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.