A TOP cycling event will be hosted in Barnsley - attracting some of the world's best cyclists.

The British Cycling National Circuit Race Championships is being staged by British Cycling and Barnsley-based Team Cystic Fibrosis.

Some of the world’s best cyclists will race through Barnsley town centre in the championships on Wednesday, July 29.

Past winners include Barnsley-born Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy, Olympic silver medallist Lizzie Armitstead, gold medallists Joanna Rowsell and Dani King.

The route will take in Church Street, Eastgate, Regent Street, Eldon Street and Market Hill.

The women’s race gets underway at 6.30pm, followed by the men’s race at 8pm.

St Mary's Church will be offering spectators drinks through out the event in the church. All proceeds will go towards church funds.