2016 News Archive

18th October 2016
Calling all charities applying for Chariots of Fire 2017

Applications for charities wishing to be the official Chariots of Fire recipient charity in 2017 are now open. Over the course of its 25 year history, the charitable race has raised over £1 million.

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16th September 2016
World Champion Diver is set to launch the 25th Chariots of Fire Relay Race

World Champion diver and a member of the GB Olympic Diving Team, Rebecca Gallantree, has been confirmed as this year’s guest of honour at the 25th Chariots of Fire relay race.

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26th August 2016
Six Papworth transplant patients enter a team for Chariots of Fire

An inspiring group of six runners all have one thing in common; Papworth Hospital saved their lives through the gift of heart and lung transplants. 

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2nd August 2016
Papworth Doctor Encourages Readers to Get Running!

Dr Sarah Clarke, a leading Consultant Cardiologist from Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, is encouraging readers to get running to improve their heart health and support Papworth Hospital Charity.

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29th June 2016
Papworth Hospital Transplant Team Swaps their ‘Scrubs’ for Trainers!

A transplant retrieval team from Papworth Hospital has swapped their scrubs for trainers as they prepare to enter the 2016 Chariots of Fire race and raise vital funds for a life-saving operation.

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15th June 2016
Lawyers’ tie their laces in preparation for Chariots

For the 25th consecutive year dozens of lawyers, from law firm Hewitsons, will be donning their running gear to take part in Chariots of Fire on Sunday 18th September. 

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26th May 2016
Heart transplant patient signs up for Chariots of Fire

Following a life-saving heart transplantation in 2015, Tom Shing, 24, shall be entering Cambridge’s annual charity relay race, Chariots of Fire, which this year is supporting Papworth Hospital Charity

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10th May 2016
Ready. Steady. Go….. Register your team for Chariots of Fire 2016

2016 celebrates the 25th anniversary of Chariots of Fire and today marks the official launch of the charitable relay race which takes place on Sunday 18th September. 

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27th January 2016
Chariots of Fire raises £78,000 for EACH

On Monday 25th January 2016 Hewitsons Charitable Trust hosted the 2015 Chariots of Fire cheque presentation. In total £78,000 was raised thanks to all the efforts of over 2,280 runners.

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