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Dodo Trail 2024

Sat 13 Jul 2024 @ Riverland Mauritius, Rivière Noire

A unique and sensational adventure awaits you in the western heights of the Mauritian wilderness. Since 2011, the Dodo Trail has been an unmissable event for Mauritian and international runners. This race is renowned for its wild trails and its views that will make you forget the effort. Experience an extraordinary trail and discover the island like never before. Our extreme 50km race takes you through 10 different properties and on a quest to conquer 7 epic peaks. The challenge is real: you will have to get your plumage dirty to deserve the beautiful panoramic views. If the 50km is not yet for you, you can choose from one of the other 3 adventure trails that better suits you.

 

 

Race Details ENTRY LIST
RACE START TIME Price
Le Morne Dash (Saturday 6th July) 14:00 Mauritian Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 650.00
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 1000.00
Le Morne Dash (Saturday 6th July) - IBL Employee 14:00 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 520.00
Xtreme 50km 05:00 Mauritian Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 2200.00
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 2800.00
Xtreme 50km - IBL Employee 05:00 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 1760.00
Squad 50km 05:00 Mauritian Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 800.00 / Person
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 1650.00 / Person
Squad 50km - IBL Employee 05:00 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 640.00 / Person
Trooper 25km 07:30 Mauritian Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 1250.00
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 2350.00
Trooper 25km - IBL Employee 07:30 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 18 to 99 MUR 1000.00
Venture 10km 08:00 Mauritian Participant effective from 28 Nov 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 850.00
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 1650.00
Venture 10km - IBL Employee 08:00 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 14 to 99 MUR 680.00
Rookie 5km 09:00 Mauritian Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 6 to 99 MUR 650.00
International Participant effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 6 to 99 MUR 1400.00
Rookie 5km - IBL Employee 09:00 IBL Runner effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 ages from 6 to 99 MUR 520.00
No Race (if purchasing T-Shirt ONLY or Branded Items) 08:00 Price effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 MUR 0.00
No Race (if purchasing T-Shirt ONLY or Branded Items) 08:00 Price effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 MUR 0.00
No Race (if purchasing T-Shirt ONLY or Branded Items) 08:00 Price effective from 01 Dec 2023 to 20 May 2024 MUR 0.00
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Race Information
  • Le Morne Dash (Saturday 6th July)

    Le Morne Dash (Saturday 6 July)

    Le Morne Dash is a time trial vertical challenge, starting at 2:00 pm on Saturday 6 July 2024. Limited to 200 participants. Starts will be given with a 30-second gap between each runner. The race is a one-way ascent from the foot of Le Morne Brabant mountain to the Cross. The descent is not counted in the timing. Dare to ascend Mauritius’ iconic UNESCO World Heritage site: Le Morne Brabant Mountain. Tackle 3.3 km with a challenging 500 m elevation gain through the “Slave Path”. Inspired by vertical kilometre challenges, but unmistakably Made in Mauritius. Face history, embrace nature, and set your record on this monumental backdrop. The iconic mountain is calling.

  • Xtreme 50km

    Xtreme 50km (Saturday 13 July)

    Dodo Trail Xtreme 50 km starts at 5:00 am at Emba Filao (Le Morne) and finishes at Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin).

    The Xtreme 50 km is a journey reserved only for flying dodos. You will cross the southwestern part of the island, from Le Morne to Tamarin, on the most technical and rustic trails of the island, passing through 10 private estates. You will be in the heart of the native forests and will overcome 7 epic summits that will require your utmost determination.

     

  • Squad 50km

    Squad 50km (Saturday 13 July)

    The Squad 50 km starts at 5:00 am at Emba Filao (Le Morne) and finishes at Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin).

    This is an ultimate adventure, combining team spirit and endurance. This 4-step relay race is the perfect opportunity to discover the arduous Xtreme 50 km with a diverse team with challenges adapted to everyone. Passing on the technical trails through 8 private properties and 5 spectacular peaks, this thrilling event will offer breathtaking views and lasting memories.

     

  • Trooper 25km

    Trooper 25 km (Saturday 13 July)

    Dodo Trail Trooper 25 km starts at 7:30 am at the Black River Gorges National Park parking lot (Black River) and finishes at Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin).

    The Trooper 25km is a great challenge for robust runners. You will start in the heart of Black River Gorges National Park to conquer two peaks whose names alone give goosebumps: the Macchabee Kiosk and the Tamarin Tourelle. Known for its technicality and its extreme vertical profile, this trail is designed only for the most daring of dodos.

  • Venture 10km

    Venture 10 km (Saturday 13 July)

    Dodo Trail Venture 10 km has 2 start batches: Batch 1 at 8:00 am and Batch 2 at 8:30 am at Walinzi, Yémen Maingard, and finishes at Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin).

    The Venture 10 km is a serious challenge! Don’t be tamed by its shorter distance. The technical nature of the course and the heat of the western trails will undoubtedly burn your wings. Relatively short but uncommonly hard, your goal is to conquer La Tourelle Mountain, from which you will be rewarded with spectacular ocean and mountain views.

  • Rookie 5km

    Rookie 5 km (Saturday 13 July)

    Dodo Trail Rookie 5 km starts at 9:00 am at Walinzi, Yémen Maingard and finishes at Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin).

