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Veteran Trailwalker team finishes Oxfam’s 100km endurance event in less than 12 hours

A group of fourMelbourne men finished the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker in just 11 hours and 20 minutes today, and are pledging to walk all four Australian Trailwalker events in under 48 hours this year. The team, Dave’s Holiday Xperience, set off on the trail from Jells Park in Wheelers Hill at 7am on Friday morning, […]

Oxfam’s 11th Melbourne Trailwalker starts with 3000 people taking on 100km charity challenge

Melbourne’s 11th Trailwalker event will get underway this morning, with the first gutsy walkers set to tackle the 100km trail from 7am. Today, 750 teams of four will walk or run 100km of rugged Victorian bush from Jells Park in Wheelers Hill to Wesburn Park, through the Dandenong Valley Parklands to the Yarra Ranges. This […]

World’s first wheelchair participant in Oxfam’s 100km endurance challenge

A Victorian man will this month become the world’s first quadriplegic to enter the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker, tackling the 48-hour fundraising challenge from April 19 to 21 in a specially-modified wheelchair. Helped by seven Parks Victoria teammates, including Victorian MP David Southwick, Queenscliff’s Bruce Towers will travel on a TrailRider, a purpose-built all-terrain wheelchair, through […]

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