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Jamaicans Sweep Reggae Marathon And 10k

Jamaicans Sweep Reggae Marathon And 10k

It was a Jamaican sweep when Rupert Green and Karlene Blagrove decisively won the Bob Marley and Rita Marley Championship Trophies from a combined field of 186 male and female marathon entries at the 14th staging of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K in Negril, Jamaica on December 6, 2014. Green’s win for the fifth time at Reggae Marathon of 2:34:35 was 5 minutes ahead of his nearest rival ...[Read More]

Jamdammers partners with We Got The Runs for Reggae Marathon fitness

Jamdammers partners with We Got The Runs for Reggae Marathon fitness

Kingston, Jamaica; With the training clock fast counting down, runners and race enthusiasts across the island are ensuring they are fit and ready for the marquee running event of the year, the Reggae Marathon and Half Marathon & 10K on Saturday, December 6 starting at the Long Bay Beach Park in Negril. In Kingston, for the first time the Jamdammers Running Club of  Kingston, organisers of the ...[Read More]

Overseas Groups, Media Coming For Reggae Marathon

Overseas Groups, Media Coming For Reggae Marathon

Over 12 groups as well as representatives of some 14 media organizations from North America and Europe will be travelling to Negril this year for the annual staging of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K on Saturday, December 6. Now in its 14th year, the Reggae Marathon event continues to attract overseas participation and “impressive international media coverage,” which, according to rac ...[Read More]

Burger King Reggae Marathon Grand Prix Series To Open In Mandeville

Burger King Reggae Marathon Grand Prix Series To Open In Mandeville

This year, for the first time, marathon season will signal its official start with  the running of the first of the two-race Burger King Reggae Marathon Grand Prix Series in Mandeville, Manchester. The Burger King 7K Run Walk, which was traditionally held in Montego Bay, will take place in Mandeville on Sunday,   October 26, beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Burger King, Caledonia Avenue, Mandeville b ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Memories

There can be no doubt that Reggae Marathon is one of the best running events in the world for creating memories.  Runners love to talk about running.  We share ‘War Stories’ about eating, training and of course races.  Lounging on the beach in Negril before and after Reggae Marathon provides plenty of opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. I arrive in Negril Wedne ...[Read More]

Have you selected your Reggae Marathon name yet?

Mine is “Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong”.  And I love it!  You’ll need an Official Reggae Marathon Name so check below and select your Reggae Marathon name now!  Leave a comment and let us know:   Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information check the Reggae Marathon Web Site. Click ...[Read More]

The Top 10 Benefits of Running…make that 12!

The number one benefit of running?:  No special skill required…just get out and run! Unlike golf…a sport I like but am challenged at…I just started running one day.  The hardest part was just getting up and getting out.  Over the years I’ve improved my form, lost a ton of weight and kept it off and met a lot of really nice people, many of whom I catch up with every December ...[Read More]

Socks or No-Socks…and other Running Ruminations

I’ve run and raced wearing socks as well as going without.  Recently I’ve reverted to running ‘no socks’ and it’s been great.  The running shoes are the Puma Faas 1000’s in my exact size. With socks, a pair of crew ventilated running socks I felt a bit cramped so I tried a run without socks.  I was very pleasantly surprised by the much more comfortable ride̷ ...[Read More]

“I came in last at Reggae Marathon…

…and I love it!”  That’s Gail Jackson of Negril Tree House on the Beach. Gail is our Celebrated Last Finisher.  It’s a distinction she’s held for a number of years now and one she proudly and enthusiastically embraces.  If you’ve stayed at Negril Tree House, the Negril Reggae Marathon base for Lisa Laws and the Reggae Runnerz, you know what I mean.  If not, seek ...[Read More]

What will you be doing 3 months from now?

There’s only one correct answer to that question:  “In Negril running in Reggae Marathon!” The Reggae Marathon starts well before race morning.  Airplane, bus or car…getting started on the trip to Negril begins when you’ve settled into your seat.  The experience gets better when you inhale your first breath of warm sea air in Negril…Ahhhhh!! If you haven’t ...[Read More]