$59 for Scavenger Dash for a Team of Two on August 24th from Sierra Adventure Sports ($127.59 Value)

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In a race it doesn't matter who finishes first as long as you beat Dave. Have the right attitude with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $59 for Scavenger Dash registration for a team of two ($127.59 value)

Along with a two-person team registration, participants receive an event T-shirt and, if they finish, a limited-edition dog tag. Racers meet at Jack Quinn Irish Alehouse and Pub starting at 11 a.m. All registrants are encouraged to arrive no later than 11:30 a.m. to attend a pre-race meeting at 11:45 a.m. The race begins at noon.

For more information about the race, including what to bring, click here.

Sierra Adventure Sports

Generally, adulthood forces people to give up childish pleasure, robbing them of the joy associated with playing in puddles, unearthing hidden treasure, and being silly in public. Sierra Adventure Sports wants grownups to regress, if only for a day. In service of that goal, the company organizes a variety of novel races that range from city scavenger hunts for the casual adventurer to creative triathlon courses for the ambitious athlete.

Scavenger Blitz, for instance, turns exploring one's city into a fun, fast-paced race scattered with clues, obstacle courses, and riddles. Racers in teams of at least two scour the urban jungle in search of 12 clues, which can include challenges, riddles, or orders that need be completed before crossing the finish line. Some send racers hunting for a snapshot in front of a landmark, whereas others challenge them to complete some special feat, such as conquering an obstacle course on stilts. The Mad Mud Run challenges participants to sprint and frolic through a dirty and deliciously fun outdoor obstacle course littered with manmade obstructions such as cargo nets, hills of hay bales, monkey bars, and slimy mud pits. Extreme Heat Adventure Races combine equal parts triathlon and scavenger hunt to create a 10–12K journey filled with running, river rafting, and mystery challenges that could pit teams against anything from blindfolded puzzles to wall climbs. Most Sierra Adventure Sports events encourage racers to compete in costumes of all types save for gremlins, which multiply in water and unfairly dominate the timed results.

In a Nutshell

Teams of two traverse the streets of Colorado Springs as they find clues, collect items, take pictures, and complete challenges

The Fine Print

Expires Aug 24th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Each team must register online by 8/17/14 for the event. Must sign waiver. Scavenger Dash is primarily designed for adults. For those under 18, you may participate along with an adult over 18. Minimum age is 12 years. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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