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.

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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Eric Wolfe – fitness focus and family affair

Eric Wolfe is a triathlete turned adventure racer, he is pretty much surrounded by adventure racing, being a member of an athletics club, training on his turbo while at home and immersed in sibling rivalry with an adventure racing-family. Here's his story... I was...

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Top ten things to do in Killarney

Killarney is a bustling tourist town surrounded by rugged mountains, lakes, waterfalls and woodlands. Killarney has something for everyone; pretty boutiques, fine restaurants, excellent accommodation and is a hub for the great outdoors. If it’s your first time to...

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Emma Phillips – ‘feckin’ fabulous

Emma Phillips lives in Killarney and does adventure races for a variety of reasons, keeping fit and socialising are key. I have completed three adventure races and it has always been with a group so it’s more a social, than competitive thing for me. I have a medical...

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