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We’re Social

We’re Social

We’re social at Reggae Marathon.  On Instagram, Facebook and Twitter…in particular Facebook.  We meet up only once each year, the first Saturday of December in Negril for the Reggae Marathon Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K but we talk with each other all through the year online.  And it’s been even better this year as we get closer to December 2 and the 17th annual running o ...[Read More]

Jane Snider’s Second Home

Jane Snider’s Second Home

Jane Snider’s second home is Jamaica…she and her husband have been coming to Jamaica regularly for the past 20 years!  Jane is also a runner and this December 2 will be her first time at Reggae Marathon: “I am from Midland, Michigan which is almost in the center of the State.  I started running at the age of 50. I am now 61. I’m a huge fan of the TV show Survivor. After I a ...[Read More]

International Race of the Year

International Race of the Year

Wow!  Reggae Marathon voted International Race of the Year’ in Men’s Running! We hear from a lot of Reggae Marathon Fans all throughout the year that the Reggae Marathon Experience is unique and special.  But to hear it from Men’s Running that Reggae Marathon is the ‘International Race of the Year’…well, that took our breath away! And not to be outdone, from Wom ...[Read More]

It’s Monday

It’s Monday

It’s Monday.  Ready to run? There is no better feeling than the satisfaction you feel after the end of a run on a day when you didn’t feel like running. A good race is a race when you crush your competition. “There is no try…just do” Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Register for Reggae Mar ...[Read More]

Course Map Updated

Course Map Updated

The updated Reggae Marathon Course Map is now available.  It shows all the important locations for Reggae Marathon 2017 including the full course with mile markers, Pasta Party location, Start/Finish Area, Post-race Beach Bash.  The Course Map also includes information on the Road closures in and around Negril, Free shuttle running times and Race Kit pick-up times.  In all, it’s your complet ...[Read More]

For The Love Of Running

For The Love Of Running

Some days it’s just for the love of running. Those are the days when you may not feel 100%;  When it’s too cold or too wet or too early.  Those are the days when your love of running gets you up and out. Remember… it’s our love of running that keeps us keeping on! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Key Info for Race Weekend

Key Info for Race Weekend

Where is the Start/Finish Line?  Where do I go to pick up my Race Kit?  Where is the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party?  These and other frequently asked questions are some of the key info you need for Reggae Marathon December 2, 2017.  You can find all the details on our downloadable 2017 Fact Sheet.  Race Weekend Info for 2017 is also available here: We’ve got about 87 days to go to Race Day, De ...[Read More]

3 Months To Go

3 Months To Go

3 months to go.  3 MONTHS TO GO! 14 Saturdays from this weekend we’ll line up on the road beside Long Bay Beach Park for Race Director Frano’s final instructions before he sends us off at 5:15 am. The pre-dawn temperatures will be cool (Caribbean ‘cool’ of course) but that won’t matter.  We’re in Negril, Jamaica for the Reggae Marathon Experience.  Friends, fami ...[Read More]

A Little Running Motivation

A Little Running Motivation

A little running motivation for this Wednesday. “We live in an ‘instant’ society, with instant fast food, instant diets (to lose the weight gained from the instant food), instant Internet, instant cell phones, pagers, email, and 24-hour news. That outlook sometimes filters down to running. There are, however, no instant results in running. Seeking instant success typically leads ...[Read More]

Jamaica Gets Moving

Jamaica Gets Moving

’30 Minutes of physical activity each day along with healthy eating can lower your risk of non communicable diseases. Jamaica Moves, more moments, more memories, MORE LIFE’ That’s all it takes to stay healthy.  Reggae Marathon is a proud supporter of the Jamaica Moves campaign.  And at Reggae Marathon December 2, the Corporate Challenge winner will be crowned.  Here’s the l ...[Read More]