9th Mauritius Marathon, 15th July 2018

Mauritius Marathon is becoming the most important marathon of the Indian Ocean Islands in terms of the number of international participants. It is a unique event because of its claim not only to offer another race, but to create unforgettable experience and magic moments for the runners and their families and at the same time promoting in a dynamic way our destination.


The Organizing Committee is composed of the following key Members:  

  • Mr. Jean Marie GRALL, Race Director -
    AIMS Committee Member and Official Measurer 
    Olympic Committee Member.
    He is also Technical Director and Official Measurer of Paris Marathon and technically involved in many other major Marathons in the World.
  • Albert D'Unienville, Co-founder of the Mauritius Marathon.
  • Frédéric Robert, Co-founder of the Maurtius Marathon.
  • Mauritius Marathon is also financially supporting SOS Children Village and Link to Life (cancer fight) associations in Mauritius


The Race:

There will be the classical Marathon, a Half Marathon and a 10k-race the same day, 15th of July 2018.

The ninth edition of the Mauritius Marathon will take the runners from the start at St. Felix beach on

breathtaking 42,195 km along the coastal road to the turning point close to the spectacular

Le Morne mountain and back to the Finish line at St. Felix public beach, where a swim in the warm

waters of the Indian Ocean, food and drinks, a massage and a first Sega Party will wait for you!


Enjoy the creole villages, crystal-clear blue lagoons and friendly Mauritians along the track.

You will experience one of the most beautiful courses of the world.

The Half Marathon and the 10k runners finish as well at St. Felix beach and will join the party there.


The track is AIMS- and IAAF-certified, very scenic and a little bit challenging with a slightly rolling

profile and our race-director is Jean-Marie Grall , a well-known official AIMS measurer.


The Island:

Mauritius is a tropical Island in the Indian Ocean, east of the African Coast and Madagascar and south

of the Seychelles. The approximately 1,2 million Mauritians are descendants of people from India,

Africa, China and Europe and you will find all world religions being peacefully practiced on the Island.

Mauritius is a reputable democracy.


The Climate:

The local climate is tropical, but in July there are daily temperatures of maximum 23 – 25 degrees

Celsius, for the Marathon there will be 18-20 degrees for the start in the early morning and 21 – 24

for the finish, the humidity in July is quite low.


The Approach:

The organizers do not only want to offer another race like hundreds in this world, but we want our

guests to spend an unforgettable time on our Island. We want them to take their time, experience

the Island and its beauties, meet the people, the cultures and the religions. We want them to

experience a new world full of harmony and balance.



Come and join us!

For further information :  Wolfgang.Slawisch
Mobil: +49 170 213 94 01