Sir Michael Marshall presents trophy to the fastest Marshall team in Chariots of Fire race


Five teams from Marshall of Cambridge entered the 2011 Chariots of Fire Race, which raised money for the Rosie Hospital Campaign. Sir Michael Marshall is President of the Chariots of Fire Race.

The Marshall Trophy is presented each year to the fastest team from Marshall of Cambridge completing the course and this year the fastest team was the Marshall Aerospace ‘Awesome Team’, which was a mixed team which completed the race in 1 hour 10 minutes and 45 seconds.

In the photograph Sir Michael Marshall is seen presenting the Trophy to Laura Gogarty, who received it on behalf of the Marshall Aerospace ‘Awesome’ Team.  Also in the photograph are representatives from all five teams (left to right): Liam Harper, Ian Cruikshank, Jon Harper, Paul Grimes, Louise Riches, Richard Knight, Matt Lee, Charles Crawford, Stephen Crisp, Sheila Kissane, Lesley Kane and Kelly Bramford.

Sir Michael Marshall said: ‘I am delighted that so many Marshall Runners took part in this wonderful race.  The Company has a very proud record of supporting this race, with its strong links to the 1924 Olympics in Paris – immortalised by the film Chariots of Fire – in which my father was one of the runners’.


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Founded in 1909, the Marshall Group has a turnover of £2.5bn and over 5,700 employees. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall has three principal arms to the business: Aerospace and Defence; Property; and Ventures.

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