Jamaica

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]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! From our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas.  We hope you have the time to spend with friends and family to enjoy the season.  And don’t worry about overindulging…there’s lots of time to ‘run off’ all that delicious Christmas food in the New Year. Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Pasta on the Beach

Pasta on the Beach

Pasta on the Beach…Cosmos:  a new venue for the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party this year due to construction at the Couples Swept Away Sports Complex.  And the show started early with a glorious sunset!  Food stations set up on the beach and manned by staff from a number of the Negril area hotels made it a night to savour.  Follow that up with a lively performance from the Silver Birds Steel Or ...[Read More]

Tralene’s Negril Experience

Tralene’s Negril Experience at Reggae Marathon.  Whew…did she ever have a great weekend in Negril.  Tralene hails from North Carolina and has been an active runner since 2012.  She chose Reggae Marathon as her first international run but let’s hear from her… My thoughts about the Reggae Marathon: This was my 1st International run and I am so glad that I chose to run in the ...[Read More]