The World’s Biggest International Adventure Race is coming to Loch Ness

Quest Adventure Series, the world’s biggest international one day adventure race is delighted to announce its international expansion to Loch Ness, Inverness on the 10th of June 2017.

With the Support of EventScotland and Visit Inverness the event is due to attract 1,500 adventure enthusiast from around the world to run, kayak and cycle challenging route across the iconic Scottish Highlands.

The concept originated in the South West of Ireland 5 years ago in Killarney – Ireland’s Adventure Sport Capital.  From here the event now attracts 15,000 participants across Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, with further events planned for Austria and North America in 2018. The Iconic adventure destination Loch Ness is now part of the international Quest Adventure Series.

Event founder Oliver Kirwan said ‘We’re very excited to introduce our one day adventure race concept for the first time in Scotland. Adventure Sport tourism is a key driver of international visitors and this marks a very positive start to our international expansion plans.  This ambition would have not become a reality without the valued support and knowledge of our partners at EventScotland & Visit Inverness.

Stuart Turner, Head of EventScotland, said: “Loch Ness and its surrounding landscape is one of Scotland’s most scenic settings, and I am delighted the first Quest Adventure Series race in Scotland will take place here in 2017.

“Supported through EventScotland’s National Programme, not only will the event attract many competitors and spectators to the area, it will promote Scotland as the perfect stage for events and as one of the world’s leading destinations for tourism worldwide, particularly via digital platforms. The team has ambitious plans for the promotion and expansion of its events in coming years, and we look forward to working with them to ensure their first visit to Scotland is a huge success.”

If you’d like to find out more about this exciting new event, please visit our website at  Registration opens January 2017.

For further information about the Quest Adventure Series, please contact Oliver Kirwan at Elite Event Management.

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