Riders on the first stretch of the journey.

IN PICTURES: Crowds turn out for Roberton rideout

Riders and supporters turned out for the annual rideout to Roberton on Saturday, despite the dreich conditions.

A large cavalcade followed Hawick cornet Connor Brunton along the 20-mile route, with the traditional picnics enjoyed with supporters in Roberton, before returning to Hawick where they were greeted by a welcoming crowd.

The principals scatter money at Tower Knowe.
The principals scatter money at Tower Knowe.
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Fording the Allan Water at Newmill.
Fording the Allan Water at Newmill.
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Crossing the river at Newmill.
Crossing the river at Newmill.
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Ex cornet Graham Robertson with Gracie, Lexi and Brenda Robertson at Roberton.
Ex cornet Graham Robertson with Gracie, Lexi and Brenda Robertson at Roberton.
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