The Wakatipu played host to the fifth round of the Benchmark
Homes cycling series on Saturday.
Cyclists in the elite men's race completed laps of a 25km
circuit, 129km course near Arrowtown.
Christchurch cyclist Hamish Schreurs won the elite men's race
in 3hr 16min and Olympic track cyclist Lauren Ellis held off
Invercargill's Laura Fairweather in a sprint finish to win
the 103km women's race in 3hr 16min.
Timaru cyclist Reon Park won the 103km masters race in 2hr