Tagged: race day

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

All you can do

“Roots! Rocks! Moss! Trail shoes! Hemlocks! Packs! Cedars! Tattoos! Pain! Sweat! Smiles! Snorts! In the forest with Polk-a-dot shorts! Wear what you will. This day is for you. Embrace the work. It’s all you can do.” …Poem written by Tom Craik, 6 times Knee Knacker finisher Photo credit:  BJ Bruder

Remember to smile

“It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius. And always remember to smile and have lots of fun.   …Pargol Lakhan, 2017 Knee Knacker finisher. Photo credit: Herman Kwong    

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