December 4, 2022
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Tottori, Japan meets Negril, Jamaica

Tottori, Japan meets Negril, Jamaica.  And it came about because of a shared passion for running!

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Recently, Dignitaries from Tottori travelled to Negril to meet their Jamaican counterparts in Tourism and Running. Note Reggae Marathon’s Race Director, Frano styling in his Pumas!

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The photo above captured the meetup:

  • Mr Fitz Davis – Westmoreland Parish Council  – COMMERCIAL SERVICES MANAGER
  • Mr. Alfred Francis – Race Director – Reggae Marathon Ltd
  • Mr. Shinichi Hamasaki – Tottori Orefecture Assembley, Chair of the Tottori –Jamaica Friendship Prefectural Assembly Members Alliance & Chair of the Tottori Athletic Assoc.
  • His Worship the Mayor, CLLR Bertel Moore, Chairman of the Westmoreland Parish Council
  • Ms. Diane Ellis, Sponsorship & Marketing Director, Reggae Marathon Ltd
  • Mr. Akihiko Nitta, Managing Director – JAAF Japan Technical Official
  • Mr. Shinataro Konishi – Director – Sports Division – Regional Advancement Dept – Tottori Prefecture Govt
  • Mrs. Gail Jackson-Brooks, Negril TreeHouse & member of the Regage Marathon Negril Organizing Committee
  • 3rd left at Rear: Mr Bernard Hylton of Couples Swept Away Resorts, Chair of the ROad &Logistics Committee, Reggae Marathon Negril Organizing Committee

So now a new goal Reggae Marathoners:  Race in Negril this December then travel to Japan March 2017 to experience Reggae Running in Japan!  Now that’s a plan I can embrace.

Until next time…

Reggae Marathon RunninGuy (aka Sugar ‘Tuff Gong’ Bong)

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