CitySolve Urban Race

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In a Nutshell

Teams race by city landmarks solving clues & tackling obstacles to win entry into National Championship race & $6,500 grand prize

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Promotional value expires Sep 16, 2012. Amount paid never expires. May buy multiple. Valid only for option purchased. Valid only for 9/15/12. Online registration required. Must sign waiver. Must be 18 or older or be accompanied by a guardian. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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 this Groupon for entry to the CitySolve Urban Race on Saturday, September 15. Choose from the following options:

  • For $30, you get registration for one (up to a $65 value).
  • For $55, you get registration for two (up to a $130 value).
  • For $99, you get registration for four (up to a $260 value).

On race day, teams of up to three walk, skip, or run through the little-known nooks of San Diego, gathering and solving clues that lead through neighborhoods such as Hillcrest, the Gaslamp, and Little Italy, with one lucky team traipsing its way to a $300 prize. Clues range from anagrams and pop-culture trivia to deciphering graffiti written in pig Latin. Interspersed throughout the race 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 3, which offers $6,500 in grand prizes and will be held in sunny Miami (top 25 teams qualify for the race).

CitySolve Urban Race

CitySolve Urban Race lets citizens explore their metropolis through a one-day odyssey that tests speed, stamina, and smarts. Teams scamper through their burb as they solve clues ranging from anagrams and pop-culture trivia to deciphering graffiti written in pig Latin. Interspersed throughout the race are mettle-testing physical challenges, molding iron wills to such tasks as dodgeball, improv comedy games, or identifying ice-cream flavors. Each day's race also awards winners for best costumes and best tweet. Each urban iditarod takes between two to three hours, and jet packs are strictly prohibited.

Customer Reviews

39 Ratings

If the site doesn't allow registry you can take the groupon to the event and they'll honor it in person. Very easy process overall.
Justin R. · August 18, 2014
Was a tough race mentally..would have liked more obstacles that included making people do funny things.
Tressa B. · May 7, 2014
Enjoy
Dana S. · April 9, 2014
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  1. 1

    Mission Valley East

    1640 Camino Del Rio N

    San Diego, California 92108

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    Core-Columbia

    1055 Fifth Ave.

    San Diego, California 92101

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