VIDEO: Aviva Women’s Tour rolls through the Peaks

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Spectators were treated to an international cycle racing spectacle as the Aviva Women’s Tour rolled out across Derbyshire, today, Friday, June 17.

Our photographers have captured the race as it passed through Buxton and Matlock.

Womens Tour, the peleton at Parsley Hay

Womens Tour, the peleton at Parsley Hay

Winner of the sprint over Buxton Market Place was Marianne Vos.

The tour is now heading to Chesterfield.

The overall race started with Stage 1 on June 15, from Southwold to Norwich, and with Stage 2, on June 16, from Atherstone to Stratford-upon-Avon, followed by today’s wonderful Derbyshire Stage 3 which posed some tough hilly challenges.

Stage 4, is on Saturday, June 18, is from Nottingham to Stoke-on-Trent, and includes southern Derbyshire and the Peak District, before the final Stage 5, on Sunday, June 19, from Northampton to Kettering.

Womens Tour, the chasing bunch at Parsley Hay

Womens Tour, the chasing bunch at Parsley Hay

For results, video and pictures keep posted to our website.

Womens Tour, the leaders at Parsley Hay

Womens Tour, the leaders at Parsley Hay

The Peloton group of the Aviva Women�"s Tour makes it way up Bank Road, Matlock. Picture: Sarah Washbourn

The Peloton group of the Aviva Women�"s Tour makes it way up Bank Road, Matlock. Picture: Sarah Washbourn