Jamdammers

Reggae Marathon in the top 10 list of marathons in the world once again

“Reggae Marathon…one of the world’s top 10 marathons”!  But we knew that didn’t we.  Emile Leiba, president of the Jamdammers Running Club was thrilled when he heard the announcement:  “It’s a great way to kick off the Reggae Marathon campaign for 2011”. Fresh from the 10th anniversary celebrations in December, the Jamdammers running Club of Kingston organizers of Reggae Marathon, half Marat ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon at the ING New York City Marathon

I wish I could be at be at the ING New York City Marathon Expo with the Reggae Marathon  gang this week.  Unfortunately a little thing called ‘work’ kept me away. I’ll just have to live vicariously through updates from Diane and the Reggae Marathon team.  Stop by the booth and say hi.  And tell them what you think of the new Reggae Marathon medals…I love the new design! Make sure you stop by ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon gets endorsement from The Heart Foundation of Jamaica

The Jamdammers received an endorsement from The Heart Foundation of Jamaica for staging the Reggae Marathon. Very cool. I especially love the line, “Run for your life”. According to Deborah Chen, Executive Director of the Foundation, “We applaud the work of the Jamdammers; the continued growth of Reggae Marathon is a testament to their commitment to provide world-class road races and i ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon 2010: One of the world’s “10 Best Marathons”

When all of us, runners and walkers take to the street in Negril on Saturday, December 4 for the 10th staging of the annual Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10 K, “this will not only be a test of endurance but a show of success.” At the media launch in Kingston yesterday, Jamdammers Running Club president Emile Leiba, noted that “after ten years we can safely say that the Marathon is achieving ...[Read More]