The Gurkha Doko Challenge

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Can you take on The Gurkha Doko Challenge?Have you got what it takes to match the ‘bravest of the brave’?Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race, this challenge sees a 5km run carrying a traditional Doko basket weighing either 5kg, 10kg or 15kg with a time to beat of 46 minutes- are you up for it?Fundraising -The fundraising target for The Gurkha Doko Challenge is £150 per person.
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The Gurkha Doko Challenge - 5KM
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Calendar
Sat 22nd Jun 2019
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Aldershot, UK
Start times
The Gurkha Doko Challenge - 5KM:
9:00am
Races summary
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The Gurkha Doko Challenge - 5KM
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5km
£20.00 - £25.00
Route information
Based on the traditional Gurkha Recruitment Doko race, this challenge sees a 5km run carrying a traditional Doko basket weighing either 5kg, 10kg or 15kg with a time to beat of 46 minutes
What's included
• Race Pack - collected at registration on the morning of the challenge
• Doko basket for the race with your chosen weight fitted properly by Gurkha soldier
• A fully signposted, cross country course with Gurkha soldiers marshalling the route and cheering you on throughout
• Chip timers, GWT race t-shirt and that all-important finishers medal
• A well deserved Gurkha curry at the finish line
• Fundraising support – a dedicated point of contact at The Gurkha Welfare Trust, providing you with tips and fundraising resources to help you achieve your target
Fundraising -
The fundraising target for The Gurkha Doko Challenge is £150 per person.
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How to get there
Aldershot, UK
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Caesers Camp
Aldershot Training Area
Aldershot
Rushmoor District
GU11 1PZ (Follow the signs from route A323)
United Kingdom
Is there parking available on site?
Yes, there is free parking available on the event site. Look out for the road signs on arrival!
Event day logistics
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The Gurkha Welfare Trust
We provide financial, medical and development aid to Gurkha veterans, their families and communities.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome to come and cheer on family and friends throughout the event
Backpack
Kit List
• Comfortable running shoes
• Either running shorts or jogging bottoms
• Waterproof Jacket (just in case)
• Layers to keep warm before and after the race
• Water bottle
• Sunscreen/sunglasses
The event will take place in any weather. If extreme weather conditions are forecast, the situation will be reviewed and participants will be informed 48 hours before the event, this is Britain! Please check the forecast and come ready in appropriate clothing to keep warm/stay cool.
FAQ's
Is there an age limit for taking part?
All entrants must be 18 years plus on the day of the event to be able to take part.I am a wheelchair user or have specific access requirements,
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can I take part?
Unfortunately, due to the arduous terrain, the Gurkha Doko Challenge is not suitable for wheelchair participants.
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What will my race pack contain?
Running number and a timing chip. Race information will be sent via email and downloadable from the event website 4 weeks prior to the event.
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When will I receive my official time?
At the end of the race, you will be able to check your race time immediately and all finish times can be checked online after the event.
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Is there a baggage drop facility?
Yes, there will be a baggage drop tent available for participants if necessary. Although the baggage area will be manned throughout the day, the event staff cannot take any responsibility for your belongings. Please bring minimal kit to the site.
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