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Reggae Rebels back for 2017

Reggae Rebels back for 2017

Bonnie Fowler’s Reggae Rebels are back for 2017.   With more runners and cheerleaders, it’s going to be another hot time in Negril at Reggae Marathon this December. 5 years ago a small group of running friends from the town of Whitby, Ontario (just east of Toronto, Canada) made the trek to Negril for Reggae Marathon.  They’ve been back every year since and are now up to over 30 R ...[Read More]

Reggae Runnerz Making a Difference

Reggae Runnerz are making a difference in Jamaica.  And it goes beyond their presence race weekend.  They support local businesses and more importantly the youth at Green Island School. The result is nothing less than ‘outstanding’. Lisa Laws, head Reggae Runnerz is in Jamaica this week and she shared the latest news from Green Island School which has received their support over the pa ...[Read More]

Celebrate Global Running Day

Celebrate Global Running Day

Celebrate Global Running Day on June 7! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Friends, AIMS is glad to support a global project called “Global Running Day” organized by our friends NY Road Runners. This event will be on 7 June 2017. It is a day for people around the world to celebrate the joys of running. It is a worldwide celebration of the sport; a way for runners of all ages and abilities to sha ...[Read More]

A Smile Away

A Smile Away

A smile is never far away at Reggae Marathon. It may be the location…Negril; It may be the sea air…the Caribbean is close by.  Whatever the reason, Reggae Marathoners always seem to be smiling: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Register for Reggae Marathon, December 2, 2017: Reggae Marathon Online Regi ...[Read More]

3100: Run and Become

3100:  Run and Become

3100: Run and Become.  That’s running 3,100 miles.  In one go. That must be a typo when I saw the email.  But no, it was a 3,100 mile run. And that wasn’t the unbelievable part. The email contained the name of a runner, Ashprihanal Aalto from Finland who’s running the 3,100 event for the 14th time!  That gives new meaning to the word ‘Ulta Athlete’ for sure!  Even tho ...[Read More]

Show us your Medals

Show us your Medals

Show us your medals.  We’ve shown you ours.  Don’t be shy…share your Reggae Marathon Finisher Medals.  We know you’ve been running and racing this spring so share any of those as well.  Always great to see Reggae Marathoners on celebrating racing victories.  Here are a few we love: Double medals celebrating the world coming to Reggae Marathon.  Over 35 countries ‘Repr ...[Read More]

On the Road in Salzburg

On the Road in Salzburg

Reggae Marathon wrapped up our Spring Tour of Europe this past weekend on the road in Salzburg. Once again there was a lot of interest from runner´s in Reggae Marathon and Jamaica. It was great to speak with some many runners and talk about the Reggae Marathon Experience in Negril.  We’re looking forward to crossing paths this December 2 with a number of new fans. A note from Wolfgang, ̶ ...[Read More]

On the Road in Vienna

On the Road in Vienna

The Reggae Marathon European road trip continues…this past weekend on the road in Vienna.  Here’s the update and a few photos from Wolfgang Slawisch: “Vienna has been – as every year – a very busy and successful Expo. There were more than 42,500 runners registered for all the different competitions!  A lot of interest and a lot of interesting conversations about the Reggae Marath ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon on the Road

Reggae Marathon on the Road

Reggae Marathon continues to meet new fans on the road…most recently in Zurich.  Wolfgang Slawisch was on hand:  “Zurich Marathon Expo has been a quite successful. It´s not such a big race, but the demand and interest for Jamaica has been very positive!” Thanks for the update Wolfgang…Reggae Marathon road travels continue in Vienna this weekend, April 21st to 23rd.  Until n ...[Read More]

Show us your Hardware

Show us your Hardware

Show us your hardware from Reggae Marathon.  Whether one, a few or all…yes, there is a Reggae Marathoner who has finisher hardware from all Reggae Marathons to-date…like Rhonda Butler’s finisher collection below, we’d love to see yours Every finisher at each of the three Reggae Marathon Events receives a finisher medal.  The colour of the lanyard differentiates Full Maratho ...[Read More]

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