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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]

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]

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]

Paul Runs Marathons

Paul Runs Marathons

Paul Josephson runs Marathons.  Lots of them.  It’s a fact…his email address says Paul runs marathons! Paul fell in love with Reggae Marathon years ago and this December 2 will be his 10th consecutive Reggae Marathon Experience! “I lived in a number of places before I turned eight years old — not a military family, but my father, a nuclear engineer at the dawn of the nuclea ...[Read More]

Runner Profile: Jewel, Kingston

Runner Profile:  Jewel, Kingston

Hailing from…Kingston, Jamaica, meet Jewel! Walker and runner, she had her first experience at Reggae Marathon in 2014, fell for it and is now a regular. “I’ve been runing and walking on and off for around 4 years. I got interested in running/walking because my sister runs and represents her workplace. I would walk/ jog for stress relief ever since I was an undergrad at UWI. I wa ...[Read More]

Kari-Ann Wanat won the Lottery

Kari-Ann Wanat won the Lottery

Kari-Ann Wanat won the lottery.  Literally!  At the Reggae Marathon booth at the New York Marathon back in 2010 she filled in a ballot for a trip to Negril for Reggae Marathon.  And won!  Since then she’s been back every year! “I’m a true New Yorker from New York, NY. I’ve been running for 7 years. When I went to Jamaica for a vacation in February 2010, I saw a sign for The Reggae Mara ...[Read More]

5 Months to go

5 Months to go

5 months to go to Reggae Marathon, December 2, 2017!  Where did the time go? If you haven’t registered yet, do so before July 31 to save $’s on registration:  Reggae Marathon Registration. And while on the topic of time, here are some additional things to keep in mind: Reggae Marathon starts on time!  5:15 am Saturday morning, December 2.  No fooling! There is NO race packet pickup on ...[Read More]

Martina Christian loves running

Martina Christian loves running

Martina Christian from Kingston, Jamaica loves running.  She started running in 2010 at Reggae Marathon where she ran the Reggae Marathon 10K.  But let’s hear from her directly: I started running in 2010 when I ran my first ever 10K at Reggae Marathon! I’ve been coming back every year since! I’ve  done the 10K three times, the Half Marathon three times as well and am attempting t ...[Read More]

Reggae Rebels back for 2017

Reggae Rebels back for 2017

Bonnie Fowler’s Reggae Rebels are back for 2017.   With more runners and cheerleaders, it’s going to be another hot time in Negril at Reggae Marathon this December. 5 years ago a small group of running friends from the town of Whitby, Ontario (just east of Toronto, Canada) made the trek to Negril for Reggae Marathon.  They’ve been back every year since and are now up to over 30 R ...[Read More]