Khud Race

Khud Race

Four years after the first Khud Race was run, the 5th Gurkha Challenge Cup was presented to become the Hill Race Trophy. It was later given to the 6th Gurkha Rifles in 1907.

Khud races continued to be run wherever the Gurkhas were stationed across the world, always involving hills with a steep incline and perilous descent. The last Brigade Hill Race was run in the United Kingdom on a very wet and windy day in Wales on 6th June 1995, which was won by the 3rd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles. In 2019 the event was resurrected in the form of a publicly-accessible Gurkha Khud Race at Pen-y-Fan in theBrecon Beacons.

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