20th May 2020

Trailwalker 2020 has been cancelled

 

It is with deep regret that as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Trailwalker 2020 has been cancelled. This decision has been made by all event partners: Oxfam Great Britain, The Gurkha Welfare Trust and the Queen’s Gurkha Signals.

We understand the huge disappointment which this announcement will cause all those who were due to be part of this year’s challenge. The primary focus of this decision has been the health and safety of our participants, support crews, volunteers and delivery teams. We can only continue to run an event like Trailwalker if we can ensure we are delivering an event which is both a great experience, and a safe one.

We are looking into the potential to host a virtual challenge in place of Trailwalker this year and whilst we appreciate that this will not replace Trailwalker, we hope that it will provide the opportunity for the Trailwalker family to unite as one and continue to raise funds for Oxfam Great Britain and The Gurkha Welfare Trust. We’ll be back in touch as soon as we can with more details on this.

We have put together some FAQs for you, which will hopefully answer some of the questions that you may have. For any other questions and enquiries please contact 0300 200 1244 or email events@oxfam.org.uk. We will do our best to answer your questions as quickly as we can. As we anticipate a high volume of teams contacting us, we are sorry if it takes a little while to get back to you. Please bear with us we will do the best we can.

We are incredibly grateful for the amazing support you have given to both charities and the hard work you have already put into preparing for this event. Once again, we are sincerely sorry that we have had to cancel this year’s Trailwalker event.

From everyone in the Oxfam, The Gurkha Welfare Trust and Queen’s Gurkha Signals Trailwalker Operations teams, we thank you for your continued support.

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