RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Run Pharm Boy run: Charles Wickersham’s running story

Have you ever wondered what motivates a person to run for 24 hours?  I sure have.  I asked Burt Carlson that question last year while a group of us were sitting on the beach enjoying a cold Red Stripe.  For a man who has run countless marathons and ultras, his answer was unassuming:  “because it’s fun”. Recently I came across the story of another ultra runner, Charles Wickersham. He has the same u ...[Read More]

Favorite photos from the Reggae Marathon

A picture is worth a thousand words.  And at the Reggae Marathon in Negril there were many special pictures that captured the essence of the experience.  Here are some more of my favorites: We met Burt at the Media event Friday night during the Pasta Party.  He regaled us with fabulous stories of his many experiences running his marathons and ultras.  It was a pleasure to have been at the start li ...[Read More]

“5 Tips for Setting Goals and Achieving Them”, Angie Newton

This week’s guest blog post comes to us from Angie Newton who was in Negril last December with her husband. Angie has a healthy weight loss blog where she writes about her weight loss and fitness journey and where she shares tips on living a healthy lifestyle. You can also find Angie on Facebook.  Here are her 5 quick tips for setting goals and achieving them: Follow these simple tips the next tim ...[Read More]

The 5 stages of running injury grief

Little did I know when I injured my foot last August that it would 8 months and counting of recovery.  In over 25 years of running I’ve never had a serious injury.  Yes I’ve had some setbacks along the way…shin splints, hip and knee pain, sprained ankles but nothing that stopped me from running.  I ran through everything. That streak ended last August while I was ramping up my training ...[Read More]