BREAKING NEWS: Aviva Women's Tour rolls through the Peaks

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

Friday, 17th June 2016, 1:27 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:47 pm
Womens Tour, the peleton at Parsley Hay

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

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

The tour is now heading to Chesterfield.

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Womens Tour, the chasing bunch at Parsley Hay

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.

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

Womens Tour, the leaders at Parsley Hay
The Peloton group of the Aviva Womenâ¬"s Tour makes it way up Bank Road, Matlock. Picture: Sarah Washbourn
Womens Tour, the chasing bunch at Parsley Hay
Womens Tour, the leaders at Parsley Hay
The Peloton group of the Aviva Womenâ¬"s Tour makes it way up Bank Road, Matlock. Picture: Sarah Washbourn