On their bikes for Macmillan

Hundreds of cyclists took part in Macmillan Cycletta Scotland, tackling a variety of courses from 20km to 100km starting in the grounds of Scone Palace.

Getting off to a fast-paced start, The UK’s leading cycling series for women was led from the front by Commonwealth Games cyclist Charline Joiner, who completed the 100km with the second fastest time in the category at three hours 42 minutes and 44 seconds.

The 70km route was led out by Britain’s No. 1 giant slalom skier Charlie Guest, who took the second top time in the category with a time of 2hrs 26mins 45secs.

The 40km route was fronted by TV presenter Cat Cubie, who also took the top time of 1hr 41mins 9secs.

The event, involving more than 700 cyclists, was formally opened by Provost Liz Grant who said: “There was a real buzz and it was fantastic to see event get such a great turnout.”