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Moka Trail: Get ready for an active discovery experience

Trail running is a healthy way to explore Mauritius while taking in the beautiful landscapes of the island. So why not take the unique opportunity provided by events such as the Moka Trail, with routes to suit all fitness levels.

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A major event in the Mauritian trail calendar

Whether you’re a seasoned trail running fanatic, a novice adventure seeker, or simply enjoy the beauty of nature and the outdoors, the sixth edition of the Moka Trail will introduce you to the spectacular scenery of the heart of the island. Taking place on Saturday 13 October 2018 on the outskirts of the Moka Smart City, this exciting sporting and human adventure in the wild is a major event in the Mauritian trail calendar. Moka Trail Image 2

Three runs to choose from

This essential component of the city’s sports and recreation program has three runs to choose from, including a Fun Jog (6km), Le Petit Both (15km), and Le Grand Pouce (30km). The Fun Jog is very popular and suitable for participants of all abilities, giving everyone the possibility to explore the rolling green landscape at their own pace. Moka Trail Image 3 Le Petit Both and Le Grand Pouce are more technical runs with peaks, passes, and valleys. They are more suitable for experienced runners aged at least 14 and 18 respectively. Moka Trail Image 4 The Moka Trail has something for the entire family with a Kids Corner that will allow the little ones to play and have fun under the supervision of qualified carers while the grown-ups are enjoying their race. Moka Trail Image 5

A well-established organizing team

Hosted by a well-established organizing team with the support of ROAG, South Africa’s leading sports event management and marketing company, the only trail run taking place in the center of the island boasts a wealth of natural scenery and technical routes. Moka Trail Image 6

Register now!

The number of runners has been growing every year, up from 800 the first edition in 2013 to 2,200 last year. Online registration for the 2018 Moka Trail is open until 18 September 2018 on the website, and a similar number of participants are expected. Race packs will be distributed on Wednesday 10 October at the Synergy Sport & Wellness Institute in Helvetia, Moka. Moka Trail Image 7