RIDE + STRIDE Sept 8th


This event involves visiting as many of Wiltshire’s churches as you can between 10am and 6pm  either by bicycle, on foot, on horse-back or by mobility scooter.   Choose and many (or as few) churches as you wish.

Half of the money collected through sponsorship comes back to your chosen parish and the other half goes to the Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust, to enable it to make grants for the upkeep of churches and chapels in the county

Several Parishes in our team have been a beneficiaries of a grant in the past. Entry forms will be in our churches in soon.  Please  ask sponsors to tick the gift aid box which means that an extra 25p can be claimed for every £1 raised.

Although the event is not a competition there are a number of prizes available:

  • The BROOKE CUP and £500 for the best all-round parish (no of participants x money raised). Runner up prizes of £100 and £50.
  • The JUNIOR GROUP CUP, plus £100, to the parish with the most successful group of under 18’s.  runner up prize of £50

There are also other prizes for the best achieving cyclists and walkers in 3 age groups: under 16, over 16 and over 65