Hyannis M*A*S*H* aid station photos

“Racers can be excused for thinking that the M*A*S*H tent at the Hyannis Road aid station is just an apparition: After all, who would have expected that this long-time crew would combine nourishment, humour, and some pseudo-medical care in their own field hospital? Whether you need a shot of electrolytes,...

Eagle Bluffs race day photos by John de Swardt

“There you were climbing to Eagle Bluffs beaming with pride despite the bloody knees, bandaged and taped limbs and sporting some awful wasp stings! The intensity of the front runners and the friendly supporting camaraderie of all the runners was a privilege to see. Looking through the camera lens you...

Eagle Bluffs race day photos from Blair Shier

“As a rookie photographer with the Knee Knacker I was asked to shoot Eagle Bluff, seniority clearly has its privileges! The jubilation on runners faces as they reached the peak was really something to see. It was amazing to witness the spirit and determination of the runners as they cruised...

Dark Side of Black Mountain Aid Station Volunteers photos

“Your force determines your reality.”  ..Qui-Gon Jinn “Resist the dark side, you must.”  ..Yoda “Do.  Or do not.  There is no try”  ..Yoda These empowering signs dotted the Dark Side of Black Mountain.  The Star Wars crew hiked up to the Dark Side before the crack of dawn.  Their task: ...

Descent from Black Mountain race day photos by Salvador Miranda

“The descent from Black Mountain is so steep that some runners fly down as if the surface was falling from under their feet.” …Salvador Miranda, 3 time Knee Knacker finisher These are the last two sets of race day photos from Salvador Miranda.   He has spent more time on his...

Base of Grouse Mountain race day photos by Steve Yau

“Ah Grouse….one of the more challenging sections, both physically and mentally. Gnarly roots, inconveniently placed rocks, oh and a pretty intense climb to spoil any hope of digesting that Nutella sandwich you crushed at Cleveland. Also, Nancy Greene…WTF? I attempted to conceal myself in some foliage in an effort to...