RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Is it OK to have treats while you train?

We received that question recently.  With under 90 days to go to Reggae Marathon 2011 it seems like a good question to ‘Ask Dan’.  Here is his response: It depends what you mean by treats and by train.  This being the Reggae Marathon blog, we can safely assume at least a 10K goal distance and maybe even a full marathon.  I think we should assume a training program of at least three day ...[Read More]

Proud to be a Jamaican

I was proud to say I was a Jamaican after watching the performance of the entire Jamaican team competing at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, South Korea over the past couple of weeks. There was a lot to celebrate with the on-the-track performances of Veronica Campbell Brown winning in the Women’s 200 M, Yohan Blake in the Men’s 100 M, the Jamaican team in the Men’s 4 x 100 M and of course, t ...[Read More]

Getting back to the beach

Sitting here on the back porch early this morning with my first cup of coffee, I’m drawn to…beaches.  I’m a beach person.  Given the choice, I make a bee line to a beach every chance I get.  Maybe it’s because beaches played such a large and memorable part of growing up in Jamaica but I like being on or near a beach. Some of my favourite beaches include: Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia.  Less tha ...[Read More]

Food, food, glorious…and healthy for you…food!

The Reggae Marathon Pasta Party at the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex takes care of the carbo loading before Saturday morning’s race start.  Fresh coconut, bananas and cold Red Stripe beer takes care of post race recovery.  For breakfast early Saturday morning before heading over to the Reggae Marathon start I like to have a light breakfast of toast with guava jam washed down with coffee and ...[Read More]