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RACE START: Dec 5 2015, 5:15 AM

Friendship born on the Beach

Friendship born on the beach from a chance meeting. 6 years ago Krista (from the US) and Elle (from England) met on the beach in Negril while on vacation. They stayed in touch once they went back home and developed a long-distance friendship.  This December they met up again in Negril and ran their first Reggae Marathon together!  Elle shared the story… 6 years ago I was on holiday staying a ...[Read More]

You meet the nicest people

You really do meet the nicest people on vacation.  The Sunday after Reggae Marathon I headed out with a fellow runner for a late supper.  We walked to a small, unassuming restaurant where we had enjoyed a great meal the year before.  It’s a great little place with picnic tables and hard packed sand on the floor.  Patio lanterns strung around the edge of the roof gave the place a funky ambian ...[Read More]

Gabriels’ Red Stripe Reward

The Gabriels’ Red Stripe Reward was cold and very refreshing indeed!  And well deserved after they completed the full Reggae Marathon in Negril recently. Months ago over a few beers in a pub in Belgium, they decided to come to Negril to run the full Reggae Marathon (Marcel’s Reggae Marathon Adventure) That was their first decision and we agreed with them that it was a good one.  Then t ...[Read More]

15 in 2015

Reggae Marathon 15 in 2015! Every once in a while a significant date creeps up and gob smacks you in the face.  That date for Reggae Marathon is Saturday, December 5, 2015.  It’s the first Saturday of December and the usual date of Reggae Marathon in Negril.  And next year, it’s the 15th anniversary of the first running of Reggae Marathon!  Where did the time go? The Jamdammers, the Ru ...[Read More]