The Gurkha Doko Challenge 2019
A huge congratulations to everyone who took part in the inaugural Gurkha Doko Challenge last week (22 June).
The event was a huge success with 100% of participants finishing the course, the leader in an incredible 26:52.
Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race in Nepal, the challenge saw participants run 5km of hilly terrain, carrying a traditional Doko basket weighing either 5kg, 10kg or 15kg with a time to beat of 46 minutes.
Visit the Results Base website to check the finishing times. A huge congratulations to everyone who finished and a special mention to the first man and woman over the post – Kushan Rai in 26:52 and Michelle Double in 32:59.
Next year – Gurkha Doko Challenge 2020
Plans are already underway. If you would like to guarantee a chance to book a place on next year’s challenge you can register your interest here – and we will be in touch with the full details before they are released to the general public.