Chariots of Fire

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.

For 2018 race times visit

Latest News

A14 Road Closure weekend of Chariots of Fire

As part of the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme, the Bar Hill bridges installation is this Friday 14th September from 9pm until Monday 17th September at 6am.

You will not be able to drive through the Bar Hill junction (junction 29) on the A14 in either direction this weekend and a diversion will be in place.

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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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