What is provided

Taking on a 100km challenge might sound daunting, but we do everything we can to make it accessible and achievable for people from all walks of life.

What makes Trailwalker unique is the fantastic level of support we give our participants. Below is a list of what you can expect before, during and after the event, plus we have plenty of resources to download as well. Check them out.

Resources to download

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What you'll get

Before the event

  • Training and fundraising pack
  • Pre-event prep sessions
  • Access to our Facebook and Twitter communities
  • Regular email updates with latest information and top tips
  • Expert fundraising advice
  • Social media Q & A sessions
  • Kit lists
  • Full event guides for you and your support crew
  • Dedicated team to answer your queries

During the event:

  • Free camping (Friday evening)
  • Medical support and hot & cold drinks at each checkpoint
  • Cooked meals (Friday evening, Saturday morning and Checkpoint 7)
  • Toilets at each checkpoint
  • Massage at checkpoint 5, 8 and the finish line
  • Fully signed route (night and day)
  • Tracking for all teams and team members
  • Hundreds of Oxfam volunteers and Gurkhas cheering you on

After finishing:

  • Medal for completing the challenge
  • Certificate
  • Cooked breakfast or Nepalese Gurkha curry
  • Massage
  • Hot showers
  • Fantastic atmosphere
  • Incredible sense of achievement and pride
  • Access to our photos and videos from the event
  • Continued fundraising support right up until the deadline

Latest blog posts from the Trailwalker team

Long distance advice

By David Yates  Chairman of the Isle of Wight Long Distance Walkers Association,  and author of Beaches Bars and Blisters of the Isle of Wight shares his advice on foot preparation and training.

Raising your pledge

Reaching your fundraising pledge: tips and ideas from past participants …..

Trailtrekker Support Crew

Heather Westron writes about her experience of taking part in Trailtrekker as a walker and her experience as a support crew. She shares her top tips and says to think about it as a 'formula one pit stop'.

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