QUEST ADVENTURE SERIES BLOG

This is where you will find all our news, updates and random blogs. We also profile the great and unique individuals who do our events on this page. You’ll find information and advice on training, nutrition and event prep. We hope you enjoy it. Quest: the world’s best adventure.

What to expect at Quest Killarney October

Quest Killarney October is the biggest and best adventure race in the country. Routes have been updated for 2017, a number of waves are already sold out and excitement is building for this year’s event which takes place on Saturday 7th October. Here is our guide for...

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Quest Adventure Race makes its return to Achill

More than 1000 competitors wowed by Achill as one of the of the largest events ever takes place on the island  Quest Adventure Race makes its return to Achill More than 1000 participants took part in the Quest Achill on Saturday which saw competitors traverse the...

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What to wear on race day for a Quest Adventure Race

We all know the weather can be unpredictable in Ireland, any time of the year. Pack sun cream and bug spray as it’s not uncommon to get 4 seasons in one day! Always wear technical fabric tops, shorts and socks that are breathable and whisk sweat away from your body....

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2017 Quest Achill Adventure Race form guide by Paul Mahon

Paul Mahon looks forward to Saturday and breaks down who's who and in contention for podiums or otherwise... This Saturday sees the next round of the National Adventure Race Series in the forecasted wild and windy west coast setting of Achill island, where a sell-out,...

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Quest Adventure Race Rules & Guidelines

Below are the rules and guidelines for Quest  adventure race. Failure to obey these rules will lead to time penalties or disqualification.  Mandatory Kit must be worn or carried as specified for all stages of the event. There are no road closures for cycling routes -...

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Norman Kelly – The Seasoned Racer

Norman Kelly lives in Killarney and is a very experienced racer. He believes preparation is key without going overboard. I’ve been doing events of one type or other for more than 20 years. It’s a big part of my life as I train 6 days a week as well as doing events. I...

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8 ways to prepare yourself for your first Quest adventure race

Getting ready for your first adventure race? Good stuff – now here’s some advice you might find useful in preparing yourself… 1. Be informed Know wants involved in the race and review route maps. Ensure you know your wave time and start location. This information can...

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5 common mistakes made on race day!

When it comes to race day, competitors often forget their training routine and make the following mistakes: Not having breakfast  There are various reasons why people don’t have breakfast on race day for example not allowing time for breakfast or race day nerves...

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Laura O’Driscoll – international superstar

Laura O’Driscoll is a Dundalk native, who has recently moved back home from Canada. A consummate athlete, she often features on the podium at Quest events. I’ve been doing triathlons for a while, starting back in 2006. Inspired by some of the local legends from around...

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