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RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

It seems like only yesterday I ran my first Reggae Marathon. That was back in the day when the full Marathon course was one loop stretching out to Green Island. I learned that day that the long distance runner is truly lonely. If it were not for the enthusiastic volunteers at the Aid Stations every mile, I might still be out on the course! Fast forward a few years and this December will make it 10 ...[Read More]

The Party Starts at 5:30 pm

The Party Starts at 5:30 pm

The Reggae Marathon Pasta Party starts at 5:30 pm at the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex in Negril.  Don’t be late! Because Reggae Marathon 2018 runs on Sunday, December 2, a change from previous years, the World’s Best Pasta Party happens on Saturday night December 1.  But with the date change, one thing remains the same:  A great opportunity to carbo load while catching up with f ...[Read More]

Motivation through Perspiration

Motivation through Perspiration

Motivation through Perspiration. My Grandfather used to say that perseverance conquered all.  “Stick to it” he said, “You’ll get there in the end”.  After a lifetime of running, I’m glad to say he’s right.  But…some days even I need a little motivation to continue the perspiration: When you told your friends and family that you wanted to do something ...[Read More]

Larry Savitch keeps on running

Larry Savitch keeps on running

Larry Savitch, 7 timer at Reggae Marathon keeps on running!  And every year he runs right back to Negril for Reggae Marathon! I was born in the Bronx, New York, raised in upstate New York and currently live in Florida.  No, not the sunny, warm state of Florida…Florida, New York.  I’ve been running on and off since I learned how to walk…you know, the crawl, walk, run thing.  I ran ...[Read More]