About The Organizers
The Kingston City Run was started in 2013 as the vision of then Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA), Kingston Chapter Chairman, Nicola Madden-Greig. The event is organized annually by The JHTA Kingston Chapter along with key strategic partners The Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association, The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), The Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) and the Kingston & St. Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC). The event is currently co-chaired by Christopher Jarrett (Area Chairman: JHTA Kingston) and Nicola Madden-Greig (Immediate Past President: JHTA). The event is not-for-profit with proceeds going towards deserving charities. Over the years since inception a specific focus has been on the homeless population.
The Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA): Established in 1961, the organization, represents Jamaican hotels, other visitor accommodations, attractions, tour operators as well as most suppliers of goods and services to the tourism industry. The main aim of the JHTA is to promote the development of Jamaica’s hospitality industry and to represent the interests of its members in all fora, locally, regionally and internationally.
2019 Kingston City Run Committee Members:
Christopher Jarrett: Co-chair & Nicola Madden-Greig: Co -chair
Prudence Simpson, Matthew Hann, Maurice Bryan, Celia Steele-Lewis, Alexander Pike, Nicholas Amore, Yvonne Sweeney, Charles Arumselvan and Paulton Gordon.