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.
Quest 12 Beara Race Report by Shane Herlihy

Quest 12 Beara Race Report by Shane Herlihy

Despite having donated a kidney to his son in 2017, Shane is a determined adventure racer. We thank him for sharing his report with us. 5 am, the alarm was off!  I had a reasonable night’s sleep, so was feeling ok for the mammoth task ahead.  Makeshift breakfast...

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Quest 12 Beara Race Report 2

Quest 12 Beara Race Report 2

Quest 12 Beara 2021 Race Report by various contributors Thank you to Padraig O'Connor for compiling this report for us! Quest 12 Beara - we were haunted with the weather, encountered a few langers of hills, some right gowls of climbs and ended up gatting after the...

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Quest 12 Beara Race Report

Quest 12 Beara Race Report

Quest 12 Beara 2021 Race Report by overall winner Shane Kenny "As Gary pulled up his Kayak and passed me, my heart sunk ... “That’s it, you blew it ,,,” 6:30am on a mild August morning as the sun starts to peak over the rugged mountain tops, one could very easily...

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Nutrition Guide for Quest 12 Beara

Nutrition Guide for Quest 12 Beara

Padraig O’Connor, long-distance adventure racer and one of team Kayathlon, puts together all the help and advice he’s got from other long-distance athletes to give his take on what you need on board to get you around Quest 12 Beara. Most people are aware that they...

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Cut-off Times for Quest 12 Beara

Cut-off Times for Quest 12 Beara

Cut-offs are set to make events challenging and to allow all participants to complete the event in the allotted time. Some participants compete to win, some compete to finish. Some aspire to finish in the allotted time, others to see just how far they can push...

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Top tips for Quest 12 Beara – Ryan Mulroy

Top tips for Quest 12 Beara – Ryan Mulroy

Warming up for your first Quest 12? Ryan Mulroy who has completed our Quest 1224 event gives us the low-down on his top tips for Quest 12 Beara. Thanks Ryan! Transitions Be smart about your transition boxes. Load them up with the right food and enough liquids to get...

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Quest 12 Beara – Everything you need to know and more…!

Quest 12 Beara – Everything you need to know and more…!

You asked and we answered!  Following a great AMA session last Sunday on Insta, we have gathered together the most common questions we get asked about Quest 12 Beara and listed them below.  If there is something else on your mind please feel free to drop us a message...

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Quest 12 Beara ……the breakdown!

Quest 12 Beara ……the breakdown!

New for 2021, Quest 12 Beara is the first adventure race to be held on the stunning Beara Peninsula in West Cork. The team at Quest have developed this new event for those looking for an extra challenge and to push themselves even further. Quest 12 Beara takes place...

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Off Season Training Tips

Off Season Training Tips

Off-season is a great time to allow your body to recover and rest. This doesn’t mean sitting in front of the fire watching TV 24/7 though. It’s all about getting your body prepared and injury free for when we are able to get back out there again. Here are our tips for...

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Into the wild…

Into the wild…

What a year we’ve had, or haven’t had, depending on how you look at it. When Leo did his speech back in March, we knew it would be a long time before the team here would see each other in person again. We were at a loss, as many people have been, especially at the...

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