King's relay team win the Colleges Cup

King's runners

Credit: Sir Cam @ camdiary / University of Cambridge


The six runners completed the race in 01:00:48 and came eighth overall, winning the Colleges Cup for the third year in a row.

King's College B team were the third College team, and completed the race in a combined 01:09:23, coming in 66th position out of the the 380 relay teams taking part in the event this year.

Both teams were made up of a mixture of undergraduate and graduate students, Fellows and staff members.

The Chariots of Fire race is an annual relay race that follows a scenic 1.7 mile circuit of central Cambridge. It passes over the River Cam four times and includes a stretch along the Back Lawn of King's and down the avenue to the Back Gate.

For the full results board and more details about the race see the Chariots of Fire website.

Congratulations to the King's runners who took part!

23 September 2016