Burt Carlson

Seasoned runners showing the way at Reggae Marathon

I've been running for 30 years but compared to these runners I feel like a newbie.  Don't get me wrong…I'm not complaining.  I hope to be running for another 30 years and there is much to learn from these seasoned runners who come back year after year to run in the Reggae Marathon race weekend. Lots to love viagra canada in this photo but I especially love the shoes.  OK, I co ...[Read More]

When is it too old to run?

50 years?  60?  Maybe 75 years old is too old to run. Absolutely not! At the Toronto Marathon on October 16, 100 year Fauja Singh made it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest runner to have completed a marathon.  And he started at age 89!  I had the honour of running in that race and I can tell you seeing him running was massively inspiring.  Read his amazing story here:  Centuria ...[Read More]

Favorite photos from the Reggae Marathon

A picture is worth a thousand words.  And at the Reggae Marathon in Negril there were many special pictures that captured the essence of the experience.  Here are some more of my favorites: We met Burt at the Media event Friday night during the Pasta Party.  He regaled us with fabulous stories of his many experiences running his marathons and ultras.  It was a pleasure to have been at the start li ...[Read More]

Favourite photos of Negril and the Reggae Marathon

Yes, that’s Reggae Marathon Race Director Frano enjoying himself at the Reggae Marathon.  Here are some of our favourite photos from last December in Negril. Burt Carlson who has successfully completed countless marathon’s and ultra marathons connected with Olympian Carrie Tollefson Friday night at the Pasta Party.  That set the tone for the 10th anniversary Reggae Marathon. And speaki ...[Read More]

Another marathon? Are you ready for the open road?

“Another marathon? Have you asked yourself that question with dread?  I’ve ‘been there, done that’ and know very well that lots of things  affect your motivation to train for another marathon. Maybe you didn’t have a great run and feel unhappy with your results.  Maybe you had a great race but are fatigued or burned out because you either rested too long or not long enough. If any of these s ...[Read More]

Special runners at the 2010 Reggae Marathon

Everyone at the Reggae Marathon is special.  Runners, organizers and especially the volunteers who took such good care of us before, during and after the event.  The 2010 Reggae Marathon again attracted special runners. Here are some of those people who ran in Reggae Marathon 2010.  It was a pleasure to have run with you: Reggae Marathon Lifetime Honourees: Burt Carlson, USA, 84 years old complete ...[Read More]