Chariots of Fire teams 2016

Chariots of Fire 2017

Fitzwilliam College students, staff and Fellows are once again running in the Chariots of Fire race, which this year takes place on 17 September. There are two teams: the Fitz Fliers and the Fitz Triers.


The teams are running in aid of Alzheimer’s Research UK, a charity that funds pioneering research to create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.

Please support our teams and enter your donations via our ‘Just Giving’ page!



Saeed Kayhanian (student)

Jason Rentfrow (Fellow)

David Cole (Fellow)

Jack Clarke (Catering)

Emily Lees (student)

Colin Doggett (Maintenance)



Rob Clarke (Catering Manager)

Junita Davies (Porter)

Magda Wright (Catering)

Helen Arnold (Chaplain)

Nicola Jones (Development Director)

Georgina Cannon (Fellow)


Top right photo: Last year’s Fitz Fliers and Triers teams

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Race details:

Sunday 17 September
The race officially starts 9.30am on Queens’ Green
Six people in each team (running relay)
Each person will run 1.7 miles (2.73km)


Chariots of Fire teams 2016
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