The Amazing Reggae Marathon

RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

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Date: December 8, 2019

Location: Negril, Jamaica

The Marathon, Half Marathon and 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 towards the town of Green Island. The mostly flat course is an IAAF certified marathon, half-marathon course & 10K course.

Weather: The temperature should be a low of 76oF at the start of the race. With low annual rainfall, rain is not expected.

Marathon Course Limits: For details, click here

Course Map


Organizers & Partners

  • The Jamdammers Running Club of Kingston
  • The Jamaica Tourist Board
  • The Negril Chapter of the Jamaica Hotel Tourist Association
  • The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association
  • The Chamber of Commerce of Negril
  • The volunteer communities of Negril and Green Island
  • The Ministry of Health

Goodies & Other Stuff

  • Commemorative finisher medal
  • Official Reggae Marathon T-shirt
  • Free entry to the ‘World’s Best’ Pasta Party
  • Free entry to the Victory Beach & Awards Party
  • Over US$10,000 in total prize money
  • The Bob Marley and Rita Marley trophies awarded to the male and female winners of the Reggae Marathon
  • Finisher certificate
  • Special prize category for High School Boys & Girls in the 10K
  • Special prize category for Teams in the Half Marathon and 10K

Scoring & Results

  • MYLAP BibTag timing system
  • Interim results posted during the race. Final results posted within 24 hours.
  • Watch Yourself Finish Videos of the finish line available online