RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Runners loving the Reggae Marathon experience

Michelle, Rod, Jeff and Sheila all ran in the ½ Marathon at the Reggae Marathon.  They all had a great time and shared their experiences: Michelle H. finished 2nd. Her email really captured the spirit of Saturday: I really enjoyed the race.  Was super pleased with my performance since I suffered bruised knees after a too-close encounter with a cab. Interesting experience over all that is for sure. ...[Read More]

The top 7 things runners think about while running

I don’t run with headphones.  I’ve never found ones that fit comfortably plus they seem like a safety hazard:  I want to hear the oncoming vehicles. On my long runs I have a lot of time to think.  And think I do solving all the problems of the world every time I go out.  Of course when training for a race, the focus shifts entirely to very specific goals.  But I’ve always wondered what ...[Read More]

How to find the right running shoes?

Walking into a running shoe store and coming face-to-face with the array of shoes gives me the chills.  I’m overwhelmed by the sheer choice in brand names and specialized types.  Add to that the current discussion about barefoot/natural running versus cushioning and I go into full glaze. Over the past few months I have been having a good natured discussion with George Colombo about barefoot runnin ...[Read More]

What do you have to say about the Reggae Marathon?

The great thing about running is that there is really no such thing as a ‘bad’ run.  I know I’ve had them but they fade away in comparison to the ‘good runs’.  Here’s what some runners from last December’s Reggae Marathon had to say: Tyrone Cook, a member of the Capital Running Company race crew, ran the ½ Marathon: This ranks right up there as one of the best for me (I’ve been running races ...[Read More]