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UTRB

D -10!

Ready…

The 5-star trail run awaits you

In ten days, the 2015 UTRB will welcome you on its three courses. Our team is looking forward to welcome you and offer you a unique experience to discover the natural beauty of Mauritius with our "5-star" trail running event.

This first issue of Ultra News offers a review of the essential information and gives you some taste of the surprises that await you.

Enjoy the reading... See you soon in our hotels and on the routes of the UTRB 2015!

Medical Aid: please fill in the form (compulsory)

In order to provide the best medical care and avoid the possibility of harmful reactions to drugs, we need to be aware of your health situation and of possible allergies. Please fill in the form available for download here and return it not later than Monday, July 27, 2015 on sales.io@bchot.com

No participant will be allowed to start any race without having provided the completed form.

Our partner for medical aid is Apollo Bramwell, a private hospital with a high reputation for competence, quality of service and high-tech equipment. It also has its own fleet of ambulances equipped with the necessary emergency aid tools.

 

 

Times and places for race start

120km (Trail des 7 Couleurs): Rhumerie de St Aubin, August 1, 2015 at 03:00 a.m.

42km (Trail de la Perruche): Grand Bassin, August 1st at 07:30 a.m.

10km (Trail du Souffleur): Savinia, August 2 at 09:00 a.m.

Confirmation of attendance and bags control

120km (Trail des 7 Couleurs): At Shandrani Resort & Spa (at 01:25 a.m latest) for those who will check-in there. On the starting line, no later than 45 minutes before start time for the other participants.

42km (Trail de la Perruche): On the starting line, no later than 30 minutes before start time.

10km (Trail du Souffleur): At Shandrani Resort & Spa from 07:00 a.m to 08:00 a.m om 02 August 2015

Important note: ALL runners should be at Shandrani hotel to sign the attendance sheet. Bus shuttles will take all runners from Shandrani hotel to the start.

Briefing and numbers allocation

120km (Trail des 7 couleurs) : Friday, July 31, 2015 at 06:30 p.m. at Le Shandrani Resort & Spa.

Runners who will not be able to attend the briefing can pick up their race numbers as follows :

In the rooms for clients of Beachcomber hotels ;

For all other participants, at Beachcomber headquarters in Curepipe, or in Sports Era shops in Rose-Hill and Rivière Noire.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please send us an email on sales.io@bchot.com to specify the place where you will pick up your race number. Please also specify your registration code in that email.

42km (Trail de la Perruche) : Friday, July 31, 2015 at 06:30 p.m at Shandrani Resort & Spa.

Runners who will not be able to attend the briefing can pick up their race numbers as follows :

In the rooms for clients of Beachcomber hotels ;

For all other participants, at Beachcomber headquarters in Curepipe, or in Sports Era shops in Rose-Hill and Rivière Noire.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please send us an email on sales.io@bchot.com to specify the place where you will pick up your race number. Please also specify your registration code in that email.

10km (Trail du Souffleur): The briefing will take place at Savinia, August 02, before the start.

Runners will have to pick up their race numbers as follows :

In the rooms and during the briefing on 31st July for clients of Beachcomber hotels ;

For all other participants, at Beachcomber headquarters in Curepipe, or in Sports Era shops in Rose-Hill and Rivière Noire, or at Shandrani hotel on 02 August.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please send us an email on sales.io@bchot.com to specify the place where you will pick up your race number. Please also specify your registration code in that email.

ALL runners for Trail du Souffleur should be at Le Shandrani Resort & Spa from 07 :00 a.m till 08 :00 a.m on 02 August 2015 for signing in to the race before taking the shuttle to Savinia.

 

 

The “plus” that will make you love even more the UTRB 2015

Get a massage at the refreshment points

Masseurs of the spa of Beachcomber Hotels will be available on the supply points of Saint Aubin and of the Gorges of the 120km and 42km races. Runners will better enjoy the discovery of the rest of the beautiful track of the UTRB after a nice relaxing massage.

