Marathon Charity Cycle Ride Sets Off

Cyclists from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service start their three day 239 mile charity cycle ride today

Cyclists from Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service set off this morning on a marathon 239 three day cycle ride to all of the county's 23 fire stations - all in aid of The Severn Hospice and the Fire Fighters Charity.

Fire Chief Rod Hammerton said: “It will be a challenge and I am not sure I am looking forward to it. But I am sure the good company and beautiful scenery will carry us all through. My thanks go to the organising team who have spent so much of their own time bringing this all together but I know they were inspired and motivated by doing it for such good causes.”

The tour de Shropshire heads for Ludlow for an overnight stop pedalling 67 miles via Church Stretton, Much Wenlock, Bridgnorth, and Cleobury Mortimer.

En route they were cheered and clapped by primary schoolchildren from Condover School.

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22nd September, 2016