Sample Clues

Clue 1

Complete the following Sudoku puzzle to discover your next clue location. Upon arrival, one partner must choose five pressure points to identify on a partner.

Clue 2

Trying to shred the gnar? Use the Yelp reviews below to find this next clue location that will get you on your way.

-"Just had one of those shopping experiences that restores your faith in humanity! If anyone in Seattle ever needs snowboard gear, go here."

-"These guys are super old school and know exactly how to get people set up on the right gear."

Upon arrival, head to the side alley and grab a board! One partner must sit on their rear while at least one other pushes them the designated distance and back with the passenger never letting his or her feet touch the ground. Falling off of the board will require you to start over.

Clue 3

Complete the word search puzzle by finding the following words:
NEIGHBORHOOD, MIDTOWN, TECH SQUARE, TASTE, SLIDERS, WINGS, BISTRO, GASTRO PUB, TAVERN, GREENS, DELI, POLENTA, BLT, PO BOY

Once completed, the remaining letters will spell out the location for this clue (in order from left to right, top to bottom, makes TWO WORDS).

Upon arrival, find the tables out front to complete a challenge that will make you go cross-eyed! Return to the finish line with the provided flyer and picture of ALL teammates with the goose inside as proof of completion.

Clue 4

Trust us; the next challenge will be ‘wheel’ fun! Solve the code below to determine the name of this location on Q Street NW.

Upon arrival, find the GUR staff member to complete your next challenge. As a team, you’ll work together to learn a new skill that can help you get rolling!

Clue 5

Don’t blink...it's time for your vision examination! To determine the three-digit address of this sweet spot on Highland Ave, find the three numbers (1-8) hidden in the sentences below (For example: vision examination would be 'one').

With Reese's Pieces, cookie dough and chocolate ganache for toppings, Bostonians' love for this store will never cease. Vending treats since 2007, your taste buds they are sure to heighten!

Upon arrival, select a tasty Great Urban Race treat that will explain your next task on the scroll. Return to the finish line with the provided tattoo applied AND a photo of ALL teammates after one has received a facial hair makeover as proof of clue completion.

Clue 6

I am a very interesting number. You are currently living in my time period, the majority of women ages 18-24 shop at me eternally, and you are legally allowed to participate in a popular social activity when you turn me. Head to the bar on Bowdoin named after me. After learning what not to do in certain states, return to the finish line with the provided flyer AND a photo of ALL teammates holding up my number on your fingers as proof of clue completion.

Clue 7

Keep the ball rolling by solving this pattern to determine the name of this park. Using the supplies given to you by a GUR staff member, your whiffle ball must cross the designated line without using your hands or feet. Return to the finish line with a photo of ALL teammates with their feet off the ground AND a GUR stamp on this clue sheet as proof of clue completion.

Clue 8

What do you get when you say these words together? Your next clue location! While you probably won't have time to sit down to eat, your partner will help you cool off outside! Standing the marked distance apart, one teammate must attach an Alka Seltzer tablet to their forehead using the provided tape while another teammate uses a water gun to dissolve it.

Upon completion, return to the finish line with a photo of ALL teammates after the challenge AND the provided flyer as proof of completion.

Clue 9

Repeating parts of words to make new forms is called “reduplication”. Use the letters needed to complete each reduplication to spell out the second word of a common reduplication meaning "beyond your social class." This word is the name of your next location!

It_y-bitsy
toity
_itty-gritty

Hocus-po_us
_umbo-jumbo
Eency-Ween_y

_oity-
Razzle-d_zzle
Hank_-Panky

Upon arrival, complete the puzzle waiting that is sure to make your head spin! Return to the finish line with a photo of ALL teammates striking a fancy pose outside the store AND the provided business card as proof of clue completion.

Clue 10

Ahoy mateys! Dock at the port and come ashore. ‘X’ marks the spot to this dance studio where you will shake your "booty":

27.949125 -82.445978

After going through the motions, return to the finish line with the provided flyer and picture of ALL teammates doing their best Beyoncé impression as proof of clue completion.

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