RACE START: Dec 5 2015, 5:15 AM

How to survive hot weather running

Hot weather running is something you either love or tolerate.  In Jamaica we thrive on warm weather running, after all we enjoy warm temperatures all year long.  Things that we do to ensure safe and enjoyable running in warmer temperatures include: Hydrate properly.  The key here is balance.  Not to over or under hydrate.  Water is always the safest bet to stay hydrated in warm temperatures.  If y ...[Read More]

I needed a kick in the butt this past weekend

I needed a kick in the butt this past weekend to get me out and running.  I have no idea why.  I wasn’t sick, I wasn’t out partying last Friday night.  For some reason I needed a boost to get out for my weekend runs.  I turned to my trusty source, Gibson’s Daily Running Quotes for a kick in the butt: “Go ahead and pick one: It’s too hot, cold, humid, windy, wet, icy. ...[Read More]

How to run a Marathon

How to run a Marathon?  Take it one mile at a time.  For these and other tips on how to run a marathon, check this link:  10 tips on how to run a Marathon         That’s the physical side of running a marathon.  How about the mental?  As every distance runner knows, the full Marathon is as much mental as it’s physical.  The joke:  “What’s the halfway poi ...[Read More]

In the dark before Reggae Marathon

We walk to the start of Reggae Marathon in the dark well before dawn and still basking in the glow of Friday night’s Pasta Party.  And even though slightly sleep deprived, we break out in ear to ear smiles for the camera.  All for the unique experience of the 5:15 am start in the dark.  Take a look through these ‘before’ Reggae Marathon photos?  Did we capture your smile? We run ...[Read More]