Maritime Race Weekend route damaged by fire

June 12th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Fire burns out of control on Salt Marsh Trail, but September race weekend should be unaffected


The Shakeout Podcast: Good Times in the Maritimes

April 30th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

In part two of a series on great Canadian running cities, we take you to a small town community on the East Coast with big hearts.


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


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…


Dear foodies and music nerds, Maritime Race Weekend just became your new bucket list event

August 31st, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Maritime Race Weekend | No Comments »

Yes there’s going to be toasted bagels.


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.


How my Maritime run club tour is highlighting all the wonderful aspects of run culture

July 17th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Some clubs focus on performance and others socialize or drink beer. It’s great to see such much diversity – there definitely is a run club for everyone out there. I’m seeing this on this running tour this summer.


Cash prizes are up for grabs at this year’s Maritime Race Weekend

May 19th, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes | No Comments »

Earn yourself a nice treasure loot at this year’s Maritime Race Weekend. This year, the race director is offering up cold, hard cash.


Better late than never!

April 22nd, 2017 by Michelle Kempton | Posted in Behind the Scenes, Blogs | No Comments »

Finally after months of searching, last year’s results have turned up. Next week, these runners will all get a hand-written congratulations.


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!