28th December 2021

Trailwalker 2022: Your adventure starts here

Entries are now open for Trailwalker 2022! With a team of four, take on an unforgettable 100km journey in under 30 hours across the South Downs.

Organised in partnership with Oxfam, Trailwalker is the ultimate in long-distance challenges, raising funds for both Oxfam and the GWT. Teams from the Gurkha Regiments lead the charge, but thousands of competitors take part from all age groups and levels of experience.

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 for the rest of your life. 

This year the event will take place from 23-25 September 2022.

The Challenge

Trailwalker is the ultimate team endurance event. The challenge is to walk, jog or run 100km 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 6km to 13km.

From the minute you sign up, the Trailwalker team will support you with communications, advice, and guides. We’ll get you safely across the course over the event weekend and you’ll be cheered along by lots of amazing Oxfam and GWT volunteers. 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 2022

Civilian teams can sign up for Trailwalker from 29 December, and registration for military teams will open in 2022. 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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