Shane Collins, Knee Knacker co-founder (1950-2017)

I met Shane Collins in early 1989, via a mutual ultrarunning friend. Over the next few months, we collaborated on a project that was one of the most significant of my life – the inaugural Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run on June 24, 1989. Shane passed away earlier this...

Registration for KKNSTR 2018 opens Dec. 31, 2017

For those of you wondering when we’ll gear up for 2018, you’re in luck! It’s starting already… over the coming weeks, you’ll see updates to our site and registration for 2018 will open Dec. 31 just in time for your New Year’s Resolutions. Registration will close January 31, 2018 and...

Greg Dines (1957-2017)

The Knee Knacker extended family is saddened by the loss of Greg Dines, who suddenly passed away last week on August 1. Greg was an early Knee Knacker pioneer, running his one and only KK race in 1990, the first year the race was open to the public. He finished...

Race day photos of the 2017 Knee Knacker volunteers

This is the last set of 2017 Race Day photos. It’s a photo gallery of some of the 228 Knee Knacker volunteers as they: Provide a Bavarian feast with refreshments on top of Black Mt Biergarten; Cheered and smiled despite the blanket of bugs covering Cypress Provincial Park; Ran Cleveland Dam...

Greenwood Road (West Vancouver) race videos from Alice Mathieson

“As we start crossing the streets of the British Properties we know we are about to complete the first half, and we nervously check the time.  We more or less guess the time we’ll cross Cleveland Dam, multiply that times two, and guess the time we’ll cross the finish line.  But...