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WESTMORELAND MARATHONER PARTICPATES IN TOTTORI PREFECTURE MARATHON IN JAPAN

34-year-old Winthrope Wellington, marathoner from Westmoreland, was among 22 runners from eight countries who participated in the Tottori Prefecture Marathon in Japan on March 11, as a representative of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K. Described as an “admirable finish”, Wellington completed the Marathon with a time of 3 hrs 19:39 having improved on his personal best when he placed 12th ...[Read More]

SWEEPING VICTORY FOR JAPAN IN REGGAE MARATHON; JAMAICANS CONQUER THE HALF MARATHON & 10K

It was a sweeping victory for Japanese runners in the male and female categories of Reggae Marathon held in Negril on Saturday, December 2. However, Jamaica dominated the Half Marathon and 10k events. 2017 Tottori Japan Marathon winner, Daisuke Ikemoto successfully defended the Reggae Male Marathon title from last year to be the 2017 male winner with a time of 2:36:04, while this year’s Tottori fe ...[Read More]

37 COUNTRIES CONFIRMED FOR 2017 REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K

Thirty-seven countries will participate in this year’s Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K event on Saturday, December 2 in Negril. The countries include: Japan, USA, Russia, Poland, UK, Germany, Canada, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica. Among the special participants expected are athletes from Tottori Japan: Daisuke Ikemoto, Male Athlete of the Japan Self-Defence Force and winner in the 2016 ...[Read More]

ALL SET FOR AWARD WINNING REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K EVENT, IN NEGRIL DECEMBER 2

KINGSTON, Jamaica … October 2017 – The 2017 staging of Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K is set for Saturday, December 2 in Negril. In making the announcement at a Media Launch on October 24 at the Alhambra Inn, Race Director, Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis noted that last year’s staging of the annual sporting event by the Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston received the most recognitions from ...[Read More]

REGGAE MARATHON VOTED #1 IN THE WORLD

Another Jamaican sporting event has been voted #1 in the world. The local Reggae Marathon, Half-Marathon and 10K annual event has received the nod from more than 24,000 readers of the UK-based Women’s Running and Men’s Running magazines. They have decided that Reggae Marathon is this year’s Men’s Running – International Race of the Year and a ‘Highly Commended’ event in the Women’s Running Interna ...[Read More]

REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K BLOG NAMED AMONG TOP 50

The Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K blog has been selected by the prestigious blog.feedspot as one of the Top 50 marathon blogs on the worldwide web.  Thousands of top marathon blogs on blog.feedspot index were judged using search and social metrics.   The announcement was made recently by blog.feedspot in an email to Alfred ‘Frano’ Francis, Race Director of Reggae Marathon Ltd, host o ...[Read More]

18 COUNTRIES ALREADY REGISTERED FOR 2017 REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K

Since registration for this year’s Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K opened on January 2, 2017, a number of runners from 18 countries have already signed up for the event.  Those countries include Canada, USA, UK, Germany, France, Poland and the Netherlands.   However, the event organiser and host, Reggae Marathon Limited, is reminding local participants that they have until July 31 to b ...[Read More]

REGGAE HALF MARATHON AMONG THE WORLD’S BEST IN 2016

    Ahead of the mid-March launch of the international promotional campaign for this year’s Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, the Half Marathon race event has been selected among the Best Half Marathons around the world in 2016.   The award was the result of a survey among members of the 100 Half Marathons Club based in the USA.  This is a racing club of members who have completed ...[Read More]

A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES PARTICIPATED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 10K

Winner of the 2016 Tottori Prefecture Japan Marathon and champion athlete Kota Taniguchi took the lead in the male section of 2016 Reggae Marathon in Negril last Saturday, with a time of 2:38:49. Coming in second was Jamaican Rupert Green at 2:43:49, with third place winner being Brian Polen of Wooster, USA with a time of 2:58:00. Taniguchi’s participation in Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K ...[Read More]

16TH REGGAE MARATHON, HALF MARATHON & 10K SET FOR DECEMBER 1 – 3, 2016 IN NEGRIL

The 16th staging of the Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K will be held from December 1 to 3, 2016 in Negril. The run-off will begin on the IAAF-certified course at the Long Bay Beach Park, located along Negril’s famed seven-mile beach, then loop into the town of Negril, before heading north towards the town of Green Island. The event will start at 5:15 a.m. on Saturday, December 3 and the c ...[Read More]