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Gurkha Welfare Trust

The Gurkha Doko Challenge

Pull on your Gurkha boots- do you have what it takes to match the 'bravest of the brave'?
Closed on 06/30/2019
Charity Registration No: 1103669

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The Gurkha Welfare Trust is excited to be launching the first Gurkha Doko Challenge in 2019, its 50th anniversary year. A unique event which will challenge all participants to pull on their Gurkha boots and match the bravest of the brave!

Known as some of the most fearless and respected soldiers in the military, the Gurkhas have fought in the British Army for over 200 years. Their recruitment process remains one of the toughest in the world.

The race takes place on the Long Valley Training Area military base in Aldershot on Saturday 22 June 2019. Participants will have three choices for their basket weight 5kg, 10kg or 15kg, all of which are provided. The course is 5km long and primarily uphill.

Whether the time is beaten or not, a delicious authentic Gurkha curry will be waiting for all participants at the finish line.

With your support, The Gurkha Welfare Trust ensures that Gurkha veterans, their widows and their wider communities are able to live with dignity in Nepal, through the provision of financial, medical and community aid.

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Olly Sagrott

£675.74

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David Hayes

£674.25

raised by 19 supporters

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Michael Freeman

£445.00

raised by 4 supporters

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Stephen Crowsley

£439.32

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David Britton

£415.00

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Simon Davies

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About the charity

Gurkha Welfare Trust
Gurkha Welfare Trust

The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. We provide financial, medical and community aid to relieve poverty and distress among retired Gurkha soldiers, their families and their wider communities.

Charity Registration No: 1103669

http://www.gwt.org.uk

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