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RACE START: Dec 2 2017, 5:15 AM

How it Began

How it Began

How it began…Reggae Marathon! It began of course with a run.  Back in 1995, a group of runnersin Kingston met up at the Mona Reservoir (The Dam) for weekly runs.  The Mona Dam is an almost idlyic location to run.  It is located away from the hustle and bustle of Kingston near the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies.  Cooler breezes in the evening combined with lush vegitation ma ...[Read More]

If you can walk you can run

If you can walk you can run

If you can walk you can run!  Nothing wrong with walking…after an injury or break from running I walk to ease back into my running routine.  And I skip elevators and walk up stairways every chance I get.  And at Reggae Marathon a few years back I walked the 10K and had the most enjoyable time talking with other walkers and taking pictures.  But I do love my running…today we celebrate t ...[Read More]

10 Months to go

10 Months to go

Shhh…don’t tell anyone but it’s only 10 months to go to Reggae Marathon!  And for you Full Marathoners and Half Marathoners it’s only a mile from the finish when hit Bob’s Mile and all the Marley inspiration you need to keep going!Mark these dates down for Reggae Marathon 2017: Thursday, November 30:  Pick up Reggae Marathon Race Kit at Couples Swept Away Sporting Com ...[Read More]

Penelope North’s Big Finish

Penelope North’s Big Finish

Penelope North’s Big Finish happened at 10:46 am on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Reggae Marathon.  After a horrifying and devestating injury many years ago when she was told she would never run again, that’s when she crossed the finish line at Reggae Marathon!  Inspiring!!  Let’s hear from her directly: I went from this and some very silly Doctor telling me that I would never ru ...[Read More]