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6 Days to Reggae Marathon

6 Days to Reggae Marathon

6 days to Reggae Marathon.  Who’s counting?  Besides me of course!  Next week this time it’s beach, beach, beach… I’ve checked in with all the running friends coming to Negril from all parts of the Globe.  Poland, Great Britain, Canada and the US…all are enroute to Jamaica.  We’ve got plans to meet up on the beach and are all looking forward to breaking bread at ...[Read More]

7 Days to Reggae Marathon

7 Days to Reggae Marathon

7 days to Reggae Marathon.  1 Week!  7 Sleeps!. A week today ‘we be running’.  5:15 am Saturday, December 2 at Long Bay Beach Park.  Get to the start area by 4:30 am or so…the vibe is really special with runners from all over Jamaica and the World milling about behind the start line.  Hydrate while listening to loud Reggae music.  Get ready for the Torchlight start promptly at 5: ...[Read More]

8 Days to Reggae Marathon

8 Days to Reggae Marathon

8 days to Reggae Marathon…Pasta Party a week tonight!  Location:  Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex;  Time:  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  This is the same location as Reggae Marathon Race Packet pick-up…if you plan it right, pick up your packet first then enjoy pasta under the stars! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

9 Days to Reggae Marathon

9 Days to Reggae Marathon

9 days to Reggae Marathon.  Yes, I’m packed and ready-to-go.  Looking forward to the road trip to Negril next week. If you’re socially active, look out for us here with these hashtags,  #reggaemarathon #rm2017 #HomeOfAllright:  Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Register for Re ...[Read More]

10 Days to Reggae Marathon

10 Days to Reggae Marathon

10 days to Reggae Marathon 2017! That’s minus 355 days from the last time we gathered in Negril for our favourite race.  Or…10 days to race day December 2!  See you in Negril next week! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Register for Reggae Marathon, December 2, 2017: Reggae Marathon Online Registration For m ...[Read More]

World’s Best Destination Race

World’s Best Destination Race

Unlike most races, Reggae Marathon is a ‘destination’ race for just about everyone. That’s obvious for runners who fly into Jamaica from the over 30 countries that are represented.  But it’s true as well for most Jamaicans who make the trek from all over Jamaica to Negril.  And it’s a special destination vibe in Negril for the Reggae Marathon weekend that begins on Th ...[Read More]

2017 Course Map and Race Weekend Schedule

2017 Course Map and Race Weekend Schedule

With Reggae Marathon just over a couple of weeks away, here’s the 2017 course map and race weekend schedule with all the dates, times and locations from Thursday, November 30 to Saturday, December 2, Race Day: Things to keep in mind: Race Kit Pickup:  Thursday or Friday, November 30 and December 1 at Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex.  NO Race Kit pick up on Saturday, December 2. On-site R ...[Read More]

Comfort and Style with Knutsford Express

Comfort and Style with Knutsford Express

One of the best ways to get around Jamaica is via Knutsford Express.  Air-conditioned coaches with onboard wi-fi.  Knutsford Express connects all the major cities in Jamaica…and is a great way to get from Kingston and area to Negril. Why not leave the driving to Knutsford Express for your Reggae Marathon Weekend?  And for the Reggae Marathon 2017 Race Weekend, here are the special rates from ...[Read More]

We Lost One Of Our Own

We Lost One Of Our Own

The Reggae Marathon Family lost one of our own. Our beloved Keisha lost her battle with cancer early on Sunday morning.  Keisha was a committed RM volunteer.  You never saw on the race course, in the park or at the Pasta Party.  She could be found in the Operations Department working hard to keep the engine running so that everyone else could do just that, run! Events like RM are impossible to sta ...[Read More]

A Chance Encounter In Miami

A Chance Encounter In Miami

A chance encounter in Miami at the Miami Marathon Race Expo in 2015 led to us connecting with Jason Roering from Minnesota.  We’re super excited to meet Jason again this December in Negril when he makes the trek to run the Reggae Marathon 10K. Jason graciously shared his running story with us: I was born in Minnesota and like many children, loved to run. When I was older and in high school s ...[Read More]