You against the most epic environments Mother Nature has to offer. It’s racing in its purest form. A physically gruelling challenge in the world’s most unique locations. Quest: the world’s best adventure.

Lisa Tancred – the progresser

Lisa Tancred is a native of Killarney who lives in Limerick, she's been doing adventure races since 2015, starting with the 'Mini' and progressing to 'Sport'. Some of my friends were involved in Quest and I thought I’d give it a go. I’ve always been into keeping fit...

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Signs you are dating an adventure racer

When they are home, they can most often be found fixing their bike or cleaning their gear They’ve forgotten how to drink out of cups, and now only drink out of water bottles Holidays are most often suggested to take place in a remote part of the west of Ireland,...

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John Harrington – the unusual adventure racer

John Harrington is a Cork native who loves to adventure race, with 3 kids under 3 this can be a challenge at times, but he doesn't let training get in his way...he might be what you would call an unusual adventure racer. People say to me that I’m not like a lot of...

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What you need to know about Quest Achill

- Quest Achill is an adventure race which takes place on Ireland’s biggest island, this year on Saturday 9th September. - You can run, cycle and kayak your way around Achill’s landscape which provides an idyllic backdrop with its dramatic mountains, sandy beaches and...

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Moire O’Sullivan – Why do I do Quest races?

Moire O' Sullivan is a true inspiration. She often competes and wins, as well as beating the men along the way... Why do I do Quest races? I was six months pregnant with my first child, and feeling tired and fat. I was so depressed that I couldn’t race in my current...

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Adventure racing returns to Achill

Quest Adventure Race makes its return to Achill, with participants from all over the world taking part. The one-day adventure race which will take place on Saturday 9th September has a choice of distances, 18km ‘Mini’, 31km ‘Sport’ and 63km ‘Expert’. These routes...

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5 Reasons to do Quest Killarney this October

Location, location, location. Taking place in Ireland's adventure capital! Competitors can run, cycle, kayak around the unspoiled beauty and breath taking scenery of the mountains, valleys and lakes of Killarney! Adventure for everyone Quest Killarney adventure race...

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Top things to do in Achill

Achill Island is located of the west coast of Ireland. It is a mecca for the great outdoors with its sandy beaches, cliff top walks and rugged wild Atlantic coastline. Here are the top activities to do in Achill: Watersports Get a surf lesson at the stunning Blueflag...

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5 cool things to do in Achill (besides Quest!)

Learn to SUP on Achill Island Learn to SUP (Stand Up Paddling) on the golden beaches of Achill. They are the perfect location to learn this unique way of riding the waves on the Wild Atlantic Way. Take in a trad session Attend a trad session in one of the many...

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First Quest UK draws international adventure racers to Wales

On Saturday the 6th May Quest Adventure Race Series brought their first ever UK event to Betws-y-Coed. Adventure racers from all over the UK, France and Ireland descended upon Snowdonia National Park on Saturday morning and took to the trails of Snowdonia Forest Park...

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