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RACE START: Dec 6 2014, 5:15 AM

Reggae Marathon Grand Prix Series

The aim of the Burger King / Reggae Marathon Grand Prix Championship is to develop and promote long distance running in Jamaica and prepare athletes to compete in the annual Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K event, scheduled to be held in Negril always on the first Saturday of December each year. The road race Championship is staged in more than one parish throughout the island with races bei ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon: Video from Above

If you looked up in the air at Reggae Marathon last December you might have seen a small drone buzzing over the Finish Line area.  I saw it and thought, ‘Cool’.  Then I saw this video.  It turns out that the drone had a video camera onboard and was shooting Reggae Marathon from the air.  “Very, very cool”. The opening scenes of the video shows some of the fun from the Regga ...[Read More]

Back from Vacation and Raring to Go!

Jamaica is a fantastic vacation destination.  Every December in Negril for Reggae Marathon is testament to that.  But every once in a while it’s nice to change it up.  That’s what I did last week.  Got off the Grid, shut my cell phone off, didn’t check email and stayed away from Facebook….well, mostly.  Other than the reality of having a ton of personal and work-related ema ...[Read More]

26.2 Thoughts Running a Marathon

Doing math in my head…calculating my finish time has got me through many a long race by doing math. I’m so glad I paid attention to my Campion College Math Teacher all those years ago. Runner’s World published a series of Runner’s Thoughts recently.  They all pretty much mirrored my running experience.  In addition (pardon the pun) to the one at Mile 9, I particularly love ...[Read More]