Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku

Oxfam Japan held Oxfam Trailwalker in the area surrounding Mt. Fuji from 2007 to 2014. The venue of the event was relocated to Fukushima in 2015 for supporting reconstruction efforts in Tohoku. This year, Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2017 will be held in Fukushima again from 3 to 5 June 2017.

About Trailwalker

Trailwalker began in 1981 originally as a military endurance training exercise for the Queen's Gurkha Signals, an elite Regiment in Hong Kong. It changed its name to Oxfam Trailwalker in 1981 and is now an ultimate team challenges against poverty and injustice.

Trailwalker comprises of three challenges in one event.

  • A satisfying physical and endeavor:
    to complete 50kms in 24 hours or 100kms in 48 hours.
  • A fun team exercise:
    to do the above as a team of four, you have to start together, stick together, and finish together. It takes training and preparation and involves the support of some volunteers to back you up along the way.
  • A rewarding fundraising enterprise:
    to commit to raise at least JPY120,000 per team to support the work of Oxfam.
Oxfam Trailwalker is a world-wide challenging endurance fundraising event in which teams of 4 walk together. In 2016 it took place at 15 different trails across Australia, New Zealand, China (Hong Kong), India, the UK, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, and Japan. Oxfam Trailwalker Japan has been held since 2007, and in 2016, it raised JPY28,540,706 with 196 teams.

The donations have been used to support Oxfam Japan's work and to implement projects in some of the poorest regions of the world to help end poverty and provide vital relief following natural disasters and conflicts.

Oxfam Trailwalker is an event that involves significant commitment, endurance, and at the end of it all, a wonderful sense of achievement. Whatever role you play, by participating in this ultimate life changing event, you will be helping to make a real difference by raising funds for actions against poverty and injustice.

Check out the international series:

Japan

Oxfam India (Bengaluru)

Oxfam India(Bengaluru)

イOxfam India (Mumbai)

Oxfam India (Mumbai)

Oxfam New Zealand

Oxfam New Zealand

Oxfam Australia(Melbourne)

Oxfam Australia(Melbourne)

Oxfam Intermon (Spain, Girona)

Oxfam Intermon (Spain, Girona)

Oxfam France

Oxfam France

Oxfam GB

Oxfam GB

Oxfam Australia(Brisbane)

Oxfam Australia(Brisbane)

Oxfam Ireland

Oxfam Ireland

Germany

Germany

Oxfam Australia (Sydney)

Oxfam Australia (Sydney)

Oxfam Solidarity in Belgium

Oxfam Solidarity in Belgium

Oxfam Australia (Perth)

Oxfam Australia (Perth)

Oxfam Hong Kong

Oxfam Hong Kong

Oxfam Trailwalker took place in 15 locations in 10 countries/regions in 2016.

Official Record

Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2016

196 teams started from Dakeonsen and 148 teams completed in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2016, held from 9 to 11 July 2016.

Official Record
Results of all teams

Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2016 LAP/SPLIT TIME Total Fundraising Amount: JPY28,540,760.- (As of 31 August 2016)

[100km Trail] Completed Teams (with a team of 4): 58 teams (completion rate: 61%)
Completed Walkers: 301 walkers (completion rate: 79%)

[50km Trail] Completed Teams (with a team of 4): 90 teams (completion rate: 89%)
Completed Walkers: 388 walkers (completion rate: 96%)

We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government officials for their great support.

Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2015

158 teams started from Dakeonsen and 127 teams completed 50km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Tohoku 2015, held from 11 to 12 July 2015.
[ Official record ]

Completed teams (with a team of 4): 12 team (Team completion rate: 80.3%)
Completed participants: 564 persons (Participant completion rate: 89.2%)
Total Fundraising Amount: JPY23,007,828. (As of 31st August 2015)

We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government officials for their great support.

Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2014

◆100km:Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2014
173 teams started Shiroyama Track and Field and 94 teams completed 100km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2014, which was held in 16th to 18th May 2014.
The record of the fastest team: 17hr10min (Team completion rate: 87%)

◆43km:Oxfam Trailwalker Light 2014
31 teams started Minamiashigara-shi Kyodo-Siryokan and 26 teams completed 43km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Light, which was held in 17th to 18th May 2014.
The record of the fastest team: 11hr57min (Team completion rate: 94%)

[ Official record ]


We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government for their great support.

Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2013

179 teams started Shiroyama Track and Field and 97 teams completed 100km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2013, which was held in 10th to 12rd May 2013.

[ Official record ]

Completed teams (with a team of 4): 97 team (Team completion rate: 54.2%)
Completed participants: 527 persons (Participant completion rate: 74%)

We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government for their great support.

Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2012

148 teams started Shiroyama Track and Field and 107 teams completed 100km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2012, which was held in 11th to 13rd May 2012.

[ Official record ]

Completed teams (with a team of 4): 107 team (Team completion rate: 62.7%)
Completed participants: 509 persons (Participant completion rate: 86.9%)

We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government for their great support.

Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2011

142 teams started Shiroyama Track and Field and 89 teams completed 100km in teams of four in the Oxfam Trailwalker Japan 2011, which was held in 13th to 15th May 2011.

[ Official record ]

Completed teams (with a team of 4): 89 team (Team completion rate: 63%)
Completed participants: 474 persons (Participant completion rate: 85%)

We would like to express our thanks to all participants, support crew, families, volunteers, sponsors and local government for their great support.