July Newsletter

Race pack collection

The race pack collection will be held on Saturday 26th of July at Riverland sport centre at Tamarin from 11.00am to 6.00pm, so make sure to be present because no race pack will be distributed on the day of the event.

It is important that runners wear their race number in the front part of their vest, at chest level, to be constantly visible. Runners will be asked to give their race number at different checkpoints if required. Any runner who fails to do so may be disqualified.

In addition, all payment must be made and finalized before distribution of race pack and no change of race will be possible on the Saturday 12th. Any changes will have to be done before Wednesday, 09th July at the following email address: [email protected].

Briefing

The race director will start the race briefing and will introduce the star runners at 5.00pm on the 12th July at Riverland. While it is not compulsory to attend, it is recommended to do so, especially for the runners of the Xtreme Dodo Trail (XDT) 50km and the Ti Dodo Trail (TDT) 25 km to ensure that you are well-informed about the tracks and the planning of the race.

Bus departure

For all races, with the exception of Dodo Fun Run, buses will be leaving Riverland to get to the starting point of the various races.

Payment of Rs100 for the bus must be made by Wednesday 09/07 latest.

The bus departure will be at :

  • 4am for the Xtreme Dodo Trail (XDT 50km)
  • 6.45am for the Ti Dodo Trail (TDT 25km)
  • 7.45am for the Mini Dodo Trail (MDT 10km).

Race start times

The races will start as follows:

The finish line of all 4 races will be at the Riverland Sport Centre at Tamarin.

Stands

There will also be several exhibitors at Riverland on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of July.

Stands such as Sports Era, specialized in retailing of sports clothes and accessories, at special discounted prices.

Other stands include Panacea, GML Think Green and MWF, Bite Me, Coco Up, Grays, Izumi Systems, Swan Group, Emcar Sports, City Sports, The Brand Café, Oxenham and our sound system partner: Rentacolor.

In addition, the organizers of the Colorado and Rodrigues Trail will be present to promote their events. Not to mention the main sponsor Heritage Resorts. The opportunity for you to inform yourself and makes some good deals!

Find below the exhibitors:

Entertainment

Numerous activities await you throughout the day of the event. The Dodo Trail is a sporting challenge but also a popular event, which brings together lots of people.

The atmosphere will be on top with background music, activities for children such as a small entertainment area with a kids castle, drawing of lots will be organized to win a superb kayak offered by Nabridas and a pair of shoes offered by Emcar Sport Salomon…etc. Moreover, you can cool down and enjoy at the food stalls including Coco Up, Bite Me and much more.

Riverland will organize a friendly barbecue, a bar made available to everyone.