December 8, 2024
Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Races

The Race

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 & 10K course.

Date Location
December 4, 2022 Negril, Jamaica


Minimum age: 18 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 2
Intl. US$120 US$130 US$150
Local JMD$8000 JMD$9000 JMD$11000


Minimum age: 14 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 2
Intl. US$115 US$125 US$140
Local JMD$7000 JMD$8000 JMD$10000


Minimum age: 10 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 2
Intl. US$85 US$95 US$110
Local JMD$6000 JMD$7000 JMD$9000
  • Male record holder: Pamenos Ballentyne, St. Vincent, 2001 – 2:21:05
  • Female record holder: Ramilia Burangulova, Russia, 2001 – 2:42:25
  • Male record holder: Moses Macharia, Kenya, 2001 – 1:08:32
  • Female record holder: Jackline Toror, Kenya, 2001 – 1:16:12
  • Male record holder: Shawn Pitter, Jamaica, 2012 – 29:55
  • Female record holder: Carrie Tollefson, USA, 2011 – 36:17

blog updates

5k, 10k, or Half Marathon?

You know what’s great about the Reggae Marathon? You have several options for a race distance. You can choose from the 5k, 10k, or the half marathon. We are excited to introduce the 5k this year! If you’re new to running or unsure how you will handle running in the heat, the 5k or10k distance […]

First Timer or Reggae Regular?

Whether you’re a first time Reggae Marathon runner or you’ve been coming for years, you’ll leave the race with not only the medal, but also many memories. It may be the people that you meet. The memorable food at the pasta party. Or perhaps running as the sun rises with the sound of music as […]

Getting to Jamaica

Once you’ve registered for the race, you’ll need to make plans to get to Negril. Unless you live in Jamaica, you’ll likely fly into the Montego Bay airport. Start your search now. Put the dates that you want to travel into a travel search engine and look for the best deal. If you are unsure […]