Tagged: 1st Quarter

Be water

“Be water…” Flow rather than run… Stride lightly over the top rather than in the valleys Breathe deep, relax and let go of your fear… …Andreas Waldhaus,  2 times Knee Knacker finisher Photo credit:  John Reynolds

Climb High

“That moment when you reach Eagle Bluffs and realize that the biggest climb of the day is behind you… there’s no high quite like it.”  …Hilary Matheson, race day photographer Photo credit: Hilary Matheson

In your blood

The RD: Race dedication Smooth running of the event It is in her blood …Haiku poem written by Keith Wakelin, 2001 Men Winner,  24 times Knee Knacker finisher First time Knee Knackerers:  will it get in your blood? Photo credit:  Salvador Miranda  

Who will toe the line? Lottery results on February 5, 2018

2017 Knee Knacker start line.   Will you be toeing the line on July 14, 2018? Check out the lottery results live at Knee Knacker Facebook page on February 5, 2018 at 7:30pm PST.  With his witty and lyrical banter, Tom Craik will entertain you as he announces the 270 names selected in the lottery. Samples of Tom’s entertaining FB posts from 2017:...

Black Mt. Biergartan aid station early morning service

Black Mountain aid station is always a treat.  In 2017, the runners were greeted by the Black Mt. Biergartan aid station crew who donned dirndls and lederhosen to provide liquid refreshments and other treats.  What will the runners experience in 2018?    Photo by Nathan Starzynski. Reminder: Knee knacker lottery closes  January 31st, 11:59 PST....

Eagle Bluffs race day photos from Hilary Matheson

“The sun peeked over the edge of Cypress Mountain as runners crested the Bluffs, and temperatures rose quickly (along with the bugs). I sought to capture the emotions that each racer was experiencing as they neared the top of the first big climb of the race and their tired legs...