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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Further showers or longer spells of rain for many tonight, heavy at times, particularly over the hills.
Further blustery showers are likely through the night, with these heaviest and most numerous towards the west.