PICTURE GALLERY: Stripping off in South Yorkshire - how naked streakers have dared to bare all locally

A female streaker interrupts a game between Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United in 1998.
A female streaker interrupts a game between Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle United in 1998.

As daring runners prepare to bare all in a naked charity fun run in Doncaster tonight, we've dipped into our archives for a bare all exposure of streaking in South Yorkshire.

Dozens of naked runners will head to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park tonight for the Bare All For Polar Bears race - with men and women getting down to the buff for the half-mile dash around the popular visitor attraction.

The 2004 World Snooker final between Ronnie O'Sullivan and Graeme Dott at Sheffield's Crucible was interrupted by streaker Mark Roberts.

The 2004 World Snooker final between Ronnie O'Sullivan and Graeme Dott at Sheffield's Crucible was interrupted by streaker Mark Roberts.

WARNING: GALLERY CONTAINS MALE AND FEMALE NUDITY

And they won't be the first to strip off in South Yorkshire in the name of fun and sport.

Over the years, scores of local sporting events have been the target of nude fun and games by high spirited fans - with football and cricket matches and even the World Snooker Championship Final at Sheffield's Crucible interrupted by streakers.

From Doncaster Rovers to Barnsley, Rotherham United to Sheffield Wednesday, most of our region's clubs have had a naked invader scampering around the pitch, with stewards in hot pursuit at some time or another.

A South Yorkshire league cricket match has even been the target of a nude pitch invader.

A South Yorkshire league cricket match has even been the target of a nude pitch invader.

Here are just some of them from down the years...

A charity cricket match in Doncaster involving former Emmerdale star Frazer Hines (left) was the target of a male streaker in 2004.

A charity cricket match in Doncaster involving former Emmerdale star Frazer Hines (left) was the target of a male streaker in 2004.

Football matches are a common target for streakers. This incident was from between Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton in 2005.

Football matches are a common target for streakers. This incident was from between Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton in 2005.

A naked man entertains Rotherham United fans with an impromptu streak at Millmoor.

A naked man entertains Rotherham United fans with an impromptu streak at Millmoor.

Barnsley's Oakwell pitch is invaded by a male streaker in 2000.

Barnsley's Oakwell pitch is invaded by a male streaker in 2000.

A boxing match at The Dome in Doncaster is targeted by a nude man.

A boxing match at The Dome in Doncaster is targeted by a nude man.

A thong wearing fan is escorted off Doncaster Rovers' Belle Vue pitch.

A thong wearing fan is escorted off Doncaster Rovers' Belle Vue pitch.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is hosting its naked run for polar bears tonight.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is hosting its naked run for polar bears tonight.