This adventure through the streets of Denver was part scavenger hunt part running race. Each team had 2 runners plus an optional pit crew to help solve clues. There weren’t any teams without a pit crew in the top 3, I am glad we had are ours.
All together there was 12 items.
3 – Challenges. Cryptic
clue would lead you to a location where you had to complete a task.
Pictures of statues. Cryptic clue would lead you to a unique statue that you
needed to take a picture of
3 - Find one of these and take a picture next to
it. Find an Elevator, Cigar smoking Indian & a Mannequin with a head.
- Crayon rubbing. The clue sent us to get a crayon rubbing of the seal that’s on
the 13th step of the capital
The race started at noon and it was 80+
degrees out and I was sweating buckets the whole time. While getting lost or not
running the direct route we ran 9.25 miles in about 1:52, we finished 2nd place
overall. The best route we could have taken to find everything would have only
been 5.9 miles.
Here are a few of the better pictures and some
comments (not the actual clues):
My teammate and I prior to the race, I
passed on the pre race beer
Take a picture inside this sculpture
Take a picture with a mannequin that has a head (Terrible picture of me
by the way)
Find the dancing ballerinas sculpture and imitate their pose for the
Find the fat lady and take a picture with her, she was at the opera