Reggae Marathon RunninGuy

7 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

7 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

7 Days to Reggae Marathon.  One Week today we be running! 5:15 am on Sunday, December 2, Race Director Frano sends us off into the pre-dawn darkness.  It’s not as scary as it sounds.  Torches light the way at the start and the street lights provide enough illumination to run safely.  Stay on the paved roads though…it can be tricky footing off the pavement.  If you’re a mid-pack l ...[Read More]

8 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

8 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

8 days to Reggae Marathon Sunday, December 2.  Yes it’s a change this year from Saturday to Sunday.  Reggae Marathon gets a lot of support from the local businesses in Negril and with the move to a lower traffic day on Sunday, this helps them help us…you!  And with the weather pretty much the same Saturday or Sunday…it’s going to be a great day to go racing! Remember to hyd ...[Read More]

9 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

9 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

9 days to Reggae Marathon 2018 and the tropical breeze of Negril beckons! Sunshine, white sandy beaches, warm temperatures…It’s a conspiracy to get you to relax. And few of us have the willpower to resist. You should be well into your tapering for Race Day, Sunday, December 2. And don’t wait for the Pasta Party to load up on carbs. I’ve found that if I heavy up on the carbs ...[Read More]

10 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

10 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

10 days to Reggae Marathon, Sunday, December 2! Let the countdown begin! 355 days have passed since the last time runners from over 30 countries met up in Negril to run. For the 18th consecutive year, we are ready to welcome the world once again for the Reggae Marathon Experience. As our friends the Reggae Runnerz call it, a Runcation. Whatever and however you refer to Reggae Marathon, it is the s ...[Read More]

Hello Runnerz

Hello Runnerz

Hello all Reggae Runnerz!  Negril is bracing for your arrival, in a good way of course.  We’re all looking forward to seeing you on the beach and the road. What started as a small group of runners has grown into 500+ runners, family and friends who show up in Negril each December.  Lisa Laws and a core group work hard all year to set up the trip, work with each of the Runnerz as excitement b ...[Read More]

It’s not the Medal!

It’s not the Medal!

It’s not the medal!  It’s the experience:  The beach, the run, the people…and of course…the Medal!  OK, we’ll stand corrected:  It’s the Medal! Yes the Finisher Medal is important…this December 2 will make it my 10th consecutive Reggae Marathon Finisher Medal assuming all goes well.  But running any of the the Reggae Marathon events, the Full Marathon, Hal ...[Read More]

Thank You 2018 Sponsors

Thank You 2018 Sponsors

Thank you 2018 Sponsors! Reggae Marathon takes an army of dedicated Volunteers to deliver the to-be-expected care for each of our Runners.  Equally important is the support we get from our Sponsors.  This year we have a great number of Sponsors on-board and we have to give a great BIG shoutout!  Thank you for your support! Best Dressed Chicken Burger King Jamaica Coldfield Manufacturing Ltd Comput ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Race Day Planner

Reggae Marathon Race Day Planner

In just under 3 weeks it’s Race Day!  Sunday, December 2.  It may be your final race of the year or maybe your first.  In either case it’s important to plan for race day, especially since for most of us, we are away from home.  Here’s a race day planner: The Night Before. Reggae Marathon Race Day is early:  5:15 am on Sunday morning.  Plan everything Saturday night before you go ...[Read More]

Update: Pasta Party, Knutsford Express, JUTA Negril

Update:  Pasta Party, Knutsford Express, JUTA Negril

Update: Pasta Party, Knutsford Express, JUTA Negril. So with under a month to go, here are some updates on the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party, Knutsford Express and JUTA Negril for getting to-from Negril, Gently used running shoes and…show us your colours: Pasta Party Cost for non-runners. The cost of the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party is included in your Registration Fee. Non-registered runners a ...[Read More]

A Few Friends in New York

A Few Friends in New York

We met up with quite a few friends in New York this past weekend.  It was nice to see so many of you…hope you had a great day on Sunday!  Quite a few of you we’ll see again in a few weeks at Reggae Marathon and we’re really looking forward to that! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy