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RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017

Experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017

Quite a few folks could be found on the beach soaking up the sun while experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017 a few weeks ago.  With coconut in hand, a quick dip in the refreshing Caribbean…and of course a photo to capture the experience! Another near perfect day in Negril for Reggae Marathon 2017.  Brilliant sunrise, Bright sunshine, warm temperatures, easy run…what better way to celebrate ...[Read More]

Love Running, Love Jamaica

Love Running, Love Jamaica

Love running, love Jamaica…a match made in Negril! We met Tina Collin and Don Lovatt before the Pasta Party at Reggae Marathon 2017.  Both are from Sommerset, England and had made the trek to Negril for their first Reggae Marathon event.  What triggered the decision?  As Don put it, “Tina Loves Running, I love Jamaica…It’s the only way I’d ever run a marathon”.  ...[Read More]

Paul’s Second Life

Paul’s Second Life

Paul Stewart from Regina, Saskatchewan came to Reggae Marathon last week to celebrate his second life. Paul and his wife Paige are regular visitors to Jamaica…this December was their 12th trip.  Neither had ever run the Reggae Marathon before…this was to be their first.  Back in October 2016 Paul had Open Heart surgery to replace an aortic valve.  He made a commitment to Paige before s ...[Read More]

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018:  Reggae Marathon 2018.  Yes, Reggae Marathon runs on Sunday, December 2 next year. The big reason is traffic.  Saturday is a busy day on the roads in Negril and for 17 years we’ve closed the main highway through Negril to race on.  Great for us, less so for the hotels, restaurants and businesses that operate all year. Sunday is a much less busy traffic day thus the ...[Read More]