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UTRB 2019 - 27th & 28th July 

WHEN SPORTS AND LEISURE PAIR UP

Four races and 5-star service

Ultra Trail Raidlight Beachcomber (UTRB) is a unique mix of challenging and enticing races for all categories of trailers, paired with a 5-star service and organisation. The trail takes participants along spectacular tracks for a unique experience of Mauritius in the wild.

The 5-star label of UTRB, makes it even more unique and attractive to local and international runners and accompanying guests alike. The participants’ welcome and support, the track marking, supplies and race assistance, all adhere to the highest standards for service that contribute to Beachcomber hotels’ reputation. Don’t be mistaken to think that you are dreaming wide-awake on being served by a chef on the buffet-like supply stations…

All the trails of UTRB are an invitation to discover the most breathtaking parts of Mauritius, across fields and forests and along mountainous paths, atop cliffs or on pristine beaches. Expert technicians have devised all tracks. An efficient and experienced team – the one that has made of the first four editions of UTRB a success – will similarly perform race management, monitoring and assistance.

 

Maxime Cazajous

Maxime Cazajous, official ambassador of the UTRB 2018: From rugby to mountain running

It is in 2011 that 37-year old Maxime Cazajous became known to the world of trail and so, after having spent several years playing and practising rugby at Coarraze-Nay in the South-West of France. It was indeed in 2011 that he completed his first trail. On the 12 races he lined up for, he hit 11 podiums with six victories and finished 12th at the Trail des Templiers – the most elevated trail in France which gathers the top national trailers. This achievement led him to join Team Brooks with which he competed for the 2012 season. 

Since late 2011, Maxime Cazajous is advised and trained by Nicolas Boyer, former French champion and vice-world champion of rowing. Boyer specialises in the preparation of rowers for the Olympic Games and world championships but he is also a triathlon athlete.

Last year, Maxime Cazajous won Montan’Aspe (52 kms - 3500m - D+/-), the Raid Ouzom (MTB + Tractor, 60km long with 2400m +/- of elevation gain), the Bidarray BK85 – Baztandarrak Trail (85km with 6500m +/-of elevation gain), the Grand Raid des Pyrénées (82 kms – 5300m – D+/-) and Corrude à 2 (27 kms – 2400m – D+/-). He abandoned the race after he fell on the 110th kilometer on the Diagonale des Fous, and so, after leading the race during 100 kilometers straight.

Marion Delas

Marion Delas, special guest of UTRB 2018: Running for others

28-year old Marion Delas from Niort, Western France is a triathlete, a trailer and an extreme sports athlete. Her dedication for sports rhymes with altruism. Delas is dedicated to the organisation Vaincre la Mucoviscidose. 

Marion Delas is an extreme sports enthusiast and lives her passion as a genuine spiritual quest and an inner journey. She participated in Ironman of Nice (triathlon comprised of 3.8 kms swimming, 180 kms biking and 42 kms running), in Paris Brest Paris (1232 kms of biking in 88 hours), in Celtman (extreme Ironman in Scotland), Double Ironman of Marans (7.6 kms swimming, 360 kms biking, 84 kms running in 37 hours) and recently, she participated in the Diagonale des Fous.

It is on her blog http://triathlonforfun.com and her Facebook page that she shares her experiences. Exchange is of utmost importance to her. She learns a lot from others and tries to convey a positive message beyond the competitive realm. 

Marion Delas runs « for others, to experience an authentic adventure ».

Qualifying Race for:

  • Grand Raid Reunion

The Ultra Trail Raidlight Beachcomber (UTRB) races allow riders to cumulate points for the International Trail Running Association ranking (ITRA).


Winners 2018

100Km :
Maxime Cazajous
[12:53:08]

47Km :
Vishal Ittoo
[04:11:52]

25km :
Dhavind Custnea
[01:42:24]

10km :
Nitish Jhugursing
[00:39:00]

Results for 2018