RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Have a very merry Reggae Marathon Christmas

Christmas is a fantastic time of year!  Hustling to get ready is part of my annual ritual because no matter how much I plan, these next couple of days before Christmas are very, very hectic.  But no matter, I love the anticipation of getting together with the kids and combined families. Even though my kids aren’t ‘kid’s any more I still have fond memories of barefoot little boys running ...[Read More]

Making a friend at Reggae Marathon 2010

Nearly 40 years ago I had one of those experiences that stick with you forever.  It happened while my 3rdform class at Campion College was on our hike to the top of Blue Mountain Peak and when I think about even after the passage of so many years, it still brings back great memories of friendship and shared experiences. That hike up the highest mountain peak in Jamaica was the ‘big one’ for our cl ...[Read More]

What’s the perfect Christmas gift for the Reggae Marathon runner?

With just over a week to go now until Christmas, here are some great ideas for Christmas for the runner in your life.  Sally, are you listening?  It’s not too late. Get a running ID. I ran all the time at all times, and worry that if I get run over no one would identify me. Buy your runner a Runner’s World or Running Times magazine subscription. At less than $20 a year it’s a very good ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon withdrawal symptoms

Am I the only one who is suffering from serious let down from the Reggae Marathon?  I’ve run in a lot of events over the years but the Reggae Marathon just seems to get under my skin…in a good way. Here are some of the withdrawal symptoms I’ve experienced over the past week: Cranky with the weather in the upper United States and Canada.  Snow, cold and ice.  It sure is a big change from the ...[Read More]