Tagged: finish line area

Stairway to the Finish Line

“With the finish line so near,  runners still need to remain focus; stay upright; dodge hikers; before merging to Panorama Park path, to family, friends, fans and the finishing arch.”   …Ron Nicholl, 18 times Knee Knacker Finisher Checklist to race day: RSVP to Party in the Park by June 30.  Bridge Brewing is sponsoring a free beer...

You have 1 Week + 1 Day to RSVP to the Party in the Park!

Our Party in the Park is New and Improved this year! All racers, volunteers, friends and family members who are planning on joining us at the “Party in the Park” and eating the catered meal, must RSVP by June 30! Additional tickets can be purchased for family members or friends at...

Then and Now

“The final roots and rocks approach to the finish at Panorama Park has always been a challenge for 29+ mile tired legs.  In contrast to the previous years of root and rock bouncing, 2016 greeted runners to board steps. The steps on a rainy day added a new challenge.  Many...

25 Year Belt Buckle

 “The longevity streak wasn’t planned, it just happened. One of the things that I learned when I hit the 65+ age category is that you can’t take it for granted anymore.  It can be humbling.  It is also makes the finish more rewarding. I feel privileged to have been able...

Panorama Park race day photos from Mike Jones

“The tougher the race, the better the post-race party.  This year, the atmosphere at the finish line among runners, family and friends testified to all that the racers had endured during their long day. It was a privilege to be part of the Knee Knacker community on race day, and to share a small part...

Race day photos from Ron Nicholl

Observation on the last 400 metres before the Finish line: “In the past year, the open rooted areas were filled in with rocks or covered with wooden steps. Still a very technical area for the end of a race.  With the wet conditions, much caution was still exercised. My favorite...