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Kayaking Tips for Beginners

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 […]

What’s the difference between each of the Quest events and routes?

What’s the difference between each of the Quest events and routes? Sometimes we get asked how our events compare with each other and what the difference is in the routes on our events?  Here’s some info to help answer that.  Quest Adventure Series is the overarching name for 4 different Quest events which take place […]

Clips or Flat Pedals – The Great Debate!

Clips or flat pedals – the great debate! This is a seemingly never-ending debate for adventure racers: what should they use on race day? Flat pedals and trail runners vs. clip-in and cycle shoes. Here we look at the advantages of both options.   The pros for clip-in and cycle shoes: Better pedaling: As you […]

Adventure Racing Ireland Rules & Guidelines

Solo Adventure Race 2024 National Series Events: Rules & Guidelines The following is Adventure Racing Ireland’s recommendations for all Solo Adventure Races in the 2024 National Series. These  have been discussed and agreed with representatives from the National Series events and it is hoped that all race organisers will embrace these rules and indeed the spirit […]

Contemplating an Adventure Race in 2024?

Contemplating an Adventure Race in 2024? If you have not done an adventure race before it can be daunting to take on a completely new challenge. Follow our tips below and you will be well-prepared for your first Quest Adventure Race in 2024. Pick a race By registering for a Quest adventure race, it sets […]

Quest Glendalough Train & Drive in Association with Volvo Cars

Quest Glendalough Training Day in Association with Volvo Cars: Saturday 2nd March 2024 Quest Glendalough is delighted to team up with event sponsor Volvo to bring you a very special training day to help you get ready for Quest Glendalough 2024! This event is FREE and open to anyone who has signed up for Quest […]

5 Things You Never Knew About Adventure Racing

Adventure racing is a year-round sport … So expect to be training and racing come hail, rain or shine. Wrap up warm and get out jogging and cycling in cool, crisp weather. It will stand to you come race day. Quest adventure races consist of cycling, running and kayaking … So it’s best to train […]

Quest Killarney Cut-off Details 2023

Quest Killarney Cut-off Information Cut-off times are implemented to ensure that everyone completes a safe and enjoyable race, from participants to  volunteers and marshals. A cut-off is a time by which you must reach a certain point along your route. If for some reason you don’t make this time (you were late starting, got a […]

6 Reasons Why Quest Killarney Should be on Your Bucket List

6 Reasons Why Quest Killarney Should be on Your Bucket List Are you looking to push your boundaries, get outdoors, see awesome scenery and feel an overwhelming sense of achievement? Then you need to try Quest Killarney! Kayak, bike and run around one of the most spectacular areas of Ireland, with a choice of routes […]


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