Running a race is a great way to practice running away from an angry grizzly bear or toward a charismatic mountain lion. Keep pace with nature with today's Groupon: for $25, you get entry into CitySolve Urban Race New Orleans (a $50 value) on Saturday, March 26. Entry includes a CitySolve Urban Race T-shirt.
On race day, teams of two will walk, skip, or run through the unknown nooks of the Big Easy, gathering and solving clues that will lead through neighborhoods such as the French Quarter and the Garden District, with one lucky team traipsing its way to a $300 prize. Clues range from anagrams and pop-culture trivia to finding a suitable name for a gamboling kitten. Interspersed are mettle-testing challenges, molding iron wills to such tasks as building a house from cards or identifying ice-cream flavors. The top three teams with the fastest gams and sharpest puzzle-solving skills will also win free entry in the National Championship Race on Saturday, November 5, which has a grand prize of $5,000 and will be held in sunny Las Vegas (top 25 teams qualify for the race). Winners for best costumes, top senior (55 and over), and best tweet will also receive great prizes. The competition begins at noon at Pat O'Brien's, and check-in runs from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. The race takes between three and five hours, and jet packs are strictly prohibited.
For everything you never knew you wanted to know about CitySolve Urban Race, visit its FAQ page.
Groupon holders must have a partner to participate. A parent or guardian must be present for participants under the age of 18.
718 Saint Peter St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116Get Directions