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RACE START: Dec 2 2017, 5:15 AM

Reggae Marathon finish less than two weeks away…

I hate finish lines.  10 kilometres, ½ half marathons or full marathons.  It doesn’t matter the distance or the event or how many races I’ve run.  I still have a love/hate experience with the finish line. Last year was my first Reggae Marathon.  It was also the first marathon I successfully completed. The last 200 yards were particularly bittersweet after all the training, injuries and set b ...[Read More]

Voice Mail headlines at the Reggae Marathon Victory Party

The Reggae Marathon Victory Party starts early and continues throughout Saturday morning at Long Bay Beach Park.  Once through the finish chute and after you’ve received your medal, grabbed a coconut and maybe even a Red Stripe, it’s time to enjoy the entertainment. The headline act at the Reggae Marathon Victory Party is Voice Mail, the biggest unintentional secret in Dancehall/Reggae music since ...[Read More]

After the Reggae Marathon is there anything to do in Negril?

There’s not much to do in Negril. 7 miles of white sand beach with the warm, crystal-clear Caribbean Sea gently lapping on the beach shores is usually enough to cap off a Reggae Marathon running vacation.  It does for Sally and I anyway. We generally get up early and head directly to the beach grabbing our coffee on the way.  After settling into our lounge chairs, we look at each other and i ...[Read More]

Top 10 reasons to indicate you’re a real runner

I hate it when someone says to me, “oh…you like to jog”.  I DON’T jog.  With gritted teeth I gently correct them:  “I’m a runner”.  So what’s the difference?  Here are the top 10 things that differentiate joggers from runners: You know you’re a runner if you speed up when you see another runner in front of you while you’re on your long slow distance run If you like running in the cold ...[Read More]