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 24 – transition box preparation

Quest 24 – transition box preparation

What to put in the transition boxes for Quest 24? Quest 12/24 is an unsupported race which essentially means you have to be self-sufficient across the entire course. No support vehicles, no people waiting to fill up your bottle at the top of a mountain pass – the...

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Adventure race nutrition or race fuelling – Quest 12/24

Adventure race nutrition or race fuelling – Quest 12/24

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 and gives us his take on what you need on board to get you around Quest 12/24. Most people are aware that they...

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8 ways to prepare for your first adventure race

8 ways to prepare for your first adventure race

Getting ready for your first adventure race? Good stuff – now here’s some advice you might find useful in preparing yourself… Be informed Know where you need to register and when, what’s involved in the race and review route maps. Ensure you know your wave time and...

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Quest 12/24…the breakdown

Quest 12/24…the breakdown

Quest 12/24  had its inaugural event in August 2018 and what a weekend it was. The team at Quest have developed this new event for those looking for an extra challenge and to push themselves even further and there's no doubt that's what happened. Quest 12/24 is coming...

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Quest Killarney training day – 24th August 2019

Quest Killarney training day – 24th August 2019

Quest Killlarney is less than 10 weeks away, training is ramping up and we’re running a free training day for anyone interested on 24th August. Register soon to avoid disappointment.Location: Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney.Date: Saturday 24th AugustTopics to...

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What you need to know about Quest Lough Derg

What you need to know about Quest Lough Derg

What, when & where- Quest Lough Derg is the newest addition to the Quest Adventure series which takes place on 14th September 2019. Race around some of Ireland’s most iconic waterways, kayak on majestic Lough Derg and run along the banks of the mighty Shannon....

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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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What kind of bike should I use for an adventure race?

What kind of bike should I use for an adventure race?

This is a question we get asked a lot by people new to adventure racing. And it’s a good one. Here’s the lowdown: Do I need a new bike? No. If it’s your first adventure race just get out there and do it on whatever bike you have or you can borrow. You can rent one...

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