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.

Mark Crothers – Quest Kenmare race report

We hear from Mark Crothers following on from Quest Kenmare – the first of all four Quest’s he’s taking on this year thanks to winning a season pass earlier this year. People spend their life spectating – and completely obsessed about sport stars and how great they...

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A leap into the unknown – Noel Dunne

This week our guest blog comes from Noel Dunne. Noel shares with us his Quest journey over the past six months, recently having tackled the unwieldy Quest Kenmare. Thanks to Noel and best of luck with the ongoing training. My journey started late last year before I...

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5 things to do in Betws-y-Coed (besides Quest Wales!)

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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Quest Glendalough kayak training day

Quest Glendalough kayak training day: Date: Saturday 30th March Time: 10.30 Location: The Avon, Blessington Lake Contact:  Brian Keogh 087830721 - brian@totalexperience.ie Details:  2-hour kayak training session with fully qualified kayak...

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5 common mistakes made on race day!

When it comes to race day, competitors often forget their training routine and make the following mistakes: Not having breakfast  There are various reasons why people don’t have breakfast on race day for example not allowing time for breakfast or race day nerves...

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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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