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Sporting Events

If you’re wondering what’s on in Devon for sporting enthusiasts, look no further. Sporting events take place throughout the county, virtually throughout the year, so there’s always something to come and see or, if you’re up to the challenge, you can even come and take part.

The Rugby World Cup comes to Exeter 2015

May sees cyclists from across the UK heading to Devon for Sky Ride Plymouth and Sky Ride Paignton, whilst June kicks off the regatta season with events including La Solitaire Du FigaroK2 Team racing Regatta and the Dragon Boat Race.

In July, runners will enjoy the beautiful views on the route of the Torbay Half Marathon and Geopark Triathlon - and of course, football fans will enjoy being able to watch the Football World Cup Final on a big screen in Plymouth's centre. 

August sees great spectacles at Teignmouth RegattaPaignton Regatta and Dartmouth Regatta, and a carnival atmosphere arrive as part of the Torbay Week and Port of Dartmouth Royal Regatta.

Hit South Devon in September and you’ll see Torbay Sea Angling Festival, and some wild swimming at the Dart 10k SwimEcover Blue Mile,  and Geopark Open Water Swim.

In October, the brave and the bold endure the challenges and enjoy the beauty of Torbay's Geopark in the Geopark Sportive and Geopark Coastal Marathon.

November sees runners tackling the Templar Ten, and of course all year round sports enthusiasts can visit Newton Abbot Race Days and Exeter Racecourse Race Days for excitement - and possibly a flutter.

For even more events visit our area-specific sister sites, using the links at the top of the page.

December 6, 2015Santa Fun RunPlymouth   
December 17, 2015Christmas Fun Race DayExeter  
December 18, 2015Guided Birdwatching CruisesExmouth  
December 26, 2015Three Legged Fancy Dress Race Shaldon  
May 13 -14, 2016Banff Mountain Film FestivalExeter  
Various dates in 2016Newton Abbot Race DaysNewton Abbot  
Various dates in 2016Exeter Racecourse Race DaysExeter  
Various dates in 2016Exeter Chiefs Rugby FixturesExeter  

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