Why I’m treating my volunteers to tickets for the year’s biggest running movie

January 17th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

As a race director, Michelle Kempton is so often on the receiving end of other people’s generosity. As a result, she’s always finding creative ways to say thanks.


Help pick this year’s Maritime Race Weekend swag

January 9th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 8 Comments »

Submit your feedback for the 2017 Maritime Race Weekend swag and be entered for a chance to win Tartan Twosome race registration.


Sign up for Maritime Race Weekend before 2017, potentially win trip to Toronto Waterfront 10K

December 30th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

Sign up for one of Canada’s best destination races, get a chance to win a trip to Toronto to race along the water.


Moving day at Maritime Race Weekend

December 23rd, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

When a moving day disaster struck Maritime Race Weekend, director Michelle Kempton was lucky to be able to rely on the dedication of her friends and volunteers.


Expecting the unexpected at Maritime Race Weekend

December 16th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 2 Comments »

Every year something unexpected happens at her race. This year, she had less than 24 hours to locate a last minute fire fighter crew and truck.


Sleepless in Nova Scotia

September 9th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 1 Comment »

As race day approached, this race director writes about sleepless nights and the pre-race nightmares she’s had in the past.


Behind the scenes: Training videos for race day prep

September 2nd, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 1 Comment »

As runners prepare for the upcoming Maritime Race Weekend, the race director created videos to help them better understand the course and race experience.