Traffic Advisory

RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

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Once each year, the Reggae Marathon race route becomes a runners’ freeway from the Negril Roundabout (South) up to Club Riu/Salt Creek Bridge (North). The route is closed to vehicular traffic from 4:00am to 12 noon except for FREE Reggae shuttles that take participants and spectators to and from Long Bay Beach Park, the staging area for the START and FINISH.

  • Departing Negril Roundabout: 3:45am, 4:00am, 4:15am, 4:30am
  • Departing Club Riu: 3:45am, 4:00am, 4:15am, 4:30am

The FREE Reggae shuttle buses will pick up anyone going to the start along Norman Manley Blvd. Or, if your hotel is conveniently located within 1 mile of Long Bay Beach Park, why not do a warm-up walk?

For your return trip, take a leisurely walk along the beach or visit the Shuttle Bus Tent located across the road from the park for assistance.

  • Departing for Club Riu (North): 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am and every 45mins-hour afterwards
  • Departing for Roundabout (South): 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am and every 45mins-hour afterwards

Vehicles traveling from Lucea and Green Island should take the road from Green Island via Grange Hill, Alma, Little London and to Negril.

Vehicles traveling from Montego Bay are to use the Reading to Savanna La Mar route.

Traffic rules will be rigorously enforced to keep the event safe for all participants.

The Reggae Marathon happens ONE day of the year and adds value to our tourism product and livelihood. Please cheer on and encourage participants so that they will return and tell others of their Negril experience. The Police will enfore Race Day traffic rules to keep the event safe for participants.

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for travel on race morning.

Thank you for your cooperation!