Negril

Inspiring the day

Some days…and runs…are inspiring.  Others need a little inspiration.  Either way, these inspiring running quotes from Gibson’s Daily Running Quotes will get you going: “There is no list of rules. The most wonderful aspect about running, compared to other sports, is that each of us determines where, when, how far and how fast to run. We are the captains of our running ships ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Video Party

It’s time for a Reggae Marathon Video Party!  Just like the Super Bowl Party in a couple of weeks, the Reggae Marathon Video Party is a way to bring friends together to celebrate Reggae Marathon.  And there’s a right way to host your Reggae Marathon Video Party.  Here’s how: Confirm Sunday, February 7 at 5 pm as the day and time for your Reggae Marathon Video Party.  Send out inv ...[Read More]

It’s official: 2015 Reggae Marathon Video

The official 2015 Reggae Marathon video! I spy…Deanne, Julie, Lisa, Debbie… While we didn’t capture absolutely everyone who took part in Reggae Marathon last December, a number of you ‘look good’.  Here it is, the official 2015 Reggae Marathon Video from December 5, 2015: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Longing for Negril

Longing for Negril.  It’s always tough to leave after another great week in Negril at Reggae Marathon.  So many memories…   Friday night before Saturday’s race start at 5:15 am…enjoying the entertainment:  The Silver Birds Orchestra. Pre-dawn.  I’m always impressed with the number of smiling faces at 4:30 am in the morning.  It’s a rite of passage at Reggae ...[Read More]

A night to savour

The Reggae Marathon…a night to savour. Runners started to line up just before 5:30 pm for the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party at the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex.  What’s that I hear: A little tummy growling? Food, glorious food.  Chefs from a number of the Negril area hotels did it up once again with bountiful pasta and side dishes.  The biggest challenge:  Not overdoing it!  5:15 ...[Read More]

More Memories of Negril

Here are some more memories of Negril…and all before the Pasta Party has even begun! Pretty sure this is a face of pure happiness…yes, let’s stick with that.  And what’s not to be happy about:  Negril in December! There isn’t anyone who hasn’t done ‘The Bolt’.  Well maybe a few people…but not here at Reggae Marathon. And if two can do ‘Th ...[Read More]

The world came to Negril

The world came to Negril!  With the highest ever number of registered participants and over 2,000 finishers, the 15th staging of Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K event held in Negril December 5, was the most successful to-date. Nearly 1,400 overseas runners and about 990 locals participated in the event. No Jamaican broke any of the course records, but Jamaicans took home trophies for thre ...[Read More]

Memories of Negril, 1

Negril.  Reggae Marathon.  So many memories.  Here are a few from Reggae Marathon 2015: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mark the date for Reggae Marathon 2016: December 3, 2016 For more information check the Reggae Marathon Web Site Click here for more details on Reggae Marathon’s Abe Issa Award for Excellence

Reggae Marathon Sweet 16

Ahhh…Sweet 16. It’s one day after Reggae Marathon and I’m already planning my return for Reggae Marathon 2016 on December 3, 2016.  We can’t control everything but we can promise one thing:  A truly special time in Negril over the Reggae Marathon race weekend.  From meeting my online running friends on the beach, to the Friday night Pasta Party through the entire race day e ...[Read More]

2 days to Reggae Marathon

2 days to Reggae Marathon!   Permission granted to freak out!   Looking forward to Ackee and Saltfish for breakfast today along with Blue Mountain coffee.  Then it’s beach, beach, beach…   Only 2 days to go… Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information check the Reggae Marathon Web ...[Read More]