Henrietta says island running is ‘spectacular’

The top performer in the 2012 St Helena Festival of Running has said she would recommend other overseas athletes to compete in such “a spectacular place with marvellous people.” Henrietta Timms said: “If people know far enough in advance they will do it.” But she added: “The running is really hard because of the sheer […]

Marathon champ Henrietta keeps on running – and winning

Visiting runner Henrietta Timms has scored a third victory in the 2012 St Helena Festival of Running – after starting out by setting a new women’s record for the island marathon. Her tally in three events was: Sunday 24 June: St Helena Marathon, first place – 4 hrs, 27 mins, 57 secs Tuesday 26: 10K […]

New women’s record in St Helena marathon

A new women’s record has been set in the world’s most remote marathon race, on the opening weekend of the 2012 St Helena Festival of Running. Henrietta Timms won the race round the 42-kilometre circuit of St Helena’s mountain roads in 4 hours, 27 minutes and 57 seconds. She finished ahead of two male entrants, […]