IN PICTURES: Hundreds turn out to support Tour de Lauder

Almost 500 cyclists put their pedal power to the test to raise more than £35,000 at the Tour de Lauder on Sunday.

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 5:46 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 5:55 pm
Locals come out in force to support the riders.

The annual fundraiser started in 2012 as a tribute to Lauder man Steve Cully shortly after his death from a hearth attack, aged 42, and has since raised £250,000.

Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Ewan McGarity with his dad Neil at the event.
Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Cyclists start the journey riding along Lauder's Main Street.
Cyclists tackle the first climb up and over Stow Hill.
Cyclists tackle the first climb up and over Stow Hill.
Ann Sobek tackles the first climb up and over Stow Hill.
Cyclists tackle the first climb up and over Stow Hill.
Children getting ready to start the Culley Cross at Thirlestane Castle.
Children getting ready to start the Culley Cross at Thirlestane Castle.
The kids event, The Cully Cross, runs at the same time as the adult race at Thirlestane Castle.
Isaac Santini , Callum Murray , Hanna Graham , Madison Thomson and Alice Murray, pictured on the podium for there Cully Cross event
Mark and Sheila D'Andrea, Rhona Murdoch and Richard Parsons
Lauder Mamil , David Robertson with wife Julie and kids Lewis and Freya.