18th December 2020

Trailwalker 2021 – Your adventure starts here

Organised in partnership with Oxfam, Trailwalker is the ultimate in long-distance challenges.

Teams of four will take on an unforgettable 100km journey in under 30 hours across the South Downs.

The event is managed by Gurkhas. Gurkha teams lead the charge but thousands of competitors take part from all age groups.

Nothing will beat the feeling of walking over the finish line… except maybe that first bite of the Gurkha curry that will be waiting for you!

Raise money, push yourself to the limit, and face a challenge you’ll remember the rest of your life. 

This year the event will take place from 24 – 26 September 2021.  

The challenge

Trailwalker is the ultimate team endurance event. The challenge is to walk, jog or run 100km non-stop across the South Downs Way in under 30 hours in a team of four, with a support crew of two members to help you get to the finish line.

Starting at Queen Elizabeth Country Park early on Saturday morning, the Trailwalker route takes you along the stunning and historical South Downs Way to the finish line at Brighton Racecourse. You will pass through 9 checkpoints along the course. The distance between the checkpoints varies from 6-13km.

From the second you sign up, the Trailwalker team will support you with communications, advice and guides. We’ll get you safely across the course over event weekend and you’ll be cheered along by lots of amazing Oxfam and The Gurkha Welfare Trust volunteers en-route. With our support you’ll find the strength you never knew you had to get to the finish line.


Each Trailwalker team pledges to raise £1,400 for Oxfam and The Gurkha Welfare Trust as part of their challenge. Broken down between all four walking team members, this works out at just £350 per person.

Sign up to Trailwalker 2021

All the information you need and the forms to sign up to the incredible challenge can be found on the Trailwalker website.

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