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RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

“How I fell in love with the Reggae Marathon”, George Colombo

In 2004, my 50th birthday fell on a Saturday. This made the idea of running a marathon on my birthday a distinct possibility. As I looked around to see where marathons were to be held on the big day (i.e. one of those birthdays that end with a zero), one race stood out, Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon. Before I knew anything else about it, I knew that it possessed an attribute that was singular an ...[Read More]

“Top 5 things to do in Negril”, by Karin Wilson Edmonds

So much has already been said about Negril, but for those coming for the Reggae Marathon for the first time, or for those who don’t know Negril well, this post’s for you. I figured that it’s always useful to have a local’s insight into the “must do” things in a new town. So, for those Negril newbies out there, here’s my list of the top five things to do in Negril. To begin with, for us Jamaicans, ...[Read More]

Team Lipstick at the Reggae Marathon: train hard, race hard, have fun

Look out for the Team Lipstick gang at the Reggae Marathon Dec 4.  They’ll be competing in the marathon and will be in Negril from November 28 for a co-ed training camp at the Rockhouse Hotel and Spa in the west end of Negril.  Team Lipstick was founded by Laura Cozik in 2008 and is based in New York City. She founded the all female group to encourage novice through elite-level female athletes to ...[Read More]

See what you are in for at the Reggae Marathon

If a picture is worth a thousand words then a video is worth a billion.  And I don’t mean JA $s. To borrow the Jamaica Tourist Board advertising slogan, “Once you go you know”, here is the official video from last year’s Reggae Marathon to give you a little taste of what you’re in for: Don’t just come in for the race on Saturday morning.  Plan on arriving a couple of days before to get acclimatize ...[Read More]