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21st August 2019
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Countdown to Chariots!

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).

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29th July 2019
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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.

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10th July 2019
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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?

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26th June 2019
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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.

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14th May 2019
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The Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) team is limbering up

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.

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17th April 2019
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Hewitsons Solicitors prepare to join in on the ACT!

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)

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2nd April 2019
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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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13th August 2018
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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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26th July 2018
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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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12th July 2018
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Chariots of Fire Relay will help young people

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.

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18th June 2018
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Chariots of Fire 2018 supports 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.

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7th June 2018
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On your marks....Hewitsons get set for Chariots of Fire 2018

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.

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1st May 2018
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And they’re off! Chariots of Fire 2018 Launches

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).

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6th February 2018
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Business Community raises £63,140 for Alzheimer’s in Chariots Dash

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.

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