    Here’s a trail for explorers and nature lovers. Discover the savanna-like forest of the West Coast through accessible and relatively flat trails.

    This is a great challenge for kids, short-distance runners, and anyone willing to discover or re-discover the joy of running in nature.

Registration
 
Registration 1
 
Wednesday Morning
Date
12 July 2023
Time
TBC
Location
TBC
Merchandise Available for Purchase
Please note that the merchandise shown below can be purchased when doing your entry online.  
  • Merchandise Image
    Dodo Trail T-Shirt Men
    Price: 575.00
  • Merchandise Image
    Dodo Trail T-Shirt Women
    Price: 575.00
  • Merchandise Image
    Dodo Trail Water Bottle
    Price: 950.00
  • Merchandise Image
    Dodo Trail Socks
    Price: 475.00
  • Merchandise Image
    Dodo Trail Cap
    Price: 800.00

Other Information About Event

  • Participant T-Shirt & Branded Items

    Branded items can be ordered online up until 30th April 2024. 

    Order when registering for your race, to receive it on bib collection day. 

    T-Shirts

    •100% Recycled polyester
    • Cool effect treatment
    • Ultra-light
    • Soft to the touch
    • Antibacterial
    • Men’s and women’s models available

    Dodo Trail Women's T-Shirt

    Dodo Trail Men's T-Shirt

    Water Bottle

    • Greenbott brand
    • 1000ml
    • BPA free
    • Keeps liquid hot for 7 hours
    • Keeps liquid cold for 24 hours
    • High grade, durable stainless steel
    • Eco friendly

    Caps

    Socks

    • Versus brand
    • Long length socks
    • Moisture wicking material - dry rapidly and quickly move sweat to the fabric’s outer surface
    • Arch support
    • Cushioned heel and toe
    • Breathable mesh on top of the foot
    • Seamless toe
    • UK Sizes available: 5-8 and 8-12

  • Transport

    The participants’ parking lot will be in the surroundings of Riverland Mauritius (Tamarin). 

    Shuttles to each race start will be provided to participants as follows: 

    • Xtreme 50 km: Shuttles to Emba Filao from 03:30 to 04:00 a.m. 
    • Squad 50 km runner #1: Shuttles to Emba Filao from 03:30 to 04:00 a.m. 
    • Squad 50 km runner #2: Shuttle to Chamarel Kiosk, leaving Riverland Mauritius at 05:30 a.m. 
    • Squad 50 km runner #3: Shuttle to Black River Gorges parking lot, leaving Riverland Mauritius at 06:30 a.m. 
    • Squad 50 km runner #4: Shuttle to Matala, leaving Riverland Mauritius at 08:45 a.m. 
    • Trooper 25 km: Shuttles to the Black River Gorges parking lot from 06:00 to 06:45 a.m. 
    • Venture 10 km: Shuttles to Walinzi, Yémen Maingard, from 06:00 to 07:45 a.m. 
    • Rookie 5 km: Shuttles to Walinzi, Yémen Maingard, from 07:00 to 08:15 a.m. 

     Limited parking spaces are also available at Walinzi, Yémen Maingard. 

    Repatriation shuttles to Riverland Mauritius will be provided to Squad 50 km participants and DNF participants as follows: 

    • Shuttle leaving Kiosk Chamarel at 09:30 a.m. 
    • Shuttle leaving Black River Gorges parking lot at 12:00 p.m. and 02:00 p.m. 
    • Shuttle leaving Matala at 04:30 p.m. 

  • Provided to Participants

    • Runner’s bib with electronic chip 
    • Finisher’s medal or gift 
    • Meal and drinks at finish line 
    • Drinks and food at the checkpoints 
    • Medical assistance  
    • Massage and care at finish line  
    • Showers and water points at Race Village
    • Goodies provided by sponsors may be distributed during the collection day & race upon availability
    • Offered personal accident insurance (see details in insurance section)

     

  • Prize Giving Ceremony

    Prize giving will be at Riverland Mauritius and will be planned as follows:

    Le Morne Dash Prize Giving will be held on the 6th July at 5pm at le Morne Mountain.

    • 12:00 p.m.: Rookie 5 km
    • 1:00 p.m.: Venture 10 km
    • 3:00 p.m.: Trooper 25 km
    • 4:00 p.m.: Squad 50 km and Xtreme 50 km

    Prizes will be given to the winners mentioned in the categories below:

  • Cut Off Times

     

  • Insurance

    Provided to participants:

    Benefits per Insured Person:
    : Death : Rs.500,000.-
    : Permanent Disable : Rs.500,000.-
    : Medical Expenses : Rs.25,000.- per accident

  • Bib Collection

    Date: Wednesday 10 July 2024

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Location: Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis.

    International participants can collect their bibs and merchandise at their respective race starts.

    International participants who booked the Travel Package will receive their bibs and merchandise directly at the hotel.

  • Relay Information

    SQUAD 50 km: participants must be at least 18 years old for the first (17 km / 1,150 m D+) and third (19 km / 1,100 m D+) relays; participants must be at least 14 years old for second (7 km / 600 m D+) and fourth (8 km / 650 m D+) relays.

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