Running Stories

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]

Off the Grid Running Adventures

Off the Grid Running Adventures

Reggae Marathon regular Ingrid Wilson along with the Off the Grid Running Club will be back in Negril for Reggae Marathon December 2…’Wouldn’t miss it’ says Ingrid.  Runners who love running, they’be been busy with their running adventures: Gasparilla in Tampa, Florida and Around the Bay in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: Gasparilla Ultra Update We are back from the Gaspar ...[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]

Running from England to Negril

Running from England to Negril

Steve Forsyth isn’t literally running from England to Negril, but he is a runner, he lives in England and he’s coming with his family to run in Negril at Reggae Marathon, December 2. He’s got a powerful reason…here’s his story: I have three children, one of whom has Musclar Dystrophy and is in a wheelchair. One day my son said to me,  “Dad I will never walk̶ ...[Read More]