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

The Chariots of Fire baton is poised - will you join in on the ACT?

Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is limbering up for this year’s Chariots of Fire after being selected as the official recipient charity for this year’s race on Sunday 22nd September.

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Double gold Olympian to start Chariots of Fire

Double Olympic gold medalist and World Champion rower Tom James, MBE, will start this year’s Chariots of Fire event, Dr Andrew Harter, High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, has announced.

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Cambridge Colleges open their gates for Chariots of Fire

This year, on the 16th September, the region’s largest charitable relay race, Chariots of Fire, will be guiding its runners through the grounds of two of the City’s historic colleges. Passing through both Trinity College and King’s College the runners will need to contest with a new race route this year.

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