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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.

May sees cyclists from across the UK heading to Devon for the annual Heart of Dartmoor Cycle Challenge

In July, you can indulge your love of maritime events at Port of Plymouth Regatta and enjoy watching the water-bound challenges. Alternatively, check out the Teignmouth Regatta – South Devon’s biggest and most popular sailing event.

August sees spectacular fireworks, displays from the Red Arrows and a carnival atmosphere arrive as part of the Torbay Week and Royal Regatta.

Hit South Devon in September and you’ll see the UK's finest cyclists taking part in the South West leg of the Tour of Britain, from Sidmouth to Haytour.

In October, the brave and the bold endure the challenges set by terrain and the elements as part of the Dartmoor Mountain Challenge

You can enjoy a day at the races in November at the Haldon Gold Cup.

Here are a selection of events in 2013.  If you would like to see all events that are due to run this year please go through to the relevant area of Devon websites, using the links above.

14th - 15th JulyNational Rivers FinalTwo Bridges, Dartmoor
24th - 28th AugustTorbay Royal RegattaTorquay, Devon
29th - 31st AugustPort of Dartmouth Royal Regatta Dartmouth, South Devon
25th SeptemberHospicare One Mile SwimOkehampton
Various datesNewton Abbot Race DaysNewton Abbot, Devon
Various datesExeter Racecourse Race DaysExeter, Devon

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