Royal Raid consists of two races 80kms & 35kms being held simultaneously: The start of the RR 80 is at Yemen Nature Reserve on the West coast of Mauritius. The track is undulating with steep slopes, on a dry and hot ground before entering the Black River National Park, a beautiful forest with rare tropical plants and species: The famous slope called Parakeet peeks at an altitude of 720m after climbing 5km of straight path. The finish line is situated next to the resort hotels in the South. The start of the RR35 is at Pétrin situated in the National Park. The first part is on a plateau around the Mare Longue Dam with breathtaking views on the tropical forest and the west coast before going downhill to reach the famous path of Parakeet. The finish line is situated next to the resort hotels in the South.
MARATHON: The Mauritius Marathon and Half Marathon give you the opportunity to run along the sea on one of the most beautiful and magical coastal road of Mauritius: From the West to the South you discover typical places such as Tamarin Village with its vast saltpans to Black River, kingdom of big game fishing through untouched villages, Le Morne, Baie du Cap, Maccondé Bay before reaching the finish line on the beautiful beach of Saint Felix where a well deserved swim in the lagoon awaits you.
LA REGATTA : La Regatta is a unique event being held in traditional Mauritian wooden boats called “Pirogue”. The event takes place in the legendary bay of Mahébourg (south east of Mauritius), Pointe d’Esny and around Ile aux Aigrettes which shelters endangered species. Each ‘’pirogue’’ is composed of 7 crew members and 2 skippers. The winning team with the least points on the six regattas wins the bronze trophy of La Regatta.