The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity (ARHC) 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 18th September.
Chariots of Fire 2021 saw 200 local businesses enter teams to take park in the 1.7 mile relay race and raise £44,527 for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
Applications for charities wishing to be the official Chariots of Fire recipient charity in 2022 are now open.
Chariots of Fire is only a few weeks away. Should you be planning to enter a team but have not yet done so, you have until Wednesday 15th September before registrations close.
The EAAA team will be running in Chariots with a defibrillator instead of the normal baton, to raise awareness for CPR and defibrillator training which the event is helping to fund.
On Sunday 19th September Shaun Whiter, the Ipswich Town youth football coach, former Newmarket FC player and former East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) patient, will officially start the 2021 Chariots of Fire relay race in Cambridge.
Despite the absence of Chariots of Fire in the calendar last year the organisers of this charitable relay race are delighted to see the steady sign up of team registrations.
A team from East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) will be amongst hundreds of relay runners taking on the 1.7-mile race in September.
Bystander CPR which saved a young man’s life has been recognised in Cambridge with a Resuscitation Certificate from the Royal Humane Society, a charity which promotes lifesaving intervention.
Given recent events during the football the importance of CPR and its life-saving impact has never been so prominent. Cambridge’s Chariots of Fire 2021 will proudly support life-saving CPR training through East Anglian Air Ambulance. On September 19th, the race is on to help save lives across Cambridgeshire through this annual charity race.
Support from Cambridgeshire’s business community for the 1.7-mile relay race has so far been positive, with over 50 teams signed up since the event launched to take part in the popular charity relay on Sunday 19 September. This year’s race will support East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) with a £97,500 project to boost life-saving CPR and defibrillator training.
Last month (April 2021) East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) treated its highest number of patients for eight months, with cardiac arrests being the most common type of emergency in the region.
Organisers of Chariots of Fire are proud to announce the introduction of a new team category this year, Super Vets. This category is for teams, consisting of six runners, each being over 60 years old
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) 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 19th September.
EAAA has been chosen as the benefitting charity for Chariots of Fire 2021.
This weekend would have been the iconic Chariots of Fire relay race across the city centre. To mark the occasion, the new charity partnership, East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), would like to highlight the importance of the annual event in supporting local causes, and celebrate the £1.48 million pounds which has been raised through the event since 1992.
East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) will be limbering up for next year’s Chariots of Fire after being selected as the official recipient charity.
The trustees of Hewitsons Charitable Trust are delighted to announce through the generosity of everyone involved in Chariots of Fire 2019, over £92,000 has been raised for ACT.
Addenbrooke’s charity fundraising success raises hopes of an anticipated second emergency children’s ambulance service.
With the dust settled and the runners recuperating after this year's Chariots of Fire the official charity, Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT), are aiming to gather £100,000.
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.
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.
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
Businesses all over Cambridge are going head to head at this year's Chariots of Fire relay race to support Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust (ACT).
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.
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?
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.
The Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) team (pictured) 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 22ndSeptember. Each member of the team will each run a leg of the 1.7 mile relay race.
As part of Hewitsons’ policy of investment in the communities in which it is based, a team of its 30 lawyers will be donning their distinctive red t-shirts and trainers in support of Addenbrookes Charitable Trust (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.
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.
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.
Dr Andrew Harter CBE, the High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, this week introduced Michael O’Toole, one of the UK’s most experienced social enterprise champions, to a relay race that will make a real difference to local young people.
The organisers of Chariots of Fire have selected Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (CCF) as the official charity for 2018. Money raised will contribute to the Cambridgeshire High Sheriff’s Award Scheme, a fund managed by CCF.
Spurred on by the arrival of Global Running Day four teams of lawyers from Hewitsons Solicitors have committed to join Chariots of Fire, the region’s longest running Charitable relay race.
Monday the 1st May is the official launch of Chariots of Fire 2018, the region’s largest charity relay race, and this year all sponsorship monies raised will go to this year’s official charity Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (CCF).
Cambridgeshire’s biggest charity event, Chariots of Fire, saw 340 local businesses enter teams to take part in the 1.6 mile relay race, raising an amazing £63,140 for Alzheimer’s Research UK.