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December 5, 2021
Registration is NOW OPEN

Fact Sheet – Reggae Marathon goes virtual

Dates & Location

December 04 – December 06, 2020
Negril, Jamaica

The Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K start at Long Bay Beach Park situated along Negril’s famed 7-mile white sand beach. The course loops into the town of Negril then heads north to Bloody Bay and returns to the finish at Long Bay Beach Park. The mostly flat course is an IAAF certified marathon, half marathon & 10K course.

Itinerary

Friday, December 04

  • 1:00pm to 5:00pm – Registration & Packet Collection, Couples Swept Away Sports Complex

Saturday, December 05

  • Registration & Packet Collection – Couples Swept Away Sports Complex
    • 1:00pm to 4:00pm – Registration
    • 1:00pm to 8:00pm – Packet Collection
  •  5:30pm to 8:30pm – JHTA ‘World’s Best’ Pasta Party, Couples Swept Away Sports Complex

Sunday, December 06

  • 5:15am – Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K start, Long Bay Beach Park
  • 7:00am to 12 noon – Finish Line Beach Bash/Victory Beach Party & Awards Ceremony, Long Bay Beach Park

Course Info

  • START and FINISH outside Long Bay Beach Park on Norman Manley Boulevard
  • Start Time: 5:15am; Course remains open for 6 hours, Marathoners must reach the halfway mark in 3 hours
  • Aid Stations every mile – 25 in all, manned by experienced marathoners and enthusiastic volunteers
  • Cooling stations with misters and iced towel wraps
  • Inspirational Reggae music at every mile
  • Closed lanes for runners
  • Certified IAAF and AIMS course meeting international standards
  • The event is sanctioned by the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA).
  • Medical stations and fully equipped ambulances positioned along the course and staffed by a premier multidisciplinary medical team.

Weather

The temperature should be a low of 24C / 76F at the start of the race. With low annual rainfall, rain is not expected.

Registration

Registration can be done online via www.reggaemarathon.com. Or, by mail to Reggae Marathon, 87-89 Tower Street, Kingston, Jamaica.

Deadlines:

  • Mail entries postmarked November 27, 2020
  • Online closes December 03, 2020

THERE IS NO RACE MORNING REGISTRATION OR PACKET COLLECTION.

Entry fees & Rules

  • ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE.
  • NAME CHANGES ARE NOT ALLOWED.
  • The minimum age for entry in the Marathon is 18 years old, 14 years old for the Half Marathon, and 10 years old for the 10K.

Goodies & Other stuff

Please visit the Trophies, Prizes & Goodies page for more information.

Scoring & Results

  • MYLAPS BibTag timing system
  • Live online tracking of runners along the course at www.reggaemarathon.com and interim results posted during the race.
  • Gun and Chip Time results

sponsors

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