Running Stories

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]

More 2017 Runner Stories

More 2017 Runner Stories

Friendship, Achievement, Celebration…the Reggae Marathon Experience.  And in 2017, a number of your shared your runner stories.  Here are a few more from Sandra and Oswald, Paul and Paige, Tina and Don: Wild for the Run: Poland to Jamaica! Paul’s Second Life Love Running, Love Jamaica Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ...[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]

Loved Every Minute Of It

Loved Every Minute Of It

I loved every minute of Reggae Marathon 2017…didn’t want it to ever end. Last week I had that dream, you know the one…you’re at Reggae Marathon on the beach enjoying yourself with your friends.  And then you wake up!  ‘Sad Face’.  Well, I’m happy to say it’s possible to put the ‘Happy Face’ back on about your Reggae Marathon Experience wi ...[Read More]

Experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017

Experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017

Quite a few folks could be found on the beach soaking up the sun while experiencing Reggae Marathon 2017 a few weeks ago.  With coconut in hand, a quick dip in the refreshing Caribbean…and of course a photo to capture the experience! Another near perfect day in Negril for Reggae Marathon 2017.  Brilliant sunrise, Bright sunshine, warm temperatures, easy run…what better way to celebrate ...[Read More]

Love Running, Love Jamaica

Love Running, Love Jamaica

Love running, love Jamaica…a match made in Negril! We met Tina Collin and Don Lovatt before the Pasta Party at Reggae Marathon 2017.  Both are from Sommerset, England and had made the trek to Negril for their first Reggae Marathon event.  What triggered the decision?  As Don put it, “Tina Loves Running, I love Jamaica…It’s the only way I’d ever run a marathon”.  ...[Read More]

Paul’s Second Life

Paul’s Second Life

Paul Stewart from Regina, Saskatchewan came to Reggae Marathon last week to celebrate his second life. Paul and his wife Paige are regular visitors to Jamaica…this December was their 12th trip.  Neither had ever run the Reggae Marathon before…this was to be their first.  Back in October 2016 Paul had Open Heart surgery to replace an aortic valve.  He made a commitment to Paige before s ...[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]

Live In New York

Live In New York

Live in New York this past weekend! It was a busy weekend at the TCS New York Marathon Race Expo! We met up with many old friends and made so many new ones. Here are just a few: “The Crew”.  Larry and Karen Savitch…AKA ‘Easy Skankin’ with Reggae Marathon’s Diane.  Reggae Marathon 2017 will be Easy Skankin’s umpteenth time in Negril. Alexander, a long-time ...[Read More]