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In a Nutshell

Teams of 2–4 embark on an urban adventure race that’s part obstacle course and part scavenger hunt to win prizes and explore their city

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Nov 1, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Groupon voucher is not your ticket into the event. Online registration required by 10/30/2014. May register day of event for additional $16 fee. Must sign waiver. Must be 14 or older. Must be 21or older with valid ID to receive alcohol. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Pets not allowed in race. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

$42 for entry to the The Urban Competition race for one person ($66.40 value)

  • Saturday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • T-shirt
  • One drink at the after party that includes a live DJ


UQuest's organizers transform American metropolises into urban playgrounds, showing each city to its residents in a new light. They populate street corners, parking lots, gyms, and parks with things like giant slingshots, rock walls, balance beams, and gym circuits. They call each locale a challenge zone, and they make sure that no two are alike. They give each team a simple mission: get to the zones using the provided map and complete the challenge, clue, or mission therein. While completing challenges, teams must also solve clues and complete a variety of missions. Teams personalize their experience based on which challenges they want to tackle.

Courses—or arenas, as the organizers call—typically include 20 missions and 12 challenges spread over four square miles, to be completed in no particular order. The team who successfully completes the most challenges within the three hour time limit wins the grand prize, which includes a cash prize and bragging rights.

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    201 S. McDowell Street

    Charlotte, NC 28204

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