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It’s time for Adventure Quincy! The Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Quincy Medical Group are presenting an Adventure Race called the Physically Strong Challenge on Sunday, March 25th.

You may enter the challenge with either two- or four-person teams. There are male, female or co-ed categories. The course will consist of basic orienteering, running, mountain biking, a 40-foot climbing/rappelling tower, a 350-foot zip line, and a canoe race.

The Physically Strong Challenge will benefit local scouting programs and is

Physically Strong Adventure Race Medal!

designed to promote healthy living. The race is in keeping with the Boy Scout Oath, where members pledge to be “physically strong.”

There will be a pre-race meeting at the Saukenauk Scout Reservation that is mandatory for participants.  At the meeting, participants will learn rules, get important safety information and check-in for the race.  Campsites at the scout camp will be available for those that would like to stay overnight.

To find out more information, visit http://www.mississippivalleybsa.org/Council141/Program/AdventureRace. The cost to participate is $90 per person and you must be registered by March 16th.  Registration for current Boy Scouts will be $30 per person.

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