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2nd Annual Veg Quest...

Registration is now open! Join your fellow veg-head adventurers in taking on vegan Portland. In this race, teams of 2-4 people will solve clues and complete challenges, which will lead them to vegan businesses in Portland. Besides having a great time, you are sure to discover some great new options in Portland's amazing vegan scene. Mark your calendars!

Colonel Summers Park Pavilion
SE 17th Ave. & SE Taylor St.
Winning teams get prizes!

Costumes encouraged but not required. There will be prizes for costumes though!
$10 per person in advance, $15 the day of.

Registration is now open at!

Here is the link to our FAQ document for the event as well

Here is what people said about their experience last year...

* Great clues, great vegan places to visit, fun teammate, delicious pizza at the end :)

* It was great, I didn't know what to expect, but it exceeded my hopes.

* I enjoyed meeting new people in the Portland vegan community and helping my teammates discover local veggie establishments.

* Well organized. grateful for the food at the end since there wasn't a minute to stop and eat lunch.

* Though I was not working and dont know how many folks came by any exposure for non vegans and for my business is a win.

* It was so much fun - great way to spend a day!

* It was a learning experience for us, as we recently moved to PDX and didn't have bikes yet nor up-to-date phone technology. Nonetheless, we persevered and won a cookbook!

* I had a great time!!


See you there!

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    A solid 5 stars. We had fun, had to exercise our brains on those tough clues, found out about some "new to us" vegan businesses in Portland, used public transportation more than ever before and got to challenge ourselves. A big thank you to those who took the time to set up the clues, work with the businesses, etc. I look forward to next year and inviting friends to join in the fun!

    July 1, 2012

  • deanna

    Aside from the rain, everything went well. we definitely learned some things we can improve on for next year, but are confident the participants and checkpoints had a good time.

    July 1, 2012

  • deanna

    Pre-registration will close in 5 1/2 hours at 5:30 today! Be sure to get registered before then to save $ and secure a spot! See you tomorrow!

    June 29, 2012

  • deanna

    Weather is anticipated to be around 68 degrees with a 30% chance of rain. Wear layers, and don't forget to register ahead of time if you want to save $. Pre-registration will close Friday afternoon.

    June 27, 2012

  • deanna

    6 more days to go! Are you excited? Do you have a team or are you looking for teammates?

    June 24, 2012

  • deanna

    About 45 people competed last year among 15 teams. This year we are preparing for that same amount. It is not too rigorous and will include traveling up to 5-10 miles. All of the checkpoints are in close-in Portland and teams will either be biking or walking/busing.

    June 24, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Any idea how many will participate this year or participated last year? How rigorous an event is this going to be? How many miles?

    June 24, 2012

  • deanna

    2nd Annual VegQuest is just a little more than a week away! We hope you are getting super excited. We have some awesome checkpoints, and some great prizes for the winning teams (and individual). Don't forget to register early to save $$. =)

    June 20, 2012

  • deanna

    13 more days until 2nd Annual VegQuest!! Register early to save $$.

    June 17, 2012

  • deanna

    Working on the team packets today for the 2nd Annual Veg Quest! Remember you save $$ by registering early ($10 adv, $15 day of), and there are going to be prizes- for the fastest biking team, the fastest walking/ Tri Met team, the best dressed team, and the best dressed person. We are now at the 16 day countdown! Looking forward to seeing you!

    June 14, 2012

  • deanna

    ‎18 more days! Did you register yet?

    June 12, 2012

  • deanna

    Another team just registered! Remember you can register as a team or as an individual. We will match people the day of the race, so you do not need a team ahead of time! =)

    June 6, 2012

  • deanna

    We have 6 confirmed checkpoints all of who are also donating to our prize bags! This is going to be a great event you will not want to miss. And what better way to get to know Portland a little better, in wonderful weather, with wonderful people. What part are you most looking forward to?

    June 3, 2012

  • deanna

    June is upon us! If you haven't registered, do so before the day of the race and save some $$$ =)

    June 2, 2012

  • deanna

    Thanks to Wayfare for offering to donate to Veg Quest! Make sure to register if you haven't yet. There will be some great prizes again this year!

    May 23, 2012

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