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The Doko Challenge North

Start date: 23/05/2021
Go to Doko Challenge South

Join us in 2021 for a 5km run with a twist

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?

Location: Greystoke Castle in Cumbria – More information on the venue and route to follow.

Date: Sunday 23rd May 2021

Register for The Doko Challenge North

Registration fee: £25

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What’s included in my registration fee?


• Race pack
• Hire of Doko basket, fitted by a Gurkha
• Chip timers, GWT race t-shirt, and online results
• That all-important finishers medal
• A delicious, chilled Kukri Beer
• A race photo at the finish line to show off to all your friends and family
• Fundraising support

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Fundraising for The Doko Challenge North

The fundraising target for The Doko Challenge is £150 per person.
(Don’t be put off by this as we have a team on hand to help you achieve this target)!

Any questions?

Key timings:

11.00 Registration open
11:30 Start area open for Doko basket fitting
12:00 Welcome
12:15 Warm-up
12:30 Race begins

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

The 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.

Register now Go to Doko Challenge South


Greystoke Castle
Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0TG United Kingdom
Greystoke Castle