Success comes at a cost

March 22nd, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

This year, I’m adding a personal goal. To regain the physical strength that I had before consuming my life seven days a week with Maritime Race Weekend


Confession…I’m a digital hoarder

March 18th, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

This is how many emails the Maritime Race Weekend race director has received in the past seven years


Ready to see incredible medals? Reveal time!

March 8th, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

I’m excited to reveal the incredible initial sketches – a trio to your Maritime Race Weekend collection


Inspiring a community to become more active

February 22nd, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | 2 Comments »

Being there to celebrate with Mat was just the boost that I needed as we ramp up planning for 2018


My volunteer in Barcelona

February 16th, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

I might be the captain of the ship, but the pirate crew keep us sailing


You’ve likely never seen a race medal like this before

February 8th, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | 3 Comments »

Caution: this will make you gasp


Vintage is the new black

January 26th, 2018 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Maritime Race Weekend is offering bonus vintage T-shirts for marathon finishers in 2018


I got the behind-the-scenes look at how the Toronto Waterfront Marathon works

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

Curious to know what goes on behind the scenes of the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon? Our blogger and notable east coast race director got to work for the event for one day


The case of my stolen port-a-potty

October 3rd, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | 1 Comment »

Every race director has their fair share of stories of something going wrong. This year, the director of Maritime Race Weekend had a port-a-potty go missing…


Maritime Race Weekend gives Tidal Trail race separate date… registration already open

September 29th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

This year, the Maritime Race Weekend Tidal Trail 15K was a hit. It’s on again for next year and registration is already open


Pint-sized helpers

August 25th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Volunteers. Without them, this ship would never leave the dock


Volunteer perks: Why this race captain believes in spoiling her crew

August 21st, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Having this race director at the helm of the ship means these volunteers get a little spoiled.