Go Urban Adventure Race in Charlotte tomorrow
Posted on 6 Nov 2009 by Justin Ruckman
Co-founder Matt talks about Go Urban on his local news; watch on YouTube
This event has been traveling around the country, and Charlotte is its 5th stop. We’ll be collecting some photos and video of the event tomorrow.
Teams have already been elected. Race starts at 12:00 pm from Marshall park (directions).
Here’s how these races are broken down per the event’s official website:
A technology based city-wide scavenger hunt loaded with physical and mental challenges:
- Teams of 2 receive 4 initial clues via SMS text messaging
- Each clue leads to a specific GO point (location)
- At each GO point you will SMS a response to the clue, complete a physical or mental task, take a picture, and receive one additional clue via SMS text messaging
- Each Team will receive a total of 8 clues.
- Once all 8 clues are solved you race back to the finish line
Mandatory gear needed to compete:
- SMS capable cell phone
- Digital Camera (we must be able to view photos at finish line)
- Internet Access (phone, laptop, call a friend)
- Phone charger
- Comfortable clothes
- Running shoes
- Positive mental attitude
Acceptable modes of transportation:
- Public Transportation