2012 News Archive

17th September 2012
Medal-winning Paralympian Harriet Lee to start Chariots for CambridgePPF

Cambridge Past, Present & Future (CambridgePPF) is delighted to announce that Harriet Lee, bronze medal winner at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, will start Chariots of Fire on its behalf.

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12th September 2012
Sleep set to give teams a rousing send-off

British dancer, director and choreographer, Wayne Sleep, will start one of the region’s highly anticipated charity races, Chariots of Fire, which is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year.

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6th September 2012
Cambridge University colleges support Chariots of Fire

Cambridge University colleges are being encouraged to sign up for the city’s largest charity relay race, Chariots of Fire, which takes place on Sunday 16th September. 

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22nd August 2012
Olympics boost COF team numbers

With the country slowly adjusting back to normality after London 2012, one legacy of the Olympics already appears to be taking shape with more people registering for this years Chariots of Fire relay.

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15th August 2012
Teams train together for Chariots

With Chariots of Fire fast approaching, runners from Hewitsons joined forces with individuals from CambridgePPF, one of this year’s recipient charities, to train at Wandlebury Country Park.

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27th July 2012
Why we’re Championing Chariots of Fire

The Chariots of Fire race will hold extra special meaning this year for one of the runners, having experienced first hand the fantastic work of one of the recipient charities, Cam Sight.

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10th July 2012
Lawyers’ running shoes at the ready

Dozens of lawyers from leading regional law firm Hewitsons will once again be donning their running gear to take part in Chariots of Fire 2012.

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3rd July 2012
Cam Sight enters blind runners for Chariots of Fire race

Cam Sight are entering a team of blind and sighted runners for Chariots of Fire, 2012. The team have named themselves the ‘Cam Sight Centurions’ to celebrate Cam Sight’s Centenary this year.

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13th June 2012
First class support at Chariots of Fire will grow charity’s education scheme

Local charity Cambridge Past, Present & Future (CambridgePPF) has been quick off the mark and assembled two official teams to compete in this year’s Chariots of Fire.

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1st June 2012
A Year of Celebration for Chariots of Fire 2012

Since its start in 1992, Chariots of Fire has raised in excess of £3/4 million for a variety charities. And 2012 is proving to be as popular as ever with over 20 teams registering in the first week.

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15th May 2012
Charities on the starting blocks for Chariots 2012

Enter your team for Chariots of Fire 2012. Celebrating its 21st anniversary, Chariots of Fire 2012 launches today, with thousands of runners taking to the streets of Cambridge in the name of charity.

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27th January 2012
£52,000 raised by Chariots of Fire 2011

On Thursday 25th January, Hewitsons co-hosted the presentation of the Chariots of Fire cheque to the Rosie Hospital Campaign and representatives of Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (Act). 

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