Witches and Warlords bewitched Black Magic Mountain

At the peak of squall, Witches and Warlords climbed to Black Magic Mountain aid station to cast their magical spells to ward off the torrential rain.   To aid runners,  they whisked a cauldron of elixirs to send runners down Black Mountain in a blink of an eye. Who will the runners encounter at the top of Black Mountain...

July 9, 2011- Brian's 13th, and final, Knee Knacker finish

Brian VanOene (1955-2016)

I am writing today about the loss of a member of our Knee Knacker extended “family”. It’s been a few weeks since Brian VanOene unexpectedly passed away at the age of 61. There are many ways we can honour and remember Brian. I will always remember him as a perfectly...

North Shore Trails and CMHC

The Knee Knackering North Shore Trail Run has been a part of the North Shore community since 1989 and we plan to be a source of inspiration to trail runners, sponsors and volunteers for many years to come.  It has recently come to our attention that Canada Mortgage and Housing...

Trail elves needed for Baden Powell trail work in Cypress Park

Calling on trail elves to help improve the Baden Powell Trail in the Black Mountain area of Cypress Provincial Park! Since 2011, Knee Knacker has worked in partnership with BC Parks and The Friends of Cypress Provincial Park to improve the Baden Powell Trail in the Black Mountain and Hollyburn areas....

RIP Harvey Nelsen, aka “Rambo”

The Knee Knacker extended “family” lost one of its cherished members on July 26, with the passing of Harvey Nelsen. Harvey was just shy of turning 83 this fall, and had completed our tough 30-mile trail race 5 times from 1997 to 2005. That last one was at 71 years...

2016 Knee Knacker Race Volunteers

This is the last set of 2016 Race Day photos. It’s a photo gallery of some of the 250 Knee Knacker volunteers as they: Whisked a cauldron of elixirs on Black Mountain; Cast magical spells to ward off the torrential rains on Black Magic Mountain; Ran Cleveland Dam aid station with the...