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Pokémon Scarlet & Violet and Pokémon Colosseum to feature in the upcoming Summer Games Done Quick 2023 charity marathon

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Two Pokémon games are set to feature in the 2023 Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) charity marathon, which will take place from May 28th to June 4th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year's event will be raising money for Doctors Without Borders.

Games Done Quick is a semiannual series of speedrunning marathons, with runners attempting to complete the game or accomplish a specific goal goal as fast as possible. Since the first Games Done Quick event in 2010, the organisation has raised more than $43 million USD across all of its events for various charities. SGDQ 2023, which will feature a mix of on-location and remote speedruns. can be watched either on the event's official Twitch channel, or directly from their website.

The expected times for the two Pokémon runs for SGDQ 2023 are as follows. Please note that these times were correct at time of writing, but may be subject to change based on delays from other runners. Please check the full SGDQ 2023 schedule to check the approximate start time for each run in your local timezone, as well as for any schedule changes and updates.

Pokémon Colosseum
Friday June 2nd - 2:26pm CDT
Expected length: 4 hours, 5 minutes
Category: Any% Race
Runners: Swiftalu and Sparkle
Commentary: Nichole Goodnight

Pokémon Scarlet/Violet
Saturday June 3rd - 3:45pm CDT
Expected length: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Category: Victory Road
Runner: eddaket
Commentary: AttyJoe

Various donation incentives, such as naming the player character and Pokémon, are expected to be included as part of the marathon. To donate to Games Done Quick, please refer to their website during an active marathon for the appropriate links.
 
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