A paralysed athlete who completed last year's London marathon in a robotic suit, has set off on her latest challenge.
Claire Lomas from Leicestershire is beginning a 400 mile bike ride from Nottingham to London.
She told ITV News Central how training with friends helped pull her through difficult training days.
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