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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]

Teams Rock!

Teams Rock!

At Reggae Marathon, Teams Rock!  And we had running teams from all over the world at Reggae Marathon 2016. Here are just a few: 100 Marathon Club Deutschland 4EVAFASTER Advanced Integrated Systems Bank of Jamaica Bellefield High School Black Girls Run Body by Kurt BriJade Fit Church Teachers College Cimpress Jamaica Citi Runners Couples Swept Away Dashing Divas Digicel Dixon/Hunt Possee Double Mar ...[Read More]

364 days to go

364 days to go

364 days to go…to Reggae Marathon 2017! Happy face/sad face today.  Happy to be basking in the afterglow of another successful Reggae Marathon yesterday.  Running with family and friends in Negril every December is the highlight of my year.  And relaxing on the Negril beach with a cold Red Stripe is the best!  Sad though that it’s over and that it’s 364 days until the next time w ...[Read More]

2 Days to go

2 Days to go

2 days to go.  On-site registration opens today at 1:00 pm and runs until 5 pm at Couples Swept Away Sports Complex. You can pick up your race kit today as well. Tomorrow, Friday, Registration runs from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm and you can pick up your race kit up until 8 pm again at Couples.  This will be your last chance to register…there’s no registration race day, Saturday.  And remem ...[Read More]

3 Days to go

3 Days to go

3 days to go.  Hello Negril! At the absolute western tip of the island of Jamaica, Negril is another world.  If you love beaches, you’ll love Negril.  Most of the hotels along the miles-long beach strip have direct access to the soft, white sandy beaches.  Hotels span the gamut from all-inclusive resorts to family-owned, intimate properties to small hotels and inns for an authentic Jamaican ...[Read More]

8 Days to go

8 Days to go

8 days to go to Reggae Marathon 2016, December 3! One week today we meet up at the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party that starts at 5:30 pm at Cosmo’s Restaurant.  This is a new location for the Pasta Party.  If you’re picking up your Race Kit, head over to the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex then make the short walk to Cosmo’s located near the Start/Finish area at Long Bay Beach P ...[Read More]

9 Days to go

9 Days to go

9 days to go to the best Race + Beach Vacation in the Caribbean.  From the moment you arrive in Negril and step out onto the miles-long white sand beach to the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party under-the-stars Friday night to race day Saturday where you get to run into the Caribbean Sea…it’s only 9 days to go!  Packed yet?   Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ B ...[Read More]

Mayumi in NYC

Mayumi in NYC

Mayumi in NYC last weekend…and back for her 6th Reggae Marathon December 3. But let’s hear from her directly… It was nice to see you at EXPO as always. I always like to feel a lot of positive vibes and energy there. But seeing & talking to you, Frano and Kenton got my Reggae Marathon ON definitely.   As for my NYC Marathon this year, I enjoyed it and broke 4 hours this time!! ...[Read More]