25th June 2019

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.

Finishers gallery



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