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Negril After Race Weekend

Negril After Race Weekend

After Reggae Marathon race weekend there are options:  Relax on the beach or take in a few sights.  Although located on the western tip of Jamaica, there are things to see and do that are within easy driving distance.  Your hotel Concierge or Front Desk is a good start…JUTA Negril is an excellent option for putting together day trips from Negril.  And what are some of those excursions: Are y ...[Read More]

3 Weeks to New York

3 Weeks to New York

It’s 3 weeks till we meet up in New York City for the TCS New York City Marathon.  Will we see you at the Race Expo? Every year Reggae Marathon travels to New York to spread the word, meet up with old friends and make new ones.  This year will be no different!  Reggae Marathon will be at the Race Expo from Thursday to Saturday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre.  We’re looking fo ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Running Name

Reggae Marathon Running Name

My Reggae Marathon running name is Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong.  What’s yours? We started this a few years ago and it’s been popular. If you’re a first-timer, now’s the time to select your Reggae Marathon running name.  For you regulars, here’s your refresher: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

A Few Of Our Running Friends

A Few Of Our Running Friends

Over race weekend, we meet up with quite a few of our running friends.  French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Dutch, Polish…it can be quite fun listening in to these conversations at Packet Pickup, the Pasta Party and on the Beach after Reggae Marathon.  Wouldn’t have it any other way. A few of our running friends hail from the US and we run into you at many races from Miami to Chicago to ...[Read More]

Wild for the Run: Poland to Jamaica!

Wild for the Run:  Poland to Jamaica!

We get runners from all over the world passionate about Reggae Marathon.  And Sandra Gruszczyńska and Oswald Rodrigo Pereira from Poland, Wild for the Run, really are ‘wild for the running’. Here’s Sandra: “We are from Warsaw, Poland and have been running since 2012.  I started running first to keep my shape. Then I invited Oswald to take part with me in one city race and t ...[Read More]

2 Months to Go

2 Months to Go

2 months to go!  What?  When did that happen?  Really going to be hard to keep calm now with only 60 days to go to Reggae Marathon December 2 in Negril. An important note regarding your registration:  If you decide to change the event you’ve registered for, you can change your event up until December 1 only.  You will not be able to register or change your event on Saturday, December 2: Keep ...[Read More]

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]