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

Sir Michael Marshall, Race President, passes away

Our sincere condolences to all of the Marshall family from everyone at Chariots of Fire.

Sir Michael Marshall had been our Race President since 2007 and long standing supporter of Chariots of Fire.

Read more
Addenbrooke’s staff pull out all the stops to raise funds for a new children’s emergency ambulance service

Three teams from PICU at Addenbrooke’s have signed up to take part in Chariots of Fire and have organised a raffle selling tickets for the duration of the summer holidays to raise money for the Children’s Emergency Ambulance Service. Will you join them?

Read more
Support the new children’s emergency ambulance service and help save the lives of children like ours

This September, Chariots of Fire has partnered with Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). With your sponsorship, ACT is fundraising for a new specialist children’s ambulance service, dedicated to providing the highest level of care for the regions sickest children.

Read more


Read about our history