The Importance of Practising Race Fuelling

We are delighted to team up with David Dunne and Dr Sam Impey from Hexis to shed some light on the importance of race fuelling. The simple trick of practising your race fuelling can have serious benefits on your race day performance! This happens because your training quality can go up, your body is adapted to the […]

Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Training

Fellow adventure racer and performance nutritionist Laura Mahony shares her expertise on what we need to fuel our training. Just as we all plan our training regimes, whether that is our cycling, running, kayaking or strength and core work, we must also plan our nutrition intake around our training.  A mistake made by many endurance […]

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 […]

What You Need to Know About Quest Lough Derg

Quest Lough Derg: What, Where and When Quest Lough Derg takes place on 10th September 2022. Race around some of Ireland’s most iconic waterways, kayak on majestic Lough Derg and run along the banks of the mighty Shannon. Cycle through country roads, quaint villages and sprawling forests and then bask in the glow of achievement. […]

Quest Glendalough Race Rules & Guidelines

Like any race, here at Quest we have rules we need you to follow. This is not only for your own safety, but also for the safety of others taking part. We ask every participant to read the rules carefully before an event, and familiarize yourself with them. Quest Glendalough Race Rules Come to the […]

Quest Kenmare Training Day 2022

Quest Kenmare Training Day 2022 Date: 12th February Time: 10am to 1pm Location: Kenmare Pier, Kenmare, Co. Kerry Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/8FfxF8y4LV42 Cost: FREE What to Bring Bike, helmet, trail runners, food snacks and water. What to Expect on the Day Get some training tips and advice from the experts! Q&A with Race Organiser. We will […]

Contemplating an Adventure Race in 2022?

Contemplating an Adventure Race in 2022? 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 2022. Pick a race By registering for a Quest adventure race, it sets […]

How to Ensure Race Day Success

Ensure race day success with Kieran O’Byrne’s ‘building blocks’ training programme Kieran O’ Byrne is a self confessed adventure racer, adrenalin junkie and Quest addict.  He is also a health and performance coach and has revealed his ‘secrets to success’ Quest training plan with us. It’s a ‘building blocks’ approach and a great read with […]

Mandatory Kit

It’s not uncommon to get 4 seasons in one day, so it’s important to be prepared and have the right gear. It is vital that all competitors must bring the following mandatory kit list with them and carry it at all times from the start to finish: Mandatory Kit List Basic First Aid Kit (Min: […]

Preparing for your first adventure race

Getting ready for your first adventure race? Good on you – here’s some advice you might find useful Be informed Know whats involved in the race and review route maps. Ensure you know your wave time and start location. This information can be found on the event page of the Quest website and in the […]