A race can’t happen without the volunteers

August 29th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

For this event to run the way it’s supposed to, Michelle Kempton needs a pirate crew that is 400 people strong.


Planning your own race: It’s all in the details

August 23rd, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 1 Comment »

Being a race director requires a lot of attention to detail. Here Michelle Kempton, race director of Maritime Race Weekend, tells us exactly what those minor details are.


With runners from six countries attending, it’s safe to say my race is a destination race

August 8th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 1 Comment »

The race has sold out… for the fifth year in a row!


What’s the elevation of Maritime Race Weekend? Race director Michelle reveals course details

July 22nd, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

Wondering what kind of elevation runners see at Maritime Race Weekend? Michelle Kempton graphs her routes.


We just got hitched!

July 8th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

OK so Michelle Kempton has big news to tell everyone…


Learning from the best: Through networking with other directors, I’m improving my own race

July 4th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

When Michelle got the chance to network with other race directors, she got ideas on how to better improve her own race.


If you want a dream job, then create it

June 24th, 2016 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

When Michelle Kempton started running, she had no idea that she’d ever leave her tech job to make a career out of the sport.