The Reggae Marathon (paradise found)

"Brexit! Yeah Mon, Brexit. HA HA " We had a lot of shouts from spectators and fellow runners. Wearing Union Flag vests, it seems, attracts a lot of cheers and banter.... "God bless the Queen" "Ingerland" "Go Great Britain" "Do you guys speak English?" even "Go Canada"! But "Brexit"!!! It appears our country's decisions are... Continue Reading →

5h12m47s

So two years ago we completed the Reggae Marathon in 5h12m47s.... Competition time...... How long will we take on Saturday when hopefully it's not quite as warm as today!!! A lovely 5k beach run this morning whilst Nicky swam. Were an active bunch here in the Athletes' Village! So post in the comments a guess... Continue Reading →

THIS JUST IN….

Shock news coming in from Team GB in the Athletes' Village..... The runners have been seen..... EXERCISING! In Negril preparing for Saturday's Reggae Marathon, the British contingent started the day by not bothering with their planned early morning beach jog. What a beautiful Jamaican morning And they weren't quite as sharp as yesterday claiming their... Continue Reading →

Day 1: The Athletes’ Village

This beard thing. Oh, and the new glasses. Strutting around thinking I'm cool. Like Elvis Costello. Secretly knowing I'm gorky. Like Mr Bean. One of us has lost a toe nail! Team GB arrived here in Negril after 20 hours of travel, happy to have landed in paradise but rather fatigued. And never mind Elvis... Continue Reading →

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