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.

Focus piece – cycle stages on Quest 12 by Conor Kissane

Experienced cyclist and winner of various Kerry, Munster and all-Ireland titles, Conor Kissane takes us through the cycle stages for Quest 12 (147km). S1 - Sneem to Carrauntoohil, 48km Starting from Sneem your first 4 km is uphill at 3%. The gradient here is very...

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Focus piece – cycle stages on Quest 24 by Conor Kissane

Experienced cyclist and winner of various Kerry, Munster and all-Ireland titles, Conor Kissane takes us through the cycle stages for Quest 24 (248km). S1 - Sneem to Carrauntoohil, 80km Starting in Sneem, you follow the main Ring of Kerry route to Kenmare. This is a...

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Fastest way to the finish line!

The majority of competitors doing adventure races want to get to the finish line as fast as they can. Here are our top tips to save time on the routes. Fuel up early in the race Taking on fluids early in the race gives you the energy to push on late into the race....

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Quest teams up with Gym+Coffee for Quest Glendalough

If you’re not familiar with Gym+Coffee, this Irish outdoor athleisurewear brand has been making waves recently and we’re delighted to have them on board with us for Quest Glendalough. The team at Gym+Coffee have a mantra that’s close to our heart: as part of their...

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My journey to Quest Kenmare – Michelle Judge

Michelle Judge undertook her first Quest back at the start of March in Kenmare. Read about how she got to that point and how it all went. A friend of mine told me about Quest in 2018 and convinced me to purchase a bike, we started training straight away. We decided to...

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Ed Thompson – my Quest journey

Turn the clock back to July 2017 when something just hit home with me. That was registering 18 stone and 5 pounds. I was the heaviest I've ever been. That weight was literally pulling me down, emotionally, mentally and physically. A simple thing like wanting or...

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Kayaking tips for beginners

So, you’ve signed up for your first adventure race or you’re considering it and you’re thinking ‘I must be mad, I’ve never been in a kayak before’ – well never fear, you are not alone. The joy of the kayak sections is; a) we provide the kayak so you don’t have to b)...

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Preparing for your first adventure race

Getting ready for your first adventure race? Good on you – here’s some advice you might find useful Be informed Know whats involved in the race and review route maps. Ensure you know your wave time and start location. This information can be found on the event page of...

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