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RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

A celebration of running!

The really great thing about running is that we have to keep moving. Literally. Standing still is not an option. Running may just be the perfect form of exercise: stand up, fall forward, repeat.  Like the runners in the photo above, we runners have lots to celebrate: It’s easy to do.  Runners can spend lots of money on shoes and hi-tech gear but all we really need are comfortable shoes, shorts and ...[Read More]

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]