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...

Eagle Bluffs race day photos from Ivan Yastrebov

“At Eagle Bluffs finally, after we ascend the seemingly unending and relentless steep climbing! We know we still have to climb to the top of Black, and that there are other climbs in the program.  However, they will a lot easier and shorter than what’s been up to here.  Unfortunately, due to...

Seymour aid station race day photos from Ivan Yastrebov

“When you reach the top of the Seymour Grind and begin the long downhill stretch you think in joy that you’ll make it.  However, going downhill past the Seymour aid station, you start asking yourself if your legs will hold, if you have enough quads for the final push to the...