Running Negril Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon just got even more inviting with the announcement that the event has been selected as the Caribbean qualifying race for thee Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Rankings. With a marathon, half marathon and 10K race director Alfred Francis says his team is thrilled with the ranking, especially with so many events in Jamaica having gained world-wide recognition on the marathon circuit.
The Reggae Marathon is also a part of the Five Island Challenge series, which includes four other Caribbean marathons, encouraging distance runners from around the world to experience island racing at it’s best. With this year marking the 20th anniversary of the Reggae Marathon, the announcement as a part of the Abbott World Marjor Marathon Wanda Age Group World Ranking, will no doubt draw even more runners to this scenic event that truly encapsulates the spirit and joy of all things island life, including running.
he announcement is especially significant with the Reggae Marathon celebrating it’s 20th anniversary with the 2020 edition on December 6th.
For more about this year’s Reggae Marathon, check out Anna Lee Boschetto’s destination race experience Five Reasons to Run the Reggae Marathon.