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Race Day 2017

Race Day 2017

Reggae Marathon Race Day 2017. “Guh haad an Dun!”  If not, ‘Go Easy an Enjoy!”  Either way, the ‘win’ today is that you lined up before dawn to accomplish your personal goal of running and finishing the full Marathon, Half Marathon or 10K.  Don’t worry too much about your time…I don’t!  There’s a Reggae Marathon Finisher Medal waiting for ...[Read More]

1 Day to Reggae Marathon

1 Day to Reggae Marathon

1 day to Reggae Marathon.  Pasta Party tonight.  Let me repeat that:  1 DAY TO REGGAE MARATHON…PASTA PARTY TONIGHT!  Sorry for yelling, but it’s hard to contain the enthusiasm. I’m a long-time runner and have been coming to Reggae Marathon every year for the past 9 years.  Race day is special with the 5:15 am torchlight start and swim in the Caribbean after.  But I LOVE Friday ni ...[Read More]

5 Days to Reggae Marathon

5 Days to Reggae Marathon

5 days to Reggae Marathon.  I had my final Red Stripe at dinner last night…nothing now until the cold one post-race…I’m in serious race prep! With runners from all over the world arriving in Negril this week, hotels all along the Negril beach will be buzzing.  Special note:  Reggae Runnerz home base in Negril for Reggae Marathon is Negril Tree House.  ‘Hundreds of runners&# ...[Read More]

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]

Key Info for Race Weekend

Key Info for Race Weekend

Where is the Start/Finish Line?  Where do I go to pick up my Race Kit?  Where is the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party?  These and other frequently asked questions are some of the key info you need for Reggae Marathon December 2, 2017.  You can find all the details on our downloadable 2017 Fact Sheet.  Race Weekend Info for 2017 is also available here: We’ve got about 87 days to go to Race Day, De ...[Read More]

Rebels Spotted

Rebels Spotted

A few Rebels were spotted recently.  They seemed well behaved if a bit excited.  Enjoying themselves at their annual Pool Party and making the final arrangements for traveling to Negril late November for their umpteenth Reggae Marathon.  30+ Rebels will be making the trek…look out for them on the beach and on the road at Reggae Marathon 2017. Jerk Chicken was on the menu.  Salad and Rice and ...[Read More]

Roll Call

Roll Call

Reggae Marathon Roll Call!  Who’s coming to Reggae Marathon December 2, 2017?  So far we’ve heard from the following groups: Reggae Runnerz.  So far over 400 runners have registered for Reggae Marathon 2017.  You’ll see them in their distinctive T Shirts at hotels all up and down the beach in Negril.  Running and sunning of course!  Jamaica in December is now a regular, annual ev ...[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]

2 weeks to Reggae Marathon

2 weeks to Reggae Marathon

2 weeks to Reggae Marathon.  A little over two weeks actually but with so many Reggae Marathoners arriving in Negril a few days ahead of Race Day December 5, it’s pretty safe to say that the Reggae Marathon Experience starts two weeks today! We’ve had emails, Facebook messages and calls with runners who are counting the sleeps to Reggae Marathon.  Some of you have started packing alrea ...[Read More]

Summer of 2016 Re-cap

What a summer! Weather, running, Rio. It seemed that every weekend was packed with action.  And now with the kids heading back to school, we’re looking forward to fall…and the countdown to Reggae Marathon December 3 in Negril.  Here’s our summer of 2016 re-cap: Here at Reggae Marathon our Facebook family is pretty special.  You’re not shy about sharing your stories and exci ...[Read More]