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Counting down to your next Ride+Stride adventureCounting down to your next Ride+Stride adventure


Thanking everyone for their amazing support for Ride+Stride 2016, John Pickthorn, our Ride+Stride organiser, said: “Whether you cycled, walked, sponsored someone, or opened your church and provided welcome refreshments, you have been amazing. Thank you for all your hard work. You have helped to save beautiful and historic churches for everyone to enjoy.” Stay tuned for news of our next Ride+Stride on Saturday 9 September 2017.

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The rain did not dampen the spirits of this team from St Barnabas’ church in Walthamstow.

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We are very sorry to hear that some of our supporters have not received their Ride+Stride forms this year. 

We are looking into the matter urgently. 

However, to obtain this information, please go to: 

You should be able to download the forms from there. 

Thank you for supporting the Ride+Stride 2016. 

We very much appreciate all you are doing for beautiful and historic churches in need.




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