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Virtual runs and Challenges – Mauritius Island 16km


Mauritius is a tropical paradise, created by volcanic activity some 8 million years ago is: Mauritius ranks among the best beach and honeymoon destinations in the world. The beach Trou aux Biches was named the world’s best beach destination by the World Travel Awards in 2011.

We created a virtual run inspired by this Indian Ocean gem. The entire island of Mauritius is just 2040 km2 area and is 45 km wide. We decided to provoke you to complete a virtual run the distance of the longest beach on Mauritius – Metemwe beach which is 12km. 

This Virtual run medal design – represents Eden’s nature of the island. Mauritius was the only known habitat of the Dodo bird. Dodo was a flightless bird that was extinct by 1681.

The Mauritius virtual run medal depicts “the mountain hill Le Morne Brabant played a significant role in the country’s history. On the front side of the medal, you can find also the famous flower “Birds of Paradise” and the Foby bird – an animal from the island’s fauna.


The backside of the medal is decorated with the shape of the island. Flora & Fauna on the island includes some 600 indigenous species.

  1. Do you know that the country of  Mauritius is more than one island?
  2. One of the most densely populated countries in Africa with 620 inhabitants per km²
  3. Mauritius is one of the smallest countries in Africa. This land area is about 1.6 times the size of Los Angeles
  4. People in Mauritius are free to practise whichever religion they desire. Hindu, Roman Catholics, Muslims and a number of other religions are represented in the country.

Complete this inspiring challenge and earn Mauritius colourful double-sided medal

Your beautiful medal of Mauritius can be a perfect part of your collection of the whole Island Virtual Runs Series we designed to represent the beauty and nature of small islands on Earth.

Our Island virtual challenges series includes:

Kauai virtual run Circuit 153 km with Glow in the dark Tiki god medal

Bali Sacred temple virtual run 50km

Capri virtual run circuit 16km

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