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RACE START: Dec 2 2017, 5:15 AM

Fulfilling a Dream

Fulfilling a Dream

Fulfilling a dream…meet Alex Emde from a town outside of Cologne, Germany who was in Negril last week for Reggae Marathon. We caught up with Alex and his girlfriend, Niwa Westendarp on Thursday afternoon when they were picking up their Reggae Marathon Race Kits at the Couples Swept Away Sports Complex. That’s them in the photo above. This was their first time at Reggae Marathon and the ...[Read More]

62 Medal Man

62 Medal Man

The 62 medal man was in Negril last week for Reggae Marathon.  Let me clarify:  That’s 62 Finisher Medals…in one year.  The 62 medal man finished 62 endurance running events in 2016.  That’s more than one each week.  Yes, it took a while for that to sink in. Meet Gene Collier from Philadelphia who with his wife Katrese were in Negril for their second Reggae Marathon Experience: W ...[Read More]

364 days to go

364 days to go

364 days to go…to Reggae Marathon 2017! Happy face/sad face today.  Happy to be basking in the afterglow of another successful Reggae Marathon yesterday.  Running with family and friends in Negril every December is the highlight of my year.  And relaxing on the Negril beach with a cold Red Stripe is the best!  Sad though that it’s over and that it’s 364 days until the next time w ...[Read More]

Race Day!

Race Day!

Race Day!  Today.  At 5:15 am to be exact. Reggae Marathon Race Director sends us off promptly at 5:15 am from the Start Line at Long Bay Beach Park. Torches blazing, Bob Marley blaring…it’s the special start of another Reggae Marathon. Then as the sun comes up over Negril, it’s thrilling to see the line of runners stretched out along the road that hugs the Negril beach in places ...[Read More]