FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Reggae Marathon for Fourth Year in Negril
This is the fourth year that the Reggae Marathon is being organized in
Negril. The inaugural year in 2001 saw more than 1,500 runners and the
2002 race was more successful with more than 2,000 runners. This year's
race is supposed to bring in many more runners.
Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 24, 2007 -- More than 2,500 runners are
expected to take part in the Reggae Marathon in Negril on December 1.
The marathon starts 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 course is an IAAF
certified marathon and half-marathon course and is described as flat.
The 2007 Reggae Marathon in Negril has more corporate sponsors. Several
local villas and hotels such as the Beach House Villas and Hotel are
supporting the marathon by offering discounts on hotel rooms.
One of the unique features of the Reggae Marathon is that spectators are
spectators are treated to a special experience at the Reggae Marathon as
reggae music is heard from 'sound systems' both tethered and mobile with
wattage that could power a house.
The Reggae Marathon costs US$85.00 per person on or before July 31, 2007
and US$95.00 per person after August 1, 2007. The last date for online
registration to the Reggae marathon is November 28.
The Reggae Marathon offers more than US$10,000 in prize money. The Bob
Marley and Rita Marley Trophies are awarded to the male and female winners
of the Reggae Marathon. The age group for the awards are Under 20, 20-29,
30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 years & over.
Other marathon related events include the internationally rated gourmet
Pasta Party and 3 Day Marathon Expo. The Expo features the best of
Jamaica's art & craft along with runner related products. For more
information on where to stay during the Reggae Marathon contact
About Beach House Villas and Hotel: Negril Beach House villas are a great
place for anybody to sit back and relax. In addition, they are the perfect
spot for honeymooners and wedding planners. Negril Beach is located in the
West side of Jamaica. Negril Beach House Villas and Hotel has villas,
studio apartments and one bedroom apartments.