Sports Relief Weekend - Events in South Devon

Sport relief
(Last Updated On: March 21, 2014)

Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and Internationally.

At the heart of the campaign is the “Sport Relief Mile”, which involves members of the public doing their bit for charity.

The Sport Relief Mile was created to give the campaign a focus with an event that was open to anyone to run, walk, jog, wheel, bounce or crawl, regardless of ability or age. Participants can choose to cover 1,3 or 6 miles.

The entrance fee is :

Here are some of the local Sport Relief Mile events in/near South Devon – Click link for more info.

The Newton Abbot Mile

The Plymouth Mile

If you are holding or taking part in an event for Sport Relief this weekend, get in touch and send your photos to

Massive thumbs up to Davina McCall who ran, swam and cycled from Edinburgh to London in seven days raising over £760,000 so far.

You catch watch Sports Relief on BBC 1 tonight from 7pm
The Annual Live Telethon will be broadcast live from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the first time. It will be hosted by Gary Lineker, David Walliams, Davina McCall, Fearne Cotton, Jack Whitehall and Claudia Winkleman.

For more information on Sport Relief see


Team account for We Are South Devon.