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The Gurkha Doko Challenge

Start date: 22/06/2019
Soldier carrying basket

Can you take on The Gurkha Doko Challenge?

Have you got what it takes to match the ‘bravest of the brave’?

Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race, this challenge sees a 5km run carrying a traditional Doko basket weighing either 5kg, 10kg or 15kg with a time to beat of 46 minutes- are you up for it?

Key timings:

Date: Saturday 22 June 2019

09:30 Registration open
09.30 Start area open for Doko basket fitting
10:00 Welcome
10.15  Warm up
10:30 Race begins
11.00 Curry Kitchen opens
13.00 Curry Kitchen closes

Register for The Gurkha Doko Challenge

As they say the early bird catches the worm….sign up now and receive our early bird offer:

Early Bird Registration: £20.00 per person: AVAILABLE UNTIL 18 APRIL 2019

Standard Registration: £25.00 per person


The fundraising target for The Gurkha Doko Challenge is £150 per person.

What’s included?

• Race Pack- collected at registration on the morning of the challenge

• Doko basket for the race with your chosen weight fitted properly by Gurkha soldier

• A fully signposted, cross country course with Gurkha soldiers marshalling the route and cheering you on throughout

• Chip timers, GWT race t-shirt and that all-important finishers medal

• A well deserved Gurkha curry at the finish line

• Fundraising support – a dedicated point of contact at The Gurkha Welfare Trust, providing you with tips and fundraising resources to help you achieve your target

Got a question about The Gurkha Doko Challenge?

Please contact Georgia on challenges@gwt.org.uk with any questions regarding The Gurkha Doko Challenge.

The Gurkha Doko Race exists to support our work in Nepal and the UK, enabling Gurkha veterans, their families and communities to live their lives in dignity.

You can view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here.

Click here for our Terms and Conditions.

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