THE sun shone on the 250 riders in The annual cycle Marathon at Blackshots on Sunday.
There were many veteran riders who have completed the course many times to raise monies for their good causes.
One of them is Stan Wall, who is pictured with the Mayor Cllr Barbara Rice. Stan has raised tens of thousands over many years.
Also pictured is Karen Dobson a rider from East Tilbury who won a new Cycle in the free raffle donated by Decathlon.
Cllr Gerard Rice a veteran rider in the Marathon was raising cash for the Mayors Charity The RNLI.
Cllr Barbara Rice said: “What a lovely morning with young and not so young riding together for good causes.
“Special thanks to the Police and St Johns Ambulance who ensured the event ran smoothly.