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RACE START: Dec 5 2015, 5:15 AM

9 Months to Reggae Marathon

9 months to Reggae Marathon and I’ve got my suitcase packed! OK, not really but where did those 3 months go? Reggae Marathon wraps up the racing year for many runners and what a way to end the year!  On the beach in Negril with the warm Caribbean lapping just outside your hotel door.  A lively outdoor Pasta Party Friday night before the early morning Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K before wr ...[Read More]

Belgium Rocks

Belgium Rocks! Last year Marcel from Belgium was enjoying a refreshing pint at a local pub when he, his brother, daughter and family decided to run the full Reggae Marathon.  Hmmm…and they say beer isn’t good for you!  This year Christophe De Stoop wants to take it up a notch and bring a ‘planeload’ of Belgians to Reggae Marathon!  To do that he’s put together a “Supe ...[Read More]

Miami to Negril

Miami to Negril … Registered and Confirmed! Meet Yanira Nia Vazquez originally from the Dominican Republic but who has lived n Miami, Florida since she was 12 year old.  Yanira’s registered for Reggae Marathon December recently and since it will be her first Reggae Marathon, is super excited! Yanira started running when she was 9 years old and continued competing in School Field Days t ...[Read More]

Hanging out in Negril

1,800 or so of our best friends like hanging out in Negril on the first Saturday of December every year.  You can find us walking down the centre of Norman Manley Boulevard on our way to Long Bay Beach Park for the start of Reggae Marathon.  And you’ll be sure to spot us milling around the Start area chatting nervously and anxiously and swaying to the loud Reggae blasting from the Sound Syst ...[Read More]