Jamaica

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]

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]

The Face of a True Champion

The Face of a True Champion

“Champion:  A person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in competition”.  That’s the Oxford Dictionary definition but it only goes part of the way to describing the true Champion that is Usain Bolt. Like you I was glued to my Smartphone and TV last weekend for the World Championships in London.  I was online with Instagram, Twitter and Facebook while watching the live actio ...[Read More]

Kari-Ann Wanat won the Lottery

Kari-Ann Wanat won the Lottery

Kari-Ann Wanat won the lottery.  Literally!  At the Reggae Marathon booth at the New York Marathon back in 2010 she filled in a ballot for a trip to Negril for Reggae Marathon.  And won!  Since then she’s been back every year! “I’m a true New Yorker from New York, NY. I’ve been running for 7 years. When I went to Jamaica for a vacation in February 2010, I saw a sign for The Reggae Mara ...[Read More]

Martina Christian loves running

Martina Christian loves running

Martina Christian from Kingston, Jamaica loves running.  She started running in 2010 at Reggae Marathon where she ran the Reggae Marathon 10K.  But let’s hear from her directly: I started running in 2010 when I ran my first ever 10K at Reggae Marathon! I’ve been coming back every year since! I’ve  done the 10K three times, the Half Marathon three times as well and am attempting t ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon in the Top 50

Reggae Marathon in the Top 50

We were pleasantly surprised with the recent news that our very own Reggae Marathon Blog had been chosen as one of the Top 50 Marathon Blogs in the world.  OK…ecastic if you must know the truth!  I had to pinch myself when I got the email from Reggae Marathon’s Race Director that we made the Top 50!  But the real story is you!  We live and breathe through the stories and experiences yo ...[Read More]

Road Racing In Jamaica

Road Racing In Jamaica

Road racing in Jamaica is alive and well!  This past Sunday in Kingston, thousands gathered for the annual Sigma Corporate Run…Runners and walkers took over New Kingston around Emancipation Park.  And it doesn’t stop there as these 19 road races indicate:What a great way to go for a run, see the Island and experience the best that Jamaica has to offer.  Next up is the Kingston City Run ...[Read More]

What to do in Jamaica

What to do in Jamaica

What to do in Jamaica?  Where do I start! Lisa Laws has been in Jamaica for the past week exploring what else there is to do in Jamaica besides Reggae Marathon.One of the highlights…literally…was her climb up to Blue Mountain Peak, the highest mountain in Jamaica.  After a few days relaxing on the beach in Negril, should you be up to exploring like Lisa, here are a few of the things yo ...[Read More]

Live on Facebook

Live on Facebook

Live on Facebook this Sunday.  That’s where you’ll find me this Sunday at 12 noon EST.  I’ll be talking about some of the things that make the Reggae Marathon Experience unique and I’ll be answering your questions about Reggae Marathon race weekend November 30 – Dec 2, 2017.  Post your questions via this link to our Facebook Page:  Live on Facebook. Here are some of t ...[Read More]