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.
5 incredibly enticing reasons to visit Betws-y-Coed!

5 incredibly enticing reasons to visit Betws-y-Coed!

Not that you need any more excuses to sign up for Quest Wales but Betws-y-Coed is a wonderful part of the world and there’s so much to do in the ‘adventure playground of the UK’ it’s well worth a long weekend. Explore Snowdon some more! Snowdon or Yr Wyddfa as it is...

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Working towards a greener future

Working towards a greener future

We are so lucky that Quest events take place in some of the most beautiful places across Ireland and we want to ensure these environments are enjoyed for hundreds of years by our children and their children and future generations. For all 2020 Quest events we will...

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Fuel your body, fuel your training!

Fuel your body, fuel your training!

We chatted to fellow adventure racer and performance nutritionist Laura Mahony recently. Laura shares her expertise on what we need to fuel our training. ‘’Just as we all plan our training regimes, whether that is our cycling, running, kayaking or strength and core...

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Camaraderie fuelled: Anyone can take on adventure racing

Camaraderie fuelled: Anyone can take on adventure racing

  With people always searching for their next fitness challenge, there’s never been a better solution than the emerging format of adventure racing – a one-day event comprising running, cycling and kayaking.We know what you’re thinking; all of that in one day?...

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Mandatory Kit

Mandatory Kit

It’s not uncommon to get 4 seasons in one day, so it’s important to be prepared and have the right gear. Every competitor taking part in a Quest Adventure Race must bring this mandatory kit and carry it at all times from start to finish. Mandatory Kit List Basic First...

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Volvo #TrainandDrive Quest Glendalough Training Day

Volvo #TrainandDrive Quest Glendalough Training Day

Come and join us at the Spirit Volvo showroom in Sandyford, Dublin on February 29th when we will be meeting up for a training day to get us ready for Quest Glendalough on 4th April.  Combine an invigorating cycle and a trail run with a free bike valet and test drive...

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Conquering the kayak – 5 tips to success

Conquering the kayak – 5 tips to success

We recently caught up with James from Boyne Valley Activities who shared his experience of kayaking at adventure races and his tops tips to nail this section of the route. There is nothing to fear! Whether it is your first attempt at a challenge or are an elite...

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Making the transition from other sports to adventure racing

Making the transition from other sports to adventure racing

Most people aren’t born into adventure sports. You might be sporty – having played team sports like basketball, football, hurling, rugby, soccer, etc. over the years. Or maybe you took up running or cycling as a way to keep fit, get outdoors and get some fresh air. If...

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