Ride+Stride - 8th September 2018 SIGN UP FOR OUR eNEWS

Bursting with excitement for Ride+Stride in Rutland

Ride+Stride in Rutland only runs every two years, so seize the opportunity and take part this year!

Visit as many churches as you can, and raise money to support the work of the Rutland Historic Churches Preservation Trust. Horse riders are welcome and they’d love to see a unicycle or three-legged team! They also welcome not so mobile participants who may be driven to churches but should reach the church door under their own steam.


Starbursters are cycling teams of any size who set off together from the centre of the county, and one or more of you should visit every one of the 64 churches in Rutland!

To bag all 64, teams might want to divide into at least 4, if not 5 or 6, sub-groups.

If you wish to form a team for your village or town and need advice on route planning, contact Richard Foulkes on rrfoulkes@gmail.com.

Points mean prizes

There are awards for achievement, but the main objective is to have a very enjoyable and safe day out on the byroads of rural Rutland, and to raise a lot of money for a very worthy cause.

The Davenport-Handley Cup will be given to the Rider(s) who cycle to the most churches in the county. Barnsdale Lodge Hotel kindly offer lunch for two to the Strider demonstrating the most impressive feat (feet?). Certificates will be given to all cyclists who visit 35 or more churches; and all walkers who visit 15 or more churches.

For more information and to sign up, visit Rutland Historic Churches Preservation Trust’s website.



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