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What sporting events and activities are happening in NewcastleGateshead?

Whether you are watching live sport or want to take part in a sporty event in NewcastleGateshead - there is plenty going on all year round to help you work up a sweat!

From horse racing and cricket tournaments to epic live football, rugby and basketball matches from local, national and international teams. Fans of sport visiting NewcastleGateshead can watch world-class athletics as well as take part in the famous Great North Run each September. 

Get ready for Super League's Party Weekend which is coming back to Newcastle in 2020. Dacia Magic Weekend makes a welcome return to Newcastle's iconic city-centre stadium St James Park during late-May bank holiday weekend 2020. The showpiece rugby league tournament promises to give you a sporting weekend of unforgettable family entertainment once again.

For those looking to take it a little easier, try a Race For Life challenge around one of NewcastleGateshead's parks or why not leave your trainers at home and just absorb the thrill of the action with a fascinating stadium tour at St James' Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club?

Passion for sport (and in particular, football) runs through Geordie veins so visitors looking to satisfy their search for a sporty event will also find theatre, entertainment and exhibitions dedicated to sport at some of the attractions and venues across the city. 

Take a look at the sporting events to make you cheer or get your heart racing this year... 

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