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’s needed for your level of adventure racing

Whether you are new to adventure racing, an improver or an aspiring professional, it can be difficult to work out what exactly you need to achieve your goals. There is a big difference between the bare minimum requirements, what will make your adventure more enjoyable...

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My Quest adventure – Gillian Peelo

This week's guest blog comes from Gillian Peelo, who, despite personal challenges and heartbreak has kept pushing herself on. Read her inspiring story here.  My Quest Adventure. All my life all I ever knew was cycling and always did and still love the bike. I grew up...

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The journey to Quest 24 – Andrew Reilly

Andrew Reilly is a Quest regular and this year is taking on Quest 24. Over the next few months we’ll be getting some advice from him on tackling training and prep for those long distance and challenging terrains. Last night I ran for thirty minutes pain free for the...

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Things to do in Kenmare – other than Quest!

Kenmare is a bustling tourist town situated at the mouth of the Kenmare Bay on the south west coast of Ireland. The picturesque town is a haven for pretty boutiques, fine restaurants, and excellent accommodation so you are assured a great weekend away when you hit...

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The karate champ turned international adventure racer

A couple of years ago, I was going through a rough time in my life. I was stuck in a place where I didn’t really want to be and I couldn’t use my usual outlet for frustration – sports. I had been doing karate competitively, even on an international level, competing...

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6 reasons to get signed-up for Quest Wales 2019!

Quest Adventure Series involves running, cycling and kayaking across dramatic landscapes in iconic locations around Ireland and Wales. Quest events will challenge you and give you an experience you will never forget – that feeling of overwhelming satisfaction when...

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Clips or flat pedals – the great debate!

This is a seemingly never-ending debate for adventure racers. What should they use on race day? Flat pedals and trail runners vs. clip-in and cycle shoes. Here we look at the advantages of both options. The pros for clip-in and cycle shoes: - Better pedaling As you...

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The first time adventure racer that landed on the podium

Over the next few months we'll be profiling lots of different people who do our events, looking at their personal stories of motivation and inspiration.  The following story is a great one from Laraine Creed on how her first venture into the world of adventure racing...

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Quest 12/24 training day – 18th March 2019

Training day schedule, Monday 18th March 2019Start: 8am Sneem Hotel https://www.sneemhotel.com/Gear bags: Leave your bags with us and we will have them for you at the different transition areas along the route of the training day.Cycle: Sneem to Caherdainel, 21km...

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Quest Glendalough training day

Do you fancy getting some training tips and advice from the experts? Come along to one of our free training days that are open to everyone regardless of which distance you are doing or how far along you are in your training. On the day we will run and cycle some of...

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