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Photograph: Cyclists prepare to set off for Ride & Stride.

2016:  New Bishop of Leicester, The Right Reverend Martyn Snow launches Ride+Stride in the grounds of St Ursula's Chapel, Wyggeston's, Hinckley Road, Leicester with sponsors Andrew Granger & Co. Professional Land & Property Agents, walkers and cyclists, and even a horse-rider.  Bishop Martyn's supportive video was uploaded to the National Ride+Stride website.
Left to right:  Bishop Martyn, David Knowles DL (County Co-ordinator), Hon Canon Mrs Janet Arthur (Chairman, Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust, the promoting charity of the City and County's annual Ride+Stride event, its principal fund-raiser.

Photograph: BBC Radio Leicester Interview.

2016:  Dave Andrews, presenter of BBC Leicester's History programme, at Loughborough's All Saints with Holy Trinity to interview (left to right) Trevor Shaw (Churchwarden), Sheila Leafe, Alan Leafe (R+S Area Organiser, Charnwood) and David Knowles DL (County Co-ordinator & Chair, National R+S Committee).  Trevor, Sheila and Alan are stalwart cyclists for Ride+Stride, Sheila and Alan supporting St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Ashby Road,Loughborough.

Photograph: Mobility Scooter riders who took part in 2016 Ride+Stride.

2016: Mobility Scooter drivers, The Revd David Paterson and Hon Canon Emerita Mrs Patricia Pinder (Loughborough All Saints with Holy Trinity) toured Loughborough and Nanpantan churches raising £200.
Trevor Shaw (also an R+S sponsored cyclist) and the Rector, the Revd Wendy Dalrympple congratulate them.
With Miss Amy Jennings, who walked for R+S in Leicester and Loughborough, the quartet raised over £400.
Photograph: Two very wet cyclists standing in a church doorway (see text)
Despite a rainy 2016 Ride+Stride there was good support from St Mary's Barkby. Here Sarah Smith (Churchwarden) and her brother Richard Kirk are geared up for their ride despite the pouring rain which was continuous on their 21 churches - about 40 miles' route.
LHCT trustees thank them and all our wet and bedraggled cyclists, walkers, mobility scooters drivers and others who valiantly turned out for the event.
  More photos to follow.