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The Cotopaxi Questival: An Amazing 24 Hour Adventure Race Across The Bay Area!

Updated: Oct 20, 2014 13:19
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Getting a little tired of doing the same old crap all the time? Get out and do something unique this October. On October 24th and 25th, the Rally your friends into a team of two to five folks and get ready tackle up to 200 challenges. From urban bouldering or social and community services, to camping out under the stars, each team navigates their own unique experience. Make new friends, discover hidden gems, and get a little outside your comfort zone. Posting proof of your achievements on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram is essential if you want to win one of the event’s prizes. Your team will compete to win an international humanitarian trip, a ski trip to the Rockies, and tons of other prizes. And even if you aren’t a finalist everyone will even get to enjoy a free benefit concert with local bands, food trucks, drinks and more at Chrissy Field! What’s included:

  • Entry for one to the Cotopaxi Questival, a 24-hour outdoor adventure race.
  • Each team member receives a Cotopaxi Luzon backpack.
  • Up to 200 challenges themed with either fitness or a humanitarian focus.
  • Post-race benefit concert with local bands, food trucks, drinks and more (minimal cost for food and drink).
  • Prizes for winning teams include a humanitarian trip to Mt. Cotopaxi & the Amazon in Ecuador, ski trips to the Rockies, guided adventures in California, cash prizes, free gear and much more.

Cotopaxi Questival isn’t just an adventure race, it’s a movement dedicated to getting people to get outside and do some good while they are at it. 10% of profits from Questival SF will go to buying and installing a village drill in a community in Africa through non-profit partner How to prepare is up to you, but with this spirited race, creativity, stamina and caffeine, will be essential.

For a look at what you’re in for, check out the highlight reel from the last Questival in Salt Lake City. Get your team signed up now and use the code BROKEASSQUESTIVAL and you’ll get 30% off the ticket price!

For more information about this badass event go here.

And to register go here – Just don’t forget to use the code BROKEASSQUESTIVAL for your discount!

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