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The Queen's Baton relay arrives in Leicester today as part of its tour of the country ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month.
Fundraiser Claire Lomas is among a number of athletes and community champions taking part in the event.
You would think that after spending two weeks walking the London marathon in a robotic suit Claire Lomas would have taken a break, but you would be wrong.
Claire who is paralysed from the chest down has just finished a 400 mile charity bike ride from Nottingham to London.
Along the way she has raised tens of thousands of pounds for spinal research. Phil Brewster was there to see her cross the finishing line.
A woman paralysed from the chest down after a horse riding accident seven years ago has finished a 400 mile charity bike ride from Nottingham to London.
Claire Lomas from Leicestershire, used a special handbike to complete her challenge. A short while ago she arrived at the London Eye to cheers from friends and supporters.
So far Claire's raised almost £80,000 for spinal research. Along the way she also visited schools and colleges to talk about her experiences.
Speaking from the finish line Claire Lomas described the 400 mile bike ride as 'exhausting but amazing' as she was surrounded by fans and celebrities including Gary Lineker .
The 33-year-old began the journey three weeks ago today and completed the challenge in a hand operated bike.
Claire Lomas – the Leicestershire woman paralysed from the chest down, has finished a 400 mile charity bike ride from Nottingham to London.
The 33-year-old from Eye Kettleby in Leicestershire, used a special hand-bike to complete her challenge, which is the equivalent of tackling a marathon every day.
Claire suffered spinal injuries following a horse riding accident six years ago.
In 2012 she raised almost £250,000 for spinal research after walking the London Marathon in a robotic suit.