Knock, knock… anyone home?

April 10th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

Give me freedom and a bunch of giveaways, and I can make any runner’s day…


Maritime Race Weekend’s big secret is out!

March 31st, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 9 Comments »

You have 48 hours. Annnnnd go!


Learning the ropes of successful race promotion

February 10th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

As the director of Maritime Race Weekend, Michelle Kempton is always looking for fresh and exciting ways to promote her race.


Behind the scenes: How Maritime Race Weekend creates their famous medals

February 3rd, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs, Destination Race, Runs & Races | 5 Comments »

Maritime Race Weekend isn’t schedule to run until September. But race director Michelle Kempton works year-round. Right now, she’s busy collaborating with the illustrator who designs her medals.


My meeting with the province’s Finance Minister

January 27th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

In a recent, unexpected turn of events, race director Michelle Kempton got to meet with her province’s finance minister.


The logistics of designing race routes

January 23rd, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

It turns out that creating the perfect race route is actually a lot harder than it may seem.


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.