2008 News Archive

28th November 2008
Charity applications for Chariots of Fire 2009

Chariots of Fire 2008 was a great success with a record 409 teams entering the race to raise money for Romsey Mill and Red Balloon - Cambridge.

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14th October 2008
2008 Race Video

An interview with Charles Hewitson - race director and partner of Hewitsons Solicitors.

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22nd September 2008
Thousands of relay runners passed the baton during Cambridge's biggest ever Chariots of Fire race.

Yesterday's event saw 2,500 entrants pound the course. After a record number of teams signed up this year, organisers are hopeful they will beat the £75,000 raised last year.

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22nd September 2008
2008 Race Results

To see the full list of results from the magnificent 2008 race, please review the link below. Chariots of Fire Race Results 2008

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17th September 2008
Dragons’ Den star to get Chariots 2008 off to a fiery start!

International entrepreneur and tough talking panellist on the popular TV series Dragons’ Den, Doug Richard, will be firing the starting gun for this year’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race.

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9th September 2008
College teams battling for glory in Chariots of Fire 2008

The largest charity event in Cambridge this year sees many Cambridge University college teams taking part in the famous race which follows its historic route through Kings, Clare and Trinity colleges

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29th August 2008
Prizes galore at charity relay race

This year’s Chariots of Fire charity race will see teams battling it out for a variety of  prizes. Teams will be competing for the top spot in a number of categories to suit every type of runner.

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15th August 2008
Teams limber up for charity relay race

With less than five weeks to go now until Cambridge’s largest annual charity relay race takes place, teams are taking to the streets to train for the challenge ahead.

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31st July 2008
Charity relay race aims for record sponsorship totals

Cambridgeshire’s largest annual charity relay race, Chariots of Fire, looks set to be one of its most successful years to date.

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28th July 2008
Organisers rise to charity challenge

As the county gets fired up for Cambridge’s annual Chariots of Fire charity relay race, the organiser’s teams are preparing for the challenge of some friendly inter-sponsor rivalry!

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14th July 2008
Charity teams stepping up for charity relay race

This year Cambridgeshire’s largest charity relay race will see the recipient charities entering teams into the race and joining in the fun.

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27th June 2008
Charity teams prepare for Chariots of Fire 2008

The supported charities for Chariots of Fire 2008 are entering wholly into the spirit of the event by participating in the race themselves.

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2nd June 2008
First team flying past the post for Chariots 2008!

Entries are flooding in for this year’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race and the team quickest off the mark to enter the event was Newmarket Plant Hire. 

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1st May 2008
Launch of Chariots of Fire 2008

As Chariots of Fire 2008 is officially launched today, we are calling all budding competitors to join in the fun of this celebrated race.

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