Training

What’s the perfect Christmas gift for the Reggae Marathon runner?

With just over a week to go now until Christmas, here are some great ideas for Christmas for the runner in your life.  Sally, are you listening?  It’s not too late. Get a running ID. I ran all the time at all times, and worry that if I get run over no one would identify me. Buy your runner a Runner’s World or Running Times magazine subscription. At less than $20 a year it’s a very good ...[Read More]

Tapering your training for the Reggae Marathon

The toughest thing for me is to taper my training before a big running event.  It’s no different again this year with just a few weeks to go now before the Reggae Marathon.  I still feel the need to do speed work and my weekly long slow distance run. Ramone Williams the intrepid Reggae Marathon go-to-person put together some training tips about eating and hydration to maximize your performance. It ...[Read More]

Team Lipstick at the Reggae Marathon: train hard, race hard, have fun

Look out for the Team Lipstick gang at the Reggae Marathon Dec 4.  They’ll be competing in the marathon and will be in Negril from November 28 for a co-ed training camp at the Rockhouse Hotel and Spa in the west end of Negril.  Team Lipstick was founded by Laura Cozik in 2008 and is based in New York City. She founded the all female group to encourage novice through elite-level female athletes to ...[Read More]

“It’s Gotta Be The Shoes (Or Maybe Not)”: Barefoot Running

Since you’re getting ready to run in the Reggae Marathon (or maybe the Half Marathon or the 10K), chances are you’re thinking about which shoes you’re going to wear on race day. As you weigh the more traditional options (racing flats, motion control, stability, etc.), there’s a small enthusiastic cadre of runners that’s taken a different approach altogether. These intrepid runners forego running s ...[Read More]