|Saturday 09th May 2020||05h30||Casela Bird Park/ Yemen Nature Reserve||17 hours|
Opening of the post at 04h00 / closing of start check at 05h15.
The departure of the RR70 on May 09, 2020 is schedule at 05:30 a.m. at Casela Park located in the west coast of Mauritius. You will cross the Yemen estate in the middle of deer herds where the hilly route has a dry and warm ground. At the exit of Yemen estate, 4.5 km of paved road awaits you before reaching the parking area of the Black River Gorges National Park. As from there, you will
have 1.5 km of flat ground in the heart of the endemic which will leads you to the famous parakeet trail ascent with 4 km of climbing (600 m of vertical uphill) which brings you to Plaine Champagne; the highest point of the race at 740 m altitude. After the Parakeet, the Trochetia and the Piton de la Rivière Noire trail, runners will start a 2km climb followed by 1km of descent before reaching the exit on the road at Plaine Champagne. After 1 km on the road, you will join the route of the Chamarel to pursue your race through the following private estates: Old Chimney, Kamaya, Hermitage and Bon Courage. After passing by these estates you will enter the Bel Ombre Heritage Estate which will leads you to the finish line at La Place du Moulin in Bel Ombre.