Charitable Cause

Besides providing a forum for athletic competition, the Knee Knacker race has raised over $90,000 for various charities since its inception.
This year’s race will benefit the North Shore Search and Rescue team.
For further information, please click the logo below.

North Shore Rescue

Government Agencies & Land Owners

The Baden-Powell trail passes through many different jurisdictions over its 30 miles.
We have had wonderful cooperation from the following governing bodies, who allow our event to take place each year.

BC Parks

District of West Vancouver

District of North Vancouver

Metro Vancouver

Grouse Mountain

Corporate Sponsors

The Knee Knacker wishes to thank all our sponsors for their generous support of our event.
Please show your appreciation by using their products and services whenever possible.
Click on the logos below to go directly to their websites.

Once again this year Salomon West Vancouver are offering discounts to Runners and Volunteers. – 20% Discount on Salomon Products – 10% Discount on Salomon S-Lab Discount good until July 14th, 2018. Don’t miss out. (Note to Volunteers: To show Salomon that you are registered as a volunteer for 2018, please bring your confirmation email from Dennis Marchant).


Alkiss Water – What’s more important than water on-route for race day!!


Bremner Food Ltd – Through their generous support to our race year after year the folks at Bremner’s provide free beverages and funds to support the Knee Knacker!!



Bridge Brewing – Providing a finish line beer for all Runners on race day as well as discounts to the Knee Knacker so everyone can enjoy some of their fine products at the party-in-the-park!! (You must be legal age to enjoy)


New Sponsor for 2018 – Clif Bar – generously providing their nutritional and delicious products for this year’s race!!



New Sponsor for 2018 – Core Running – Prizing to one runner and one volunteer prior to race day for 3 months of online coaching!! Runners can also receive discounts for online coaching! (The lucky winner of the runner’s prize was Andrew Skuse. Volunteer prize to be awarded in early May) Core Running is also offering discounts for online coaching! The regular price is $200/month, but Curb is offering KK runners their first month at $150 and then $175 per month thereafter. Contact Curb Ivanic @ for additional information.



Hammer Nutrition – providing generous discounts to the Knee Knacker on their Heed product to ensure your best day on July 14th!!




Honey’s Donuts and Goodies – providing their coffee and goodies for trail day and race day! Located in beautiful Deep Cove!!



Langara School of Massage Therapy – Providing massages to Runners at the finish line at Panorama Park in Deep Cove!


New Sponsor for 2018 – Nesters Market – Dollarton Village, North Vancouver – Generously providing aid station goodies along the 30 miles of trail from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove!!



New Sponsor for 2018 Pivotal Health – Providing runners with a 25% discount on their physio services up until race day!!


Trail Runner Magazine – Winners in the open category receive annual subscriptions to this go-to publication!!



Wild Trails Coffee – Offering runners and volunteers one free smoothie or latte until race day of 2018. Check them out on 14th Avenue in North Vancouver!! Runners please bring ID and volunteers bring a copy of your email from Dennis Marchant to prove you are on the list!