Monday 5th june 2017
Colorado Trail : A great race in Réunion Island
In the “North Heights” of Reunion island, this trail count 3 races to permit each other to enjoy the pleasure of the mountain race.
In going and coming back the leisure parc (Colorado) dominating Saint-Denis and Indian Ocean, the 3rd events take place on the path.
Rules of the race
Here are the hourlies
Colorado Trail a 42 kms and a 24 + 18 km relay at precisely 7:00 am
Trail University French Cup, a 22,4 km trail at precisely 7:30 am
Musaraigne, Nordic Walk and Hiking 5,3 km at precisely 9 am
Speed Trail 1,1 km : at precisely 10:00 am
Kilometers, altitude, barriers
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Trail of 42 km (1563 m height difference +) to cover in solo, is the queen event of the day which cover the entire of the 42kms, at the heart of National Parc and throughout the unique landscapes in the world, ranked at the mondial heritage of UNESCO. The layout alternate technical passages in forest of various facies, a brief incursion in a village of Dos d’Âne and passages in open sky above cirque of Mafate, on a part of traditional and recent memorable layout of the mythic “diagonal of mad” .
You must participate a lap of 1,5km before going on the complete path. Be careful ! You’ll have a departure in slope that you will have to climb two times.
Introduced in 2014, possible to distribute over the course of 2 runners or runners in male team, female or mixed, whatever.
The passage of relays is done at the point/ravito of the primary school Roland Jamin of Dos d’Âne, the number is passed to the next runner (cf page “Delivery of numbers“).
The starting score will be performed by the first rider in Colorado. The runner must go to Dos d’Ane by its own means.
Concerned about the deal of our passion for the mountain race with the greatest number, we inaugurated last year a race discover of 5,3 kms. Open to school such as adults, it permit all the makings of the sporty from 12 to 112 years old discovering the mountain race on a secure course and in good humor characteristic of the Colorado Trail.
Change: Accuracy for this year, and taking into account the simultaneous conduct of the medical study on this race, the race will run in the opposite direction to the course and curve provided.
This year hiking and Nordic walking will be added on the same circuit and at the same time.
Speed trail 1,1 km
The Speedtrail is an open race and younger adolescents, that is to say 11 years to 13 years, over a distance of 1.1 km. The course is located only in the leisure area of Colorado, and resume the loop which marks the start of the solo and relay Colorado Trail.
Parallel to the Colorado Trail, the RCSD having been chosen by the bodies of university sport as co-organizer, will take place the french University trail Cup. Participation in this race is reserved for students from 18 to 26 years old.
The route begins at the Halte Là stadium (La Possession) and takes again in Dos d’Ane the layout of the 2nd relay of the Colorado Trail to arrive at the Colorado Park.
For more details, route, GPS plot, curves, etc. visit our special page here.
Download of all GPS tracks of all races in gpx et kml format click here
The race – part 2
The race – part 3
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Totalité de la course Nord de la course Sud de la course
Dear competitors, we wish to inform you that the Lataniers’s path which leads to the Affouches post at Dos dÂne (11km) is open.
ONF planed the maintenance of this path at the right time to have a vegetation not very luxurious the day of the event. You must be respectful of natural environment on the totality of the path and think that thanks to this race you can benefit of a training lap 100% trail.
Nevertheless, you practice Trail activity which demand a minimum of physical and muscular preparation to pace up and down the difficulties. We ask you being conscious and keep a trail mind, in other words to enjoy the trail.
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Rules of the race