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1 Month To Reggae Marathon

1 Month To Reggae Marathon

1 month to Reggae Marathon.  4 Saturday’s to go!  Woo hoo! Before that is the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party, Friday December 1 starting at 5:30 pm at the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex.  This is also the location where you can pick up your Race Packet.  Remember, there is no race registration or packet pickup on Saturday morning December 2 Race Day!  For other important information regard ...[Read More]

2017 T Shirts Sneak Peak

2017 T Shirts Sneak Peak

With just over a month to go to Reggae Marathon 2017 Dec 2, things are speeding up with preparations in Negril. In the photo above, those are some of the members of the Reggae Marathon Team at the 2017 Launch Press Conference Tuesday.  In making the announcement at a Media Launch on October 24 at the Alhambra Inn, Race Director, Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis noted that last year’s staging of the annual s ...[Read More]

Travel in style with JUTA Negril

Travel in style with JUTA Negril

Travel in style with JUTA Negril…from the airport in Montego Bay to Negril and around Negril for the Pasta Party Friday, December 1.  The special Reggae Marathon rates are listed below;  Click this link to make your reservation:  JUTA Negril Reggae Marathon 2017: Reggae Marathon participants airport transfer US$23.00 per person one way and US$46.00 per person round trip. Reggae Marathon pers ...[Read More]

Negril After Race Weekend

Negril After Race Weekend

After Reggae Marathon race weekend there are options:  Relax on the beach or take in a few sights.  Although located on the western tip of Jamaica, there are things to see and do that are within easy driving distance.  Your hotel Concierge or Front Desk is a good start…JUTA Negril is an excellent option for putting together day trips from Negril.  And what are some of those excursions: Are y ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Running Name

Reggae Marathon Running Name

My Reggae Marathon running name is Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong.  What’s yours? We started this a few years ago and it’s been popular. If you’re a first-timer, now’s the time to select your Reggae Marathon running name.  For you regulars, here’s your refresher: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[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]

2 Months to Go

2 Months to Go

2 months to go!  What?  When did that happen?  Really going to be hard to keep calm now with only 60 days to go to Reggae Marathon December 2 in Negril. An important note regarding your registration:  If you decide to change the event you’ve registered for, you can change your event up until December 1 only.  You will not be able to register or change your event on Saturday, December 2: Keep ...[Read More]

We’re Social

We’re Social

We’re social at Reggae Marathon.  On Instagram, Facebook and Twitter…in particular Facebook.  We meet up only once each year, the first Saturday of December in Negril for the Reggae Marathon Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K but we talk with each other all through the year online.  And it’s been even better this year as we get closer to December 2 and the 17th annual running o ...[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]

Course Map Updated

Course Map Updated

The updated Reggae Marathon Course Map is now available.  It shows all the important locations for Reggae Marathon 2017 including the full course with mile markers, Pasta Party location, Start/Finish Area, Post-race Beach Bash.  The Course Map also includes information on the Road closures in and around Negril, Free shuttle running times and Race Kit pick-up times.  In all, it’s your complet ...[Read More]