Race Smart Challenge - Urban Adventure Race Philadelphia, August 9th

Event Date

Sat, Aug 9, 2014


Philadelphia, PA

About This Activity

Race Smart is the Ultimate Urban Adventure race. Combining brains and brawn, this race will take you on a clue finding, muscle pumping, heart racing tour of your city.

You will be handed a clue sheet where you and your team will have to solve the clues, find the locations and complete the challenges that are set out for you.

There are CASH prizes for the top three teams: 1st place $250, 2nd place $175, 3rd place $100, a costume contest and swag bags for all participants. Come join in on all the fun.

Hurry before the PRICE INCREASE!

Event details and schedule



First Place: $250

Second Place: $175

Third Place: $100

Costume Contest! Prizes for the best dressed team!


Packet pickup/Start and Finish Location:

City Sports Center City,

1608 Walnut Street,

Philadelphia, PA, 19103

Timeline of events:

Saturday 9th August:

Registration / Packet Pickup:  9:00am-9.50am

Race Announcements: 9.55am

Race Start time/ Clues Released: 10:00am

Course Closes: 2:00pm

What to bring

Smart phone / Tablet

Team Costume (remember there is a prize for the best dressed team up for grabs)

Map of the city (if that’s how you roll)


Money for public transportation.


  • You will be handed a clue sheet at the start of the race. You must solve the clues to find out the locations around the city of fun challenges you’ll be asked to complete. The first team to complete all the challenges and make their way to the finish location will be the winners!
  • You must be in teams of 2, 3 or 4. All team members must go to every challenge location.
  • For each challenge that is not completed teams will have 10 minutes added to their finial time. However, teams competing for the cash prizes must complete all challenges to be in for a chance of winning.
  • Use any means you can think of to solve the clues, ask Google on your smart phones, phone a friend, ask a stranger in the street, or even..use your own brain power.
  •  You must decide upon your own route through the city to get to each challenge, you are aloud to use the metro or buses or go it all on foot but NO taxis, cars, bikes etc.

 The course will close at 2:00pm so please, if you haven't finished all the challenges by then, head to the finish location and recieve you post race swag bag.


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