Cleveland Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race


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In a Nutshell

  • Includes T-shirt & race bib
  • Compete to win cash prizes
  • Drink specials at after-party

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Promotional value expires Aug 28, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 10 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 1 Groupon required per participant. Subject to availability. Must register online by 8/19/11. Must be 18 or older or be accompanied by teammate over 18. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Scavenger hunts help people get to know a city intimately, which may prove valuable when put in charge of hiding celebrity wax figures for the citywide celebrity-wax-figure hunt that takes place each Easter. Prepare for this venerable American tradition with today's Groupon: for $20, you get entry to Cleveland Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Sunday, August 28 (a $50 value). The race starts at 2 p.m. at Barley House, but participants can show up from 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. to pick up pre-race packets. Although today's Groupon covers entry for one participant, customers can buy up to 10 Groupons as gifts for teammates.

During Cleveland Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race, teams of two or more individuals run helter-skelter around the city in a frantic race for cash prizes and personal pride, with a first-place award of $300. Not only will participants solve strands of interconnected clues that would test the deductive powers of even the most seasoned children's-book detective, they'll need to plot spatiotemporal stratagems while exploring undiscovered corners of the city. Although being physically fit is a plus, quick wits and wise planning will ultimately determine the winners. Participation in the challenge gets contestants a clue packet, race-number bib, and T-shirt, and fees go toward the prize pool.

After the race is through and winners are determined, all participants are invited to an after-party and awards ceremony, where they can take in drink specials and music while additional prizes, such as best costume, are announced. The Cleveland Challenge website offers a regular FAQ, as well as a Groupon FAQ detailing the intricacies of the race, what to wear the day of, why it's not okay to bring a boa constrictor, and other guidelines.

Customer Reviews

15 Ratings

It was so much fun
Christine L. · January 6, 2013
Had a blast!
Renee B. · September 23, 2012
It was a fun time
Felicia H. · February 20, 2012
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