N Electric Traveling At The Speed ‘O’ Tights
KL Manufacturing Sew Slow
LeMaster Daniels Running Figures
POV Ranger District May The Forest Be With You
Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, PS Stinky Sneakers – Patent Pending
Spokane County Worst Pace Scenario
Spokane ENT Clinic The Running Noses
Surgical Specialists Of Spokane Rollin’ For The Colon
Vaagen Bros. Lumber, Inc. Lumbering Along
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