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The Most Exotic Ironman-Distance Race In The World?

  • By Paul Moore
  • Published April 12, 2010

If you’re looking to combine your racing with a picture-perfect holiday this year, then this may be the answer. The D-Day Iron-distance triathlon on the island of Mauritius certainly has the backdrop to lay claim to the title of the World’s most exotic triathlon.

With a 3.8km swim in a lagoon, a two-lap undulating cycle (there’s a 3.5km 8% hill thrown in for good measure) and a flat run that winds its way through woodland and meadows, it certainly sounds idyllic.

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You can watch a promotional video of the event below.

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Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Paul Moore is the Online Editor for Triathlete Europe. When not glued to a computer he can be found writing books - most recently Ultra Performance: The Psychology of Endurance Sports and The World's Toughest Endurance Challenges. Both are available on Amazon. Paul has also written Ultimate Triathlon: A complete training guide for long-distance triathletes which is also available on Amazon.