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ALL SET FOR AWARD WINNING REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K EVENT, IN NEGRIL DECEMBER 2

KINGSTON, Jamaica … October 2017 – The 2017 staging of Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K is set for Saturday, December 2 in Negril. In making the announcement at a Media Launch on October 24 at the Alhambra Inn, Race Director, Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis noted that last year’s staging of the annual sporting event by the Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston received the most recognitions from ...[Read More]

REGGAE MARATHON VOTED #1 IN THE WORLD

Another Jamaican sporting event has been voted #1 in the world. The local Reggae Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K annual event has received the nod from more than 24,000 readers of the UK-based Women’s Running and Men’s Running magazines. They have decided that Reggae Marathon is this year’s Men’s Running – International Race of the Year and a ‘Highly Commended’ event in the Women’s Running Interna ...[Read More]

REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K BLOG NAMED AMONG TOP 50

The Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K blog has been selected by the prestigious blog.feedspot as one of the Top 50 marathon blogs on the worldwide web.  Thousands of top marathon blogs on blog.feedspot index were judged using search and social metrics.   The announcement was made recently by blog.feedspot in an email to Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis, Race Director of Reggae Marathon Ltd, host o ...[Read More]

18 COUNTRIES ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K

Since registration for this year’s Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K opened on January 2, 2017, a number of runners from 18 countries have already signed up for the event.  Those countries include Canada, USA, UK, Germany, France, Poland and the Netherlands.   However, the event organiser and host, Reggae Marathon Limited, is reminding local participants that they have until July 31 to b ...[Read More]

REGGAE HALF MARATHON AMONG THE WORLD’S BEST IN 2016

    Ahead of the mid-March launch of the international promotional campaign for this year’s Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, the Half Marathon race event has been selected among the Best Half Marathons around the world in 2016.   The award was the result of a survey among members of the 100 Half Marathons Club based in the USA.  This is a racing club of members who have completed ...[Read More]

A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES PARTICIPATED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K

Winner of the 2016 Tottori Prefecture Japan Marathon and champion athlete Kota Taniguchi took the lead in the male section of 2016 Reggae Marathon in Negril last Saturday, with a time of 2:38:49. Coming in second was Jamaican Rupert Green at 2:43:49, with third place winner being Brian Polen of Wooster, USA with a time of 2:58:00. Taniguchi’s participation in Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K ...[Read More]

16TH REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & 10K SET FOR DECEMBER 1 – 3, 2016 IN NEGRIL

The 16th staging of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K will be held from December 1 to 3, 2016 in Negril. The run-off will begin on the IAAF-certified course at the Long Bay Beach Park, located along Negril’s famed seven-mile beach, then loop into the town of Negril, before heading north towards the town of Green Island. The event will start at 5:15 a.m. on Saturday, December 3 and the c ...[Read More]

REGGAE MARATHON’S GLOBAL APPEAL GROWS

Details of the event, which has earned the reputation for being a well-organised international event, were revealed at a launch at Eden Gardens yesterday. Race director, Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis, is anticipating a greater turnout for this year’s staging with the rising number of international participants. “The event last year brought out an outpouring of support internationally and this year we wil ...[Read More]

HISTORIC AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN TOTTORI MARATHON OF JAPAN AND REGGAE MARATHON

Representatives of Tottori Marathon of Japan and the locally organised Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K have reached an agreement where the winner of each event will participate in other nation’s  marathon beginning this year. A meeting  to finalise details of a Memorandum of Understanding was held recently in Negril between Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis, Race Director of Reggae Marathon, Half Ma ...[Read More]

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS RE-CERTIFY RACE COURSES FOR UPCOMING REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & 10K

The International Association of Athletes Federation (IAAF) and USA Track & Field (USATF) have re-certified the three race courses for the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K annual sporting event to be held in Negril this year from December 1 to 3. In addition, the organisations have declared the course measurement accurate. “This is a requirement every five years and we comply according ...[Read More]