Negril

A Few Friends

A Few Friends

Reggae Marathon allows us to connect with a few friends.  Quite a few friends actually.  It starts at the Pasta Party, this year, Saturday, December 1 and continues before, during and after Reggae Marathon on Sunday, December 2.  This year we’re looking forward to making a few more friends. Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[Read More]

Why I run

Why I run

Why I run?  That’s a question answered by Lori Saggers of Ontario, Canada.  “When we saw the the billboard in Negril last November, I have been dreaming of coming back ever since to run it this December.  Negril is an amazing place, with friendly people, fantastic music, yummy food and of course, that cold refreshing Red Stripe!” I run because it’s free I run because I can ...[Read More]

Bernard Hylton

Bernard Hylton

With a heavy heart, we announce that our valued Reggae Marathon volunteer and lead of our road logistics committee in Negril, Bernard Hylton, passed away peacefully last week.  Bernard in happier times, is on the left. Formerly of Couples Swept Away, Bernard was a very cheerful and unselfish giver, and no task was insurmountable under his watch.  The provision of shuttle service and management of ...[Read More]

9 Months to Reggae Marathon

9 Months to Reggae Marathon

9 months to Reggae Marathon.  Yep, in just a just a couple of days it’s 9 months to our annual get together in Negril.  We enjoy some food under the stars on Saturday night, do a little running and walking on Sunday morning, then kick back and enjoy ourselves on the Negril beach.  9 months will fly by! Reggae Marathon 2018:  Sunday, December 2, Negril, Jamaica! Until next time… Reggae Marath ...[Read More]

Your First Reggae Marathon

Your First Reggae Marathon

Your first Reggae Marathon Experience is special.  So much to look forward to: The planning, the training, the anticipation of traveling to Negril!  So much is available online to give you a sense of what it’s going to be like yet the warm breezes, bright sunshine and tropical air can only be experienced in person. Your Reggae Marathon Experience begins when you arrive in Jamaica.  Most isla ...[Read More]

Race Day 2017

Race Day 2017

Reggae Marathon Race Day 2017. “Guh haad an Dun!”  If not, ‘Go Easy an Enjoy!”  Either way, the ‘win’ today is that you lined up before dawn to accomplish your personal goal of running and finishing the full Marathon, Half Marathon or 10K.  Don’t worry too much about your time…I don’t!  There’s a Reggae Marathon Finisher Medal waiting for ...[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]

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]

Negril After Race Weekend

Negril After Race Weekend

After Reggae Marathon race weekend there are options:  Relax on the beach or take in a few sights.  Although located on the western tip of Jamaica, there are things to see and do that are within easy driving distance.  Your hotel Concierge or Front Desk is a good start…JUTA Negril is an excellent option for putting together day trips from Negril.  And what are some of those excursions: Are y ...[Read More]

Key Info for Race Weekend

Key Info for Race Weekend

Where is the Start/Finish Line?  Where do I go to pick up my Race Kit?  Where is the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party?  These and other frequently asked questions are some of the key info you need for Reggae Marathon December 2, 2017.  You can find all the details on our downloadable 2017 Fact Sheet.  Race Weekend Info for 2017 is also available here: We’ve got about 87 days to go to Race Day, De ...[Read More]