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(Probably) the most remote marathon in the world

Forget New York and London. The St Helena Festival of Running 2013 offers a real running challenge. 44 runners raced to enter the refreshing 3km race, the challenging 10km slog and the incredible 42km marathon (where entering is a feat in itself!) Certainly one of the most remote marathons on the planet, it’s also one <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/probably-the-most-remote-marathon-in-the-world/">Read More</a>

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Making a Wheelie Big Difference: Gravity Rush

An estimated 800 people gathered last Sunday to watch eight DIY go-karts hurtle down Jamestown. Amidst the overturned karts, flying sponges and cheering crowds, the day saw plenty of money raised for a good cause. Organised by social enterprise SHAPE (St Helena’s Active Participation in Enterprise), Gravity Rush raised £1626 towards their annual running costs. <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/making-a-wheelie-big-difference-gravity-rush/">Read More</a>

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St Helena hits the UK airwaves

An impressive 5 million people tuned in to hear Julian Morris, Chief Executive for Economic Development from St Helena’s Government, paint a picture for why our island should be on every traveller’s bucket list. Last month he spread the word of St Helena across 11 radio stations in the UK to explain why St Helena <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/st-helena-hits-the-uk-airwaves/">Read More</a>

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Wanderlust: Last Chance to See

“St Helena represents everything I love about travel in a world where everything is increasingly fixated around electronic gadgets and convenience. Five days to get there; old-fashioned yet real experiences of community and friendship; unspoilt nature and peace; and a history kept relevant by its gritty inhabitants. It’s an island for people who really want <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/wanderlust-last-chance-to-see/">Read More</a>

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