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.


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!