Race Information

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Reggae Marathon Race Kit Pickup starts at 4 pm, Thursday, Dec 2

We arrived in Negril last night and can tell you that the weather is gorgeous.  Conditions look to be ideal for the Reggae Marathon this Saturday morning.  Important update for those of you looking to pick up your Reggae Marathon race kits on Thursday, Dec 2, please note that you will be able to do so after 4 pm today. Sorry for the delay but hours will be extended into the evening to compensate. ...[Read More]

Silver Bird Steel Orchestra at the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party

I’m packed and ready to go.  I’ve checked and re-checked the airline tickets.  I’ve obsessed over the weather forecast for Saturday morning:  comfortable in the low 70’s F for the 5:15 am start.  And don’t ask how many times I’ve re-packed my running gear.  Yes, I’m totally pumped for the Reggae Marathon in Negril just days away now. Friday night at the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party at the Couples S ...[Read More]

What’s it like to run in Negril in December in the Reggae Marathon?

How hot is it?  Because we get runners from the northern United States, the UK and Europe, that’s likely the most frequently asked question about the Reggae Marathon.   Yes it’s warmer than northern climates…that’s the reason you’re coming to Negril…but the Reggae Marathon race organizers are well prepared to help you get through it successfully. Let’s deal with the temperature.  Negri ...[Read More]

Staying cool and hydrated at the Reggae Marathon

One of the biggest challenges running any marathon is to stay properly hydrated.  If you’re coming from the cooler climates of the northern USA, the UK or Europe, hydration is even more important.  I had the same concern last year before I ran my first Reggae Marathon and even though I read about the bagged water and Gatorade, I still over prepared.  Yes that’s me in the picture below ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon race update from Race Director, Alfred Francis

Alfred “Frano” Francis, Race Director for the Reggae Marathon is ‘super pumped up’ about this year’s event in Negril.  And why not, Reggae Marathon is celebrating its 10th anniversary and it looks to be a fantastic event! We caught up with Frano recently for an update on this year’s event.  “We are excited about the number of entries for Reggae Marathon 2010” Frano stated.  “Registered runners are ...[Read More]