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.


Supporting runners beyond race day

August 14th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Do I climb out of my comfy bed, get dressed, drive to the grocery store to pick up oranges for my marathon runners or take the rest of the weekend off? Of course, I’m going to support my runners


Do you make the cut to register as an elite at this race?

August 4th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | 2 Comments »

My race, my rules.