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Doko race comes to Aldershot

24th April 2018

Every British Army Gurkha soldier will be very familiar with the fearsome ‘Doko’ – a gruelling physical challenge carrying 25kg of sand uphill for five miles in the Himalayas.

The run normally serves as a pivotal moment in the selection process of every aspiring Gurkha recruit.

However, this time it is soldiers from 10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment who have swapped the foothills of the Himalayas for the Queens Avenue playing fields in Aldershot to take on a challenge in the spirit of the Doko. Watch this video to find out more. 

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