Another perfect day in Negril

Ahhh…another perfect day in Negril.  It started with waking to the sounds of the waves gently rolling up onto the beach… While relaxing on beach after last December’s Reggae Marathon, we were musing about how good life was. “Another perfect day in paradise” was the sentiment and that got us talking about our perfect day in Negril. Early risers even on vacation, we get ...[Read More]

Barefoot on the Beach

I ran barefoot on the beach last December after Reggae Marathon.  And I loved it! Backstory.  After completing the 10K and collecting my Finisher Medal, I did what I always do after Reggae Marathon:  Spent the next couple of hours around the finish area cheering friends on as they finished their races, trading race day stories and posing with old and new friends for selfies.  Outside the finish ar ...[Read More]

2 days to Reggae Marathon

2 days to Reggae Marathon!   Permission granted to freak out!   Looking forward to Ackee and Saltfish for breakfast today along with Blue Mountain coffee.  Then it’s beach, beach, beach…   Only 2 days to go… Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information check the Reggae Marathon Web ...[Read More]

6 Days to Reggae Marathon: Beach Bum

Beach Bum and proud of it. Negril is world famous for it’s miles of reef-protected white sand beaches.  And what better reward for completing Reggae Marathon than getting up early for a walk or run along the beach followed by a lazy breakfast of Ackee and Saltfish washed down with delicious Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee. That’s the plan next Sunday morning after Reggae Marathon but it& ...[Read More]

Ahhh…The Negril Beach!

In just over 2 weeks you’ll find me running along this stretch of Negril beach early morning.  While I won’t exactly have the entire beach to myself, it will sure feel that way.  If I really do have a spiritual home, the Negril beach is it! Years ago when my family and I started coming to Negril, it seemed like a world away.  In those days the drive from Kingston took forever!  Dad lik ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathoners at Reggae Marathon~Dec 30-13

At 4:30 am milling around waiting for the 5:15 am Reggae Marathon start  it’s always great to see groups of runners, friends and families posing for photos.  Even those not used to being up early get caught up in the pre-race excitement.  Yes, Reggae Marathon is a unique experience that begins right at the start. These Black Girls Run runners, shoe pom-poms and all are all smiles and ready t ...[Read More]

A few Reggae Marathoners out for a Run

This blog post is all about the runners who make it to Negril on the first Saturday of December to take part in Reggae Marathon.  Reggae Marathon is not the largest race I’ve run in but it is the best!  From the outdoor Pasta Party on Friday night at Couples Swept Away Sporting Complex to the 5:15 am Torch Light start Saturday to the post-race party on the white sand of Negril Beach, it is a ...[Read More]

Pictures from Reggae Marathon: Just hanging out after the race.

First there is this’ little run’.  Then it’s fresh cut coconut water, beer and beach…in that order! At Reggae Marathon runners all start together at 5:15 am for the 10K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon.  And because we are all buy viagra ‘Chipped’, each of us will have our exact time on our Finisher’s Certificate.  Personal Bests, personal challenges or ju ...[Read More]

Reggae Marathon Runners Post-Race Enjoyment

Shhh….don’t tell anyone about buy cheap levitra online Reggae Marathon.  Let it be our secret:  warm weather beach vacation along the 7 miles of white sand in Negril combined with running in Reggae Marathon. Truly like the style of this Reggae Marathoner post-race:  sampling both styles of Red Stripe.  If there is a better post-race experience, I haven’t found it yet! The running ...[Read More]

Pictures from Reggae Marathon ’12: Race Day!

There is so much to say about running in Reggae Marathon in December in Negril.  For many Reggae Marathoners it’s simply on the race calendar each year.  For others it’s a Bucket List race event.  No matter the reason, coming to Jamaica for Reggae Marathon makes for the best combination of vacation and run.  Here are some runners from last December: T shirt, shorts, running shoes and & ...[Read More]