Jamaica

Lasting Memories from Wild for the Run

Lasting Memories from Wild for the Run

Sandra and Oswald, also known as Wild for the Run, came to Jamaica for Reggae Marathon last December.  They also spent some time exploring Jamaica beyond Negril.  The result is this video that shows the slightly wilder side of the Jamaican Experience: They sure made some lasting memories that we never get tired of watching.  Here’s the link to the video: Jamaica Trip 2017 from wildfortherun ...[Read More]

Travel Packages for Reggae Marathon 2018

Travel Packages for Reggae Marathon 2018

Online registration for Reggae Marathon 2018 is now open.  Secure, convenient…Registering now is the best resolution to make and a great way to stay motivated!  Click this link to go directly to our Online Registration page:  2018 Reggae Marathon Registration. Now’s also the best time to plan your travel to Negril.  You’ll get the best of the hotels as they tend to book up early. ...[Read More]

A look back on 2017

A look back on 2017

It was an eventful year.  Here’s a look back on 2017 with just a few of the runners we met along the way: Kari-Ann Wanat, Martina Christian, Tracey Rouse and Jason Roering A Chance Encounter In Miami Meet Tracey Rouse, Runner! Martina Christian loves running Kari-Ann Wanat won the Lottery Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Fun On Friday Night

Fun On Friday Night

Along with a few of my best friends, we had a lot of fun on Friday night before Reggae Marathon 2017.  There was food of course…the chefs and teams from a number of the Negril Resorts put out super tasty pasta dishes as usual.  There was music with the Silverbirds Steel Band Orchestra rocking out.  And there was the chance to catch up with friends…always the best part of the Reggae Mar ...[Read More]

1 Day to Reggae Marathon

1 Day to Reggae Marathon

1 day to Reggae Marathon.  Pasta Party tonight.  Let me repeat that:  1 DAY TO REGGAE MARATHON…PASTA PARTY TONIGHT!  Sorry for yelling, but it’s hard to contain the enthusiasm. I’m a long-time runner and have been coming to Reggae Marathon every year for the past 9 years.  Race day is special with the 5:15 am torchlight start and swim in the Caribbean after.  But I LOVE Friday ni ...[Read More]

2 Days to Reggae Marathon

2 Days to Reggae Marathon

2 days to Reggae Marathon.  Reggae Marathon sets up today at Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex for onsite registration and race packet pickup.  We’re here again Friday for registration, packet pickup and of course the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party. Then on Saturday we move our base of operations to Long Bay Beach Park for the start/finish and post-race activities. In between all that we migh ...[Read More]

3 Days to Reggae Marathon

3 Days to Reggae Marathon

3 days to Reggae Marathon.  You in Negril yet? Quite a few Reggae Marathoners arrived in Negril today…you could feel the buzz all along the beach…and the increased number of runners along Norman Washington Boulevard.  Remember Reggae Marathoners…nice easy pace and hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Whether you’re in Negril yet or not, tune in Thursday afternoon on Facebook when we& ...[Read More]

4 Days to Reggae Marathon

4 Days to Reggae Marathon

4 days to Reggae Marathon.  Is there really any more that needs to be said?  In just a few short days a bunch of runners from all over Jamaica and the World will line up for the 5:15 am start.  Race Director Frano will address us for a few moments prior to that as we shuffle anxiously in the warm Caribbean air.  The torches will light suddenly and precisely at 5:15 am we’ll be off. Nothing b ...[Read More]

5 Days to Reggae Marathon

5 Days to Reggae Marathon

5 days to Reggae Marathon.  I had my final Red Stripe at dinner last night…nothing now until the cold one post-race…I’m in serious race prep! With runners from all over the world arriving in Negril this week, hotels all along the Negril beach will be buzzing.  Special note:  Reggae Runnerz home base in Negril for Reggae Marathon is Negril Tree House.  ‘Hundreds of runners&# ...[Read More]

8 Days to Reggae Marathon

8 Days to Reggae Marathon

8 days to Reggae Marathon…Pasta Party a week tonight!  Location:  Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex;  Time:  5:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  This is the same location as Reggae Marathon Race Packet pick-up…if you plan it right, pick up your packet first then enjoy pasta under the stars! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]