Marathon

Get up and Run

Get up and Run

On those days when you don’t feel like running, just get up and run!  It will feel better…less guilt, it was a run!  And as we know, a bad run is better than no run at all: So, what are you waiting for…get up and run! Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information check the Reggae Marathon Web ...[Read More]

Happiness is…

Happiness is…

Happiness is… Going for long run early in the morning and watching the sun rise above the horizon A raised finger and subtle head nod as you pass a runner approaching you Running with nothing but running shoes, shorts and singlet.  And a hat if you must! Talking to running friends on Facebook and Instagram.  Love seeing and hearing about their exploits running and in races around the world A ...[Read More]

Getting to Negril

Getting to Negril

Getting to Negril can be as easy as sending an email to one of our Travel Package Partners and letting them do the rest.  Or you can do-it-yourself.  Either way, we have a lot of resources on our website to help you plan your trip. Negril is on the very western tip of the island of Jamaica.  It’s a ‘Road Trip’ for everyone.  Jamaicans travel via either of two routes:  Up to the N ...[Read More]

Runners – The Nicest People

Runners – The Nicest People

Runners really are the nicest people.  As a runner I’m definitely biased.  When we work up a sweat we work out the negative vibes leaving the goodness.  Ergo, runners are the nicest people!  That was in evidence again at the Mississauga Marathon Race Expo. If you are not familiar with the City of Mississauga in Canada, Google Maps will bring you up to speed.  Quickly though, Mississauga is a ...[Read More]

A Lap Around

A Lap Around

Let’s take a lap around Reggae Marathon. A lap around Reggae Marathon means you’ve run 13.1 km’s, the Half Marathon.  For the 10 K you make the turn to the finish just past the 6 mile mark;  For the Full Marathon, you run the closed road course twice.  One big thing to keep in mind:  Reggae Marathon is marked in Miles:  There is a mile marker at each mile along with aid stations ...[Read More]

8 months to Reggae Marathon

8 months to Reggae Marathon

Just 8 months to Reggae Marathon!   I’m dreaming about Negril now…and great dreams they are: Hot, sunny beach bumming!  I’m an expert at this, “Red Stripe please”.  Lots of sunscreen though…have to practice safe tanning Nice early morning runs along the beach before and after Reggae Marathon…barefoot and splashing in the surf Running into the Caribbean aft ...[Read More]

Show us your pics

Show us your pics

Show us your pics.  You can show us your Pecs as well…just keep them ‘Age Appropriate’ 🙂  We’ve got a few of our favourite pics below so after you’ve taken a peek, send us your pics from Negril and Reggae Marathon: Until next time… Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information check the Reggae Mara ...[Read More]

Australia to Jamaica 2018

Australia to Jamaica 2018

Australia to Jamaica for Reggae Marathon 2018.  Meet a determined Lynette Bullio from Cairns, Australia coming to Jamaica to run her first Half Marathon at Reggae Marathon, December 2.  And she’s coming with a few friends… I’m from Cairns, Australia on the North East Coast of Australia.  My family originates from St. Pauls Moa Island in the Torres Straits. This year will be 3 yea ...[Read More]

Personal Best at the Tottori Marathon

Personal Best at the Tottori Marathon

Reggae Marathon has partnered with the Tottori Marathon in Japan for a few years now.  On March 11, Jamaica and Reggae Marathon were well represented in Japan at the 2018 Tottori Marathon.   Winthrope Wellington, from Travellers Beach Resort in Negril took on a hilly course on a chilly,  windy day.  Definitely not ‘Negril type’ weather conditions!  In those challenging conditions, Wint ...[Read More]

Welcome back Reggae Runnerz

Welcome back Reggae Runnerz

Making a return to Reggae Marathon this December 2 for Reggae Marathon 2018…Reggae Runnerz!  Welcome back! Quite a few years ago now we met Lisa Laws from New York at her first Reggae Marathon.  She had a few runners along with her that trip and they were totally enjoying themselves at Reggae Marathon.  They were staying at a lovely, local hotel along the beach strip and although they were s ...[Read More]