Sunday 22nd September 2019

Welcome to Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire is one of Cambridgeshire’s largest annual charity events. Teams of six each run a 1.7 miles course in relay format.
Chariots of Fire is organised and managed by Hewitsons Charitable Trust.

Event starts at 9.00am, race starts promptly at 9.30am.

Latest News

Teaming with enthusiasm for Sir Michael Marshall

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is entering more teams than ever into this year’s Chariots of Fire event, all running in honour of Sir Michael Marshall, the company’s former president, who had also been race president since 2007 until his death in July.

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Last chance to register for Chariots of Fire 2019

Businesses, Colleges and keen fundraisers are ready to race in this year’s Chariots of Fire on Sunday 22nd September.  Some spaces still remain for teams to take part for those who have not yet registered. With over three hundred teams already expected on the day there is still time, albeit limited, for teams to register and secure their place in the region’s largest charitable relay race.

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‘Call the Midwife’ handyman on hand to starts of Chariots of Fire

Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT) is delighted that 'Call the Midwife' star, Cliff Parisi will be part of the iconic Chariots of fire relay race on Sunday 22nd September. 

Cliff Parisi – who previously played Minty Peterson in EastEnders and now portrays handyman and gardener Fred Buckle in the well-loved BBC period drama ‘Call the Midwife’ – will sound the klaxon

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