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  • Event: Oxfam Trailwalker 2009, 30 Sep 2009

Oxfam Trailwalker

Money raised during Trailwalker goes to Oxfam and the Gurkha Welfare Trust (GWT), to fund their work tackling poverty and suffering. Oxfam works all over the world; GWT works specifically in Gurkha communities in Nepal. GWT is a registered Charity (no 1103669) Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no 202918) and Scotland (SCO 039042).

Charity Registration No. 202918

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Hi,  

Have you ever thought ‘I could walk the London Marathon’? Probably, yes.

 

Have you ever thought ‘I could walk two and a half times the LondonMarathonin one go’? Highly unlikely.

 

On 18th and 19th of July (and 20th July if we’re really slow) an intrepid Trailwalker Team – The Sweat Suits – will be undertaking a task of herculean proportions – walking 2.5 times the distance of the London Marathon, non stop (100km, fact fans), raising money for Oxfam and the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The route (although rout might be more appropriate) follows the South Downs Way, starting just outside Petersfield, climbing some of the steepest hills on the route and finishing in the bright lights ofBrighton.  

The team comprises, as the name suggests, four sweaty suited types unused to such exertion. It promises to be 30 hours of blood, sweat, tears and tantrums and this is where you come in. In short, we need your money.

 

We’ve committed not only to walking for 100km, 30 hours, non stop but also to raise money for Oxfam and the Gurkha Welfare Trust. For those of you who don’t know The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the principal charity dedicated to the provision of aid to Gurkha ex-servicemen and their dependants in their homeland of – and is a very worthy cause.

If you need any more persuasion, click on the link below:

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get_involved/fundraise/trailwalker/presentation.html

 

So please dig deep, whether you want to sponsor us £1 per km or anything from £1 upwards, all donations will be very gratefully received by both ourselves and Oxfam.

 Now where did we leave those walking poles andKendallmint cake...

 

Kind regards,

 

Ben, Matt, Greg and Dave

 

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