Running Stories

3 Weeks to New York

3 Weeks to New York

It’s 3 weeks till we meet up in New York City for the TCS New York City Marathon.  Will we see you at the Race Expo? Every year Reggae Marathon travels to New York to spread the word, meet up with old friends and make new ones.  This year will be no different!  Reggae Marathon will be at the Race Expo from Thursday to Saturday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Centre.  We’re looking fo ...[Read More]

A Few Of Our Running Friends

A Few Of Our Running Friends

Over race weekend, we meet up with quite a few of our running friends.  French, Chinese, German, Japanese, Dutch, Polish…it can be quite fun listening in to these conversations at Packet Pickup, the Pasta Party and on the Beach after Reggae Marathon.  Wouldn’t have it any other way. A few of our running friends hail from the US and we run into you at many races from Miami to Chicago to ...[Read More]

Wild for the Run: Poland to Jamaica!

Wild for the Run:  Poland to Jamaica!

We get runners from all over the world passionate about Reggae Marathon.  And Sandra Gruszczyńska and Oswald Rodrigo Pereira from Poland, Wild for the Run, really are ‘wild for the running’. Here’s Sandra: “We are from Warsaw, Poland and have been running since 2012.  I started running first to keep my shape. Then I invited Oswald to take part with me in one city race and t ...[Read More]

Jane Snider’s Second Home

Jane Snider’s Second Home

Jane Snider’s second home is Jamaica…she and her husband have been coming to Jamaica regularly for the past 20 years!  Jane is also a runner and this December 2 will be her first time at Reggae Marathon: “I am from Midland, Michigan which is almost in the center of the State.  I started running at the age of 50. I am now 61. I’m a huge fan of the TV show Survivor. After I a ...[Read More]

International Race of the Year

International Race of the Year

Wow!  Reggae Marathon voted International Race of the Year’ in Men’s Running! We hear from a lot of Reggae Marathon Fans all throughout the year that the Reggae Marathon Experience is unique and special.  But to hear it from Men’s Running that Reggae Marathon is the ‘International Race of the Year’…well, that took our breath away! And not to be outdone, from Wom ...[Read More]

It’s Monday

It’s Monday

It’s Monday.  Ready to run? There is no better feeling than the satisfaction you feel after the end of a run on a day when you didn’t feel like running. A good race is a race when you crush your competition. “There is no try…just do” Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Register for Reggae Mar ...[Read More]

For The Love Of Running

For The Love Of Running

Some days it’s just for the love of running. Those are the days when you may not feel 100%;  When it’s too cold or too wet or too early.  Those are the days when your love of running gets you up and out. Remember… it’s our love of running that keeps us keeping on! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Jamaica Gets Moving

Jamaica Gets Moving

’30 Minutes of physical activity each day along with healthy eating can lower your risk of non communicable diseases. Jamaica Moves, more moments, more memories, MORE LIFE’ That’s all it takes to stay healthy.  Reggae Marathon is a proud supporter of the Jamaica Moves campaign.  And at Reggae Marathon December 2, the Corporate Challenge winner will be crowned.  Here’s the l ...[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]

Stephanie Celebrates 30 in Negril

Stephanie Celebrates 30 in Negril

Stephanie Theis from Luxembourg celebrates turning 30 in Negril at Reggae Marathon this December.  Now that’s the way to celebrate a milestone birthday! I’m from Luxembourg, a very small country in the heart of Europe next to Germany, Belgium and France. I can speak English, French an German.  I’ve been running for two and a half years now. During this time I’ve run some ha ...[Read More]