THE ROUTE

The relay is expected to reach Huntingdon at about 8.19am, with the first runner picking up the torch in Main Street, Hartford.

The first runner will set off from near the Old Houghton Road junction and the relay will continue along to the Desborough Road turn where the flame will be taken to Huntingdon Olympic Gym in Mayfield Road. The club will be hosting a selection of VIPs.

After a 10-minute stop, the relay returns to Main Street for the journey into Huntingdon town centre, where it will go along Riverside Road and head up the High Street, continuing along to George Street and across the ring road.

The Huntingdon leg is expected to finish close to the turn for the station.

THE RUNNERS

The 10 runners are:

Alun James, 48, from London – worked alongside the London 2012 communications team.

Catherine Eastham, 41, from Kingston – involved in sport both in her career and personal life for a decade, including committee member of Belgrave Harriers.

Catherine Potterton, 25, from Bournemouth – Since 2008 has served as a trustee of the UK Charity Brittle Bone Society and runs an annual youth event to give a voice to 16-30 year olds with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Dilshan Senanayake, 43, from Watford – has introduced 45 of John Lewis’s partners into coaching a sport of their choice.

Jonathan Edwards, 56, from Peterborough – his partner suffered a severe brain haemorrhage and has been a rock for her since.

Matthew Dawson, 17, from Cambs – born with heart defects, a critically narrow windpipe and bilateral leg deformities, Matthew has had numerous operations but is cheerful, positive and loves sport.

Melanie Hare, 43, from Sandy – a police officer who saved the life of motor cyclist who was in a bike accident.

Sara Dunling, 29, from Newmarket – she has designed and delivered NHS programmes that have inspired 2,000 people to take ownership of their health.

Reg Whittaker, 91, Warboys – for many years as a special needs teacher and headmaster who has been a pillar of the community.

Bryn Percival, 31, from Huntingdon – a coach who inspires the best of his athletes.

CELEBRATIONS

A MORNING of events is planned to celebrate to visit of the Olympic Flame.

The action will centre on the market square where there will be morris dancing and music from the RAF Voluntary Band.

The route will be decorated and spectators are being encouraged to dress in gold.

At about 10.30am the cyclists competing in a Round- Cambridgeshire Race will be stopping for refreshments.

Over at Huntingdon Olmypic Gym there will be a family fun day.