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December 5, 2021
Reggae Marathon Goes Virtual
November 13-December 5, 2021

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 5, 2021 Negril, Jamaica

Marathon

Minimum age: 18 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 1
Intl. US$110 US$120 US$140
Local JMD$6000 JMD$7000 JMD$9000

Half-Marathon

Minimum age: 14 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 1
Intl. US$105 US$115 US$130
Local JMD$5000 JMD$6000 JMD$8000

10k

Minimum age: 10 years old

On/before July 31 On/after August 1 On/after December 1
Intl. US$75 US$85 US$100
Local JMD$4000 JMD$5000 JMD$7000
Marathon
Half-Marathon
10K
Marathon
  • Male record holder: Pamenos Ballentyne, St. Vincent, 2001 – 2:21:05
  • Female record holder: Ramilia Burangulova, Russia, 2001 – 2:42:25
Half-Marathon
  • Male record holder: Moses Macharia, Kenya, 2001 – 1:08:32
  • Female record holder: Jackline Toror, Kenya, 2001 – 1:16:12
10K
  • Male record holder: Shawn Pitter, Jamaica, 2012 – 29:55
  • Female record holder: Carrie Tollefson, USA, 2011 – 36:17

blog updates

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