Ahoy Matey! Yesterday was International Talk Like A Pirate Day and last weekend was the Maritime Race weekend in Nova Scotia.

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Michelle Kempton began running in her mid-30s after the birth of her twins to improve her health. Within only a few years she became involved in her running community of rural Nova Scotia. She has been the race director of the Maritime Race Weekend since 2011 and each year has provided a two-day event that showcases the culture and community of the East Coast.

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Fiddler at maritime race weekend

In this week’s rebroadcast, we share Kempton’s personal running story and discover that the unique running community in the Maritimes is all about good times, pirates, and cold beer.


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