When you click the play button, you control the runner using the left and right arrow buttons and the spacebar to run the hurdle track. The game times the race and you can earn medals based on how quickly you complete the course.
The game is a very effective and creative way for the company to create buzz (as it’s being widely covered by the media) and increase traffic to the site.
Google definitely gets the gold for this doodle! Try your hand (fingers?) at the game at www.google.com.
Image source: Google