The annual Chariots of Fire Race around the Cambridge colleges was postponed in September 2022 out of respect for the death of Her Majesty the Queen and has now been re-scheduled for Sunday 19th March 2023.
This great event raises money for local charities and we are looking forward to defending our title as 2021 winners of the Veterans’ Race.
It is a genuinely inclusive race, with competitors having a variety of running experience and fitness levels and Michael Gaunt is a firm advocator of regular exercise contributing to vascular health.
Do put 19th March 2023 in your diaries and come along and support this worthy event and cheer on our fabulous Michael Gaunt Limited team!
Helping you find effective professional treatment of varicose veins,
spider veins and associated cosmetic problems.
‘The definitive online lifestyle guide for anyone wanting to find the best of everything’ Tatler Address book features the very best UK beauty and cosmetic surgeons. Mr Michael Gaunt, internationally renowned vascular surgeon, is featured for the third consecutive year.
As a specialist surgeon, Mr Michael Gaunt completely understands the psychological impact of unsightly veins. His private clinics in Harley Street, Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich offer patients the latest technology and professional treatments.
Whether it’s a spidery blotch or raised leg veins that are bothering you, Mr Michael Gaunt insists on a full evaluation using a duplex ultrasound scan to ensure the exact source of the problematic veins. The scan will determine the correct individual treatment plan for you and Mr Michael Gaunt will talk you through the whole process.
‘Painful or unsightly veins? Mr Michael Gaunt will put the bounce back into your step’ – Tatler
Renowned Mr Michael Gaunt personally performs minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins using Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), VNUS Closure and ClariVein. He also performs ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, microsclerotherapy and VeinWave techniques.
Earlier this year, Mr Michael Gaunt enjoyed the Tatler Breakfast event celebrating the Tatler Address Book 2020. Hosted at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London by Richard Dennen, Tatler’s editor, and Francesca White, Health and Beauty Editor-at-Large. Michael welcomed the opportunity to meet and talk to other leading health professionals and discuss his approach to the treatment of varicose veins, unsightly thread veins and spider veins as well as other conditions affecting the venous system.
There’s a wide choice of treatments and procedures available to combat varicose veins and thread veins. An individual treatment plan, that’s specifically tailored for you and your lifestyle, is crucial to achieving the results you want.
Consultations with Mr Michael Gaunt are available at Harley Street London, BMI Bury St. Edmunds, Spire Norwich, Nuffield Health Cambridge or Spire Lea Cambridge .
The annual ‘Chariots of Fire’ run is one of the largest charity events in Cambridgeshire. Teams of six run a 1.7 mile relay through the historic streets of Cambridge, taking in King’s, Clare and Trinity colleges.
Renowned Consultant Vascular Surgeon Mr Michael Gaunt, together with his team, will be joining forces to raise essential funds at this year’s event. The race starts, and ends, on Queen’s Green, Cambridge, with 380 teams taking part.
Since the event started in 1992, ‘Chariots of Fire’ has raised over £1 million for local and regional charities, with an estimated 6,245 teams having taken part in the race. Most importantly the 2019 event is raising essential funds for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). Funding a new emergency children’s ambulance service. The service will benefit on average 1,700 patients a year across the region.
The ‘Michael Gaunt’ team members are: Nick Saffell, Michael Gaunt, Carl Pledger, Elizabeth Gaunt, Paul Crocker and Sarah Crocker.
“We are looking forward to joining in the spirit of the day,” commented Michael Gaunt. “Last year’s winners ‘Team Giulio’ of Giulio Ltd won by just 2:54 minutes, it’s a great atmosphere, with lots of friendly banter between teams”.
As a result the ‘Michael Gaunt’ team have been preparing for the event with regular training and running the scenic course this week.
This year’s bright and sunny start to the race saw a record number of teams competing. Mr Gaunt’s team ran well, with them gaining 40th place out of 341 teams taking part.
Don’t neglect your legs! Consultant vascular surgeon Michael Gaunt is no stranger to treating Varicose and Thread Veins that impact on active lifestyles and sporting performance.
There’s no doubt feeling good and looking good certainly go hand in hand. Whether you are keen to maintain intensive aerobic sports or enjoy low impact exercise, such as swimming and yoga, Michael Gaunt can help improve your vascular health and wellbeing. Exercise is of primary importance to maintain a healthy lifestyle and has beneficial effects on varicose veins supporting good blood flow.
Michael Gaunt specialises in the treatment of varicose, thread and facial spider veins and is one of the most experienced and respected surgeons in the UK. He performs personal and minimally invasive treatment of veins using Endovenous Laser ablation (EVLA), VNUS Closure and ClariVein. He also performs ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy, microsclerotherapy and VeinWave techniques.
“Many of my sporting patients complain of heavy and tired legs. They’ve often noticed a gradual decline in their performance, taking longer to recover after training”
Varicose veins are not commonly thought of as a condition that can affect sporting performance but they can. Veins are responsible for removing the waste products of muscle metabolism, such as lactic acid, out of the legs. Varicose veins are veins that are not working properly. Varicose veins impair the function of the normal veins in the legs.
Treating varicose veins immediately improves the venous function of the leg, advancing the clearance of toxic waste products and naturally helps to improve activity.
“I have successfully performed over 4000 minimally invasive techniques with amazing results. People are back on their feet immediately”
Maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is something we all strive to do yet many of us neglect our varicose veins. The condition can be painful and if untreated can lead to leg swelling, pigmentation of the skin of the lower leg and ulcers. Unsightly varicose veins may affect your confidence. Many patients complain of having to cover up during the summer months.
The truth is, even athletes and active people can have varicose and spider veins. There are many variations of varicose veins and it’s always worth getting a personal consultation to access what your treatment options are. Proper vascular assessment is necessary prior to treatment to exclude any underlying conditions.
“Recent advances mean that the underlying causes of varicose and spider veins may be easily identified and the correct personalised treatment plan offered”
Book a consultation and receive Michael Gaunt’s expert opinion and a tailored treatment plan including information on treatment options available.
“I was surprised at how easy it was to get my varicose veins treated. I made a local appointment and had a personal consultation followed by successful treatment with Michael Gaunt”
Consultations with Michael Gaunt are available at Harley Street London, BMI Bury St. Edmunds, Spire Norwich, Nuffield Health Cambridge or Spire Lea Cambridge . 01223 305858.