Questival

5 Reasons to do Questival in 2018

Words by Chloe Highberger, Questival Portland Participant

Are you ready for an adventure?

Questival is a 24-hour race that will get you out of your comfort zone and exploring your city in unique ways through 300 challenges that range from categories such as the Outdoors, Community, Service, Fitness, Food and more. At Questival, teams of all kinds come together in the spirit of exploration and competition. It’s a one-of-a-kind event that encourages you to gather a group of friends and be prepared to laugh, create, and discover all while racing against the clock. What are you waiting for? Read on for five reasons to participate in the 2018 Questival Tour.

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1. Explore your own city and state… Or someone else’s

It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived in your city for two months or twenty years, you’ll explore your city and state in a whole new way. The challenges will have you seeking out iconic landmarks and finding hidden gems you never knew existed. Alternatively, plan a truly adventurous weekend getaway to a new city. There’s lots of exploring to do with over 50+ unique destinations for the Questival in 2018.

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2. Check one (or 300) things off your bucket list 

Have you always wanted to sleep under the stars? Visit a National Park? Find a ghost town? With 300 challenges to complete there’s a good chance that you’ll have more than one opportunity to check something off of your bucket list.  

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3. Create memories and meet new friends

Be it singing songs around the campfire, creating silly video challenges, or simply making it to the beach in time to catch the sunrise, the memories made at Questival are ones that last a lifetime. You know what they say, there’s no friendship bonding quite like Questival bonding. Plus, with so many like-minded adventurers in one place you may just meet your new BFFs! A few challenges are collaborative— you never know who’ll you’ll need to swap shoelaces with. (Hint, hint!)

Related: The 4 People You Need On Your Questival Team

4. Step out of your comfort zone 

The Questival is the time to be bold and step out of your comfort zone. Team ranking is determined both by completion of challenges and peer scoring of creativity. Get creative, be uniquely you, and ham it up! You just might surprise yourself. It’s all a part of the adventure.

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5. Do Good

Not only do you get to explore your community, Questival encourages you to improve it. Picking up trash in local parks, performing random acts of kindness, and donating blood are all some of the ways Questival participants come together to do good.

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Bonus- Llamas

Questival has llamas, and everyone needs a llama selfie.

Whether you’re hoping to challenge yourself, make new friends, or explore someplace new, make 2018 a year you won’t forget with Questival. Check out the event calendar here


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