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8th & 9th August 2020

There will be 9 different adventure races as part of Quest Geo across Ireland on 8th and 9th August 2020. The largest socially distanced adventure of the summer.

Each Quest Geo event is one route of between 30 and 50km in length, consisting of running and cycling.

Each route has 6/7 check points that participants must get to using the Adventure Lab app which they will receive access to once they register. Participants can undertake this adventure at any time on Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th of August. The event is structured to be done independently and is unsupported. Registration closes at midday on Friday 7th August 2020.

  • Killarney – Ross Castle – PLEASE NOTE NEW START LOCATION
  • Kenmare – the Square Kenmare town centre
  • Lough Derg – Flanagan’s On the Lake, Ballina
  • Achill – Gielty’s Bar & Restaurant Dooagh, Achill Island
  • Cork – Mallow Sports Recovery Centre, Mallow
  • Carlingford – Carlingford tourist office and car park
  • Dublin – Johnie Foxes Pub, Dublin Mountains
  • Glendalough – Trooperstown Wood, Laragh, Co. Wicklow
  • Wexford – Bunclody​

Route details: The routes will not be released until 3 days before the event. The big reveal will take place on Wednesday 5th August.


Cost:    €20 + €3 booking fee per event entry.
Included in the registration fee:  Access to the app and the particular event plus a €5 discount code to a 2021 Quest event.

  • Participants will receive a confirmation email with general details once registered and 3 days before event participants will receive an email containing:
    • Link to the Adventure Lab app. The app will have details of the first start checkpoint.
    • Map of full specific route PDF.
    • Info required for the event and guidelines.
  • Participants will start their event when they open the app at their first location on event day.
  • The app will have a written description as to how to locate the first checkpoint which is the start point.
  • Each checkpoint has a sign securely fixed. The number on this sign needs to be entered on the app to unlock that point and give participants information to proceed to the next checkpoint and so on until all checkpoints have been recorded.
  • It is a sequential process – the 2nd checkpoint is not available until the 1st checkpoint is found.
  • Participants will not be able to enter the checkpoint code until they are within 20m of the checkpoint. Participants are asked not to physically touch the cards at the checkpoints, and to respect social distancing and practice good coughing etiquette always.
Health & Safety Notice
Participants are urged to comply with all government advice relating to Covid-19, particularly maintaining social distancing at all times. We are asking you not to congregate. A leader board will be available and one winner from each event shall receive free entry to the standard Quest of their choice in 2021.

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