Train for Oxfam Trailwalker

Everyone can take part in Oxfam Trailwalker, but the 100 km version still requires physical and mental preparation. It is important to train well beforehand and have the right equipment. Not forgetting a support crew! Here are some practical tips that will help you with your preparation, as well as on the day of the walk.

Our training programmes

Here are two programmes developed by Wandelsport Vlaanderen – one spread over 100 days and the other over 200 days. Follow the steps closely, including the required week of rest between each stage of the training.

Our sporting & practical tips

Train on the course

We are organising several training walks on portions of the official course. Stay tuned for our updates on our website and on Facebook.

Know your limits

Oxfam Trailwalker is a major challenge, demanding an intense physical and mental investment. Your support crew and the atmosphere at the checkpoints will undoubtedly give you extra zest. Nevertheless, stay alert to what your body is telling you! Don’t exceed your limits or put yourself in danger. Listen to your team-mates, too. Remember: it’s a team challenge. Oxfam Trailwalker should remain an unforgettable and happy adventure for you and your entire team.

Shoes and clothing

Choosing the right shoes is essential. Discover our advice on finding the right pair of shoes and the right clothes.

Food and drinks

Good physical fitness is essential for taking part in Oxfam Trailwalker, especially in its 100 km version. We give you some tips that will enable you to get (back) into shape before setting off.