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11 Months to 2019 Reggae Marathon

11 Months to 2019 Reggae Marathon

And just like that we are 11 months away from our next Reggae Marathon, Sunday, December 8! So we have a little thing called winter to deal with and for some of you that involves cold and snow. But soon after spring breaks and that of course leads to summer! Ahhh…nothing beats stripping down to summer running gear…a nice reminder of what to look forward to in Negril! Today we’ve ...[Read More]

Special Registration Discount now till Jan 1, 2019

Special Registration Discount now till Jan 1, 2019

Happy Holidays! Just in time for that special runner in your family, a friend or for yourself, a special discount on registration for the 2019 Reggae Marathon, Sunday, December 8. Just go to the Registration link on the Reggae Marathon website and you will be guided through the process:  2019 Reggae Marathon Registration. Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy

7 Tips for Winter Running

7 Tips for Winter Running

It’s cold outside.  Snowy, icy, dark both morning and evening. Not in Jamaica, but for those of you from away that’s the reality till next Spring.  And while the treadmill beckons, you want to run outside.  Here are 7 tips for winter running: 1. Slow Down! What’s your hurry?  With unsure footing now’s not the time to be heroic.  Take it easy.  Focus on your form…espec ...[Read More]

1 Day to Reggae Marathon 2018

1 Day to Reggae Marathon 2018

It’s 1 day to Reggae Marathon 2018.  Tonight I’m looking forward to catching up with all my running friends at the Reggae Marathon Pasta Party.  Can’t wait!   From around 4 pm on, look out for me in and around the Media Tent at the Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex.  At 5:30 pm the gates to the Pasta Party open and you’ll find me near the Rasta Pasta food station loading ...[Read More]

2 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

2 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

It’s 2 days to Reggae Marathon.  What a fantastic run on the beach this morning!  Easy running barefoot in the sand.  Well, splashing mostly…I felt like a kid again.  But hey, Negril for Reggae Marathon brings out the 12 year old in me! If you’ve arrived from a colder climate, you will notice the significant difference in temperature in Negril.  Plus the sun is more intense.  Tak ...[Read More]

3 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

3 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

We’ve got 3 days to Reggae Marathon 2018.  Time for a little relaxation on the beach today.  But first, a run… I promised myself I’d run easy this morning.  A short run to get acclimatized to the Negril sun and temperatures.  Mostly I was a good boy but I just had to punch out a sprint back to the hotel.  It felt great!  It’s nice to be back in Negril. What’s ahead th ...[Read More]

5 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

5 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

We’re 5 days to Reggae Marathon 2018.  Things are really heating up on our Social Media Channels!  I’m loving the photos and videos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter…keep it up!  To make sure we follow all the action, here’s a reminder on our Channels: Instagram:  @reggaemarathon Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ReggaeMarathon Twitter: @reggaemarathon The hashtags that ...[Read More]

6 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

6 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

6 days to Reggae Marathon, Sunday, December 2 in Negril!  I’ve had that date seared into my mind for the past year and now that we are days away, I’m unbearable at home!  Thankfully I have an understanding spouse! So for Negril I keep my packing simple.  Obviously I start with my running gear: Two Running tops, technical short sleeve running tops. My short tights…I’ve grown ...[Read More]

7 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

7 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

7 Days to Reggae Marathon.  One Week today we be running! 5:15 am on Sunday, December 2, Race Director Frano sends us off into the pre-dawn darkness.  It’s not as scary as it sounds.  Torches light the way at the start and the street lights provide enough illumination to run safely.  Stay on the paved roads though…it can be tricky footing off the pavement.  If you’re a mid-pack l ...[Read More]

8 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

8 Days to Reggae Marathon 2018

8 days to Reggae Marathon Sunday, December 2.  Yes it’s a change this year from Saturday to Sunday.  Reggae Marathon gets a lot of support from the local businesses in Negril and with the move to a lower traffic day on Sunday, this helps them help us…you!  And with the weather pretty much the same Saturday or Sunday…it’s going to be a great day to go racing! Remember to hyd ...[Read More]