We’ve had a slight change in schedule for Primal Quest Badlands presented by SPOT this year. I posted an announcement to the PQ website this morning that the start of the race has actually been moved up one day to Friday, August 14th to help better facilitate the event. That also means that the race will now end on Sunday, August 23rd, as opposed to the following Monday. Should work out better for everyone involved.
We’ve posted a schedule with a few more details on the site, and looking it over, you can get a few insights into what is going to happen. For instance, we’re going to load up the busses starting at 3 AM on Aug. 14 and teams will be shipped out to the starting line to promptly get underway at 5:30 AM. This is a completely different kind of start from Primal Quest Montana, in which the teams started off at mid-morning instead. And on the schedule for the 13th is a “Surprise Event”. What could that possibly be? I’m not saying! But you’ll notice that we’re holding the maps and passports until after that event! 😉
On a personal note, I’m excited about the change in schedule. August 14th also happens to be my birthday, and this year is one of those monumental ones. I’m going to be turning 40 on the day the race gets started, and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to kick off Primal Quest Badlands. Should be a blast and I can’t wait.
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