Tag: michelle kempton
When Michelle got the chance to network with other race directors, she got ideas on how to better improve her own race.
Michelle Kempton from Maritime Race Weekend says the biggest reward of her job is seeing runners transform their lives.
The Maritimes Race Weekend crew has a unique and fun way to stand out from the rest of the crowd at race expos in an effort to attract new runners.
When she started up a race in her hometown, Michelle had no idea just how much she would impact the local economy. Now, her Maritime Race Weekend pulls runners from all over– and Nova […]
A highlight of my job is definitely hearing runners’ stories about Maritime Race Weekend. These shared experiences inspired our race weekend catch phrase: good times in the Maritimes. Depending on the runner, this can […]
Maritime Race Weekend has tripled in size over the last three years. Considering the rapid growth, there have been very few issues. Every year is slightly different. New obstacles occur one year that didn’t […]
The downtime over winter was much needed, but race planning is now in full throttle. In the last week I’ve submitted permit requests, arranged for first aid, booked equipment, confirmed insurance, counted inventory, talked […]
This weekend, race directors from Nova Scotia’s four largest marathons met to discuss strategies on improving East Coast races. We brainstormed ideas, discussed industry trends, asked each other for advice and gave opinions. Of […]
It may surprise many to learn it takes six months to organize Police Chase, a 5K with 1,000 participants, and twelve months to plan Maritime Race Weekend, a two day event including two 5Ks, a 10K, […]
Only a few people know this, but last year my race medal delivery was held up for over a month in international waters and at customs. The shipment only arrived three days before race […]