A "5-star" food supplies

The main points of supply offer a service - with a chief wearing his hat! - and an assortment of foods and beverages that are unique do the UTRB: water, coke, cereal bars, fruits... as well as pancakes, soup, pasta and other surprises. Runners will enjoy that treat, as if at a good restaurant, to fuel up.

Enjoy meals from a chef

The recipes for meals of the URTB 2015 are prepared by Mooroogun Coopen, the Executive Chef of Le Cannonier hotel and president of the Mauritian Chef Association. There will be much to enjoy while respecting the requirements in lipids, carbohydrates and other essential nutrients to have a good trail. 

Special packages to enjoy the finish line atmosphere

Beachcomber has crafted a special package (with meals and drinks) for runners and supporters on the 42km et 120km who are not residing at Shandrani hotel to better enjoy the finish line atmosphere for the 120km race. As from 07:30 p.m on 1st August, they can enjoy dining and a choice of drinks (water, soft drinks and beer) for Rs700 per person. Please book by sending an email by 28th July, to sales.io@bchot.com

The UTRB race village at Shandrani hotel will also be open to supporters of runners on 1st and 2nd August as from 10:30 a.m for a “package fee” of Rs300 per person, which provides for a right of access to the race village, a meal and drinks (water, soft drinks and beer).

Enjoy beautiful excursions to rediscover parts of UTRB

The course of UTRB 2015 will go through some of the most amazing and breathtaking places of Mauritius, thanks to the support of our partners. You can rediscover or visit them with family and friends, thanks to the special offers from our partners.

La Vanille Nature Park

Run a few meters from crocodiles - safely - in the shade of old trees ... This is the unique experience offered by UTRB. Crocodiles, giant turtles, farm animals, a butterflies and insects museum, a restaurant, pony rides and a walk in the rainforest where the park is located, await visitors at La Vanille Nature Park. Participants of the UTRB and their families enjoy special rates to visit it. Click here to learn more.

Domaine Saint Aubin and Domaine de Bois Chéri

These two estates - one for sugar and tea for the other - offer a nice discovery. Saint Aubin (where will be located a major supply station of UTRB) provides, in one place, a nature walk and an overview of the activities that marked the economic history of the island: a sugar factory, now a museum, a greenhouse for anthuriums and vanilla plants, a distillery and a beautiful colonial house dating from 1819 - which is home a restaurant and a small naval museum.

All about tea in one place: this is the offer of the Domaine de Bois Cheri. At the heart of the tea fields, a factory provides the discovery of the transformation of the leaves of these fields (drying, processing and packaging). The tea museum, next door, invites you to learn more about the history of this drink before tasting varieties of tea or a good meal in the restaurant of the estate, perched on a small hill overlooking a lake. Click here to learn more.

The Domaine de Bel Ombre

Spanning over 2,500 hectares in the mountainous region and on the coast, in the South-West of Mauritius, the Domaine de Bel Ombre offers magnificent sites that the participants of the Trail des 7 Couleurs and Trail de la Perruche will cross and admire. Another discovery is possible, with family or friends, through excursions in the Frederica Nature Reserve, home to some of the rarest flora and fauna of the island. Click here to learn more.

The Domaine de Grande Rivière Noire

This large estate has 3,000 hectares of mountainous terrain and savannah, at the foot of Piton de la Grande Rivière Noire and near the Grandes Gorges de la Rivière Noire. It harbours hunting grounds for deer and boar. Hunting and other activities can be organised for UTRB runners and their relatives. Click here to learn more.

Experience Mauritius with Mautourco

Our tour operator partner, Mautourco will transport the participants to the starting points of each race. Mautourco has also developed a special offer for a series of excursions through the island, with lower rates for participants UTRB 2015 and their relatives. Click here to learn more.

Check out our other partners:

SportsEra, official distributor in Mauritius for Raidlight equipment, a main partner of UTRB

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Agency (MTPA), national agency for the promotion of Mauritius as a tourism destination

Red Bull, energy drink distributed on the trail

Bedouin Tents, provider of for tents on start, finish and supply points

Apollo Bramwell, high end provider of medical aid

 

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