Adventure Racing Ireland Rules & Guidelines

Solo Adventure Race 2023 National Series Events: Rules & Guidelines The following is Adventure Racing Ireland’s recommendations for all Solo Adventure Races in the 2023 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 […]

Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands

Come for Quest Lough Derg and stay longer to explore Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands! Discover the magic of this beautifully unspoiled part of Ireland, where life moves at its own pace. Listen to the ebb and flow of trickling streams, and explore magical forest treks and trails. Meander across expansive boglands, majestic mountains and open valleys. […]

Nutrition for Adventure Racing: How to fuel your training

We are delighted to team up with David Dunne and Dr Sam Impey from Hexis to bring you tricks and tips on what to eat in the build-up to race day. Adventure racing encompasses multiple disciplines such as running, cycling and kayaking, exposes you to challenging (but fun and scenic) courses, and will require some teamwork.  […]

Why You Should do an Adventure Race in 2023

Why You Should do an Adventure Race in 2023 There are plenty of reasons to sign up to an Adventure Race in 2023: Community Experience more Go outside your comfort zone Something different Get outside    “Adventure racing is a sport that is growing rapidly in interest in Ireland. Just take a look at the […]

Quest Glendalough Parking

Parking Arrangements for Quest Glendalough On the morning when you approach the event you will be directed to the dedicated free event car parks by our marshals. There has been a lot of rain over the last few weeks and some of the fields that you will be directed to will be wet. If you […]

Quest Glendalough Train & Drive

Quest Glendalough Training Day in Association with Volvo Cars: Saturday 25th February 2023 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 2023! This event is FREE and open to anyone who has signed up for Quest […]

Quest 2023 Payment Options

Quest Events 2023: Payment Options 2023 Season Pass This year we are delighted to announce that we have reintroduced the Quest Event Season Pass. On registration, you will have the option to purchase an individual Quest event or sign up to all 4 Quest events using the 2023 Season Pass. Purchasing a Season Pass gives […]

Quest Killarney Road Closures

Quest Killarney Road Closures There will be some road closures to allow the safe running of this event. The main road closure in place is the N71 Killarney to Molls Gap road which will be closed from the Main Entrance of Muckross House to the top of Molls Gap from 6am to 4pm. Road Closed: […]

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 […]

First Time Adventurer

Amanda Rogers takes us through her first adventure race. Having taken part in triathlons previously she took the leap to Quest and headed to Glendalough with friend Fiona and unofficial coach Linda. I decided to sign up to Quest when some friends were talking about it. My training consisted of weekly runs, turbo sessions and […]