Sports tips & practical tips

Everybody can participate in Oxfam Trailwalker, but being well prepared is indispensable. It is important to know the amount of water and food required, as well as the right shoes to wear.

In this section you can read some tips about shoes, clothing, and food and drinks. You can also take a look at our workout regimen so you can be well prepared for Oxfam Trailwalker.

Know your limits

Oxfam Trailwalker is a challenge that requires intense physical investment. Thanks to the atmosphere on the route and the support of your team of supporters, you will receive an additional and magical impetus. Despite this, we ask you to pay close attention to your health and that of your teammates. Oxfam Trailwalker must remain a fun and unforgettable adventure, so do not exceed your limits, or put yourself in danger.


Choosing the right footwear is essential. Read our tips and find the right pair. For more information, read our section.


We suggest the following recommendations for your clothing. Here are some tips to ensure your walk is safe, comfortable and without injury. For more information, read our section.

Food and drinks

Good health is a prerequisite for walking Oxfam Trailwalker. We offer you some dietary tips, for the months preceding the event, as well as during the event. Due to individual differences, we recommend that you test the diet that suits you best. Read our tips here.


Wandelsport Vlaanderen has designed two programmes for you to prepare for Oxfam Trailwalker. Discover our training schedules.