Category: Community

Knee Knacker 2022 Update – December 3, 2021

Hi Knee Knacker Community. It’s the time of year we all start thinking about plans, dreams and big goals, so we wanted to reach out and share some Knee Knacker updates for 2022/2023. We’re planning on welcoming everyone back for Knee Knacker on July 9, 2022, and with 3 years between...

RIP Gottfried Grosser

The Knee Knacker community is saddened by the passing of Gottfried Grosser on Nov. 4. Gottfried has been a member of the Knee Knacker family for over 2 decades, ever since finishing his first race across the North Shore in 2000. Over the next decade, Gottfried was a fixture in...

Knee Knacker Update – March 13, 2020

Hi Knee Knacker Community, In these challenging and unsettling times, I wanted to reach out to connect. Not just to give another COVID-19 / race update, but to share a few thoughts. With Knee Knacker in July, as you would expect, we are holding steady, will keep making the best...

In Memory of Laura Kosakoski

Our Condolences   It is with a heavy heart that we share the tragic news of the passing of Laura Kosakoski. On behalf of the Knee Knacker community, we send our deepest condolences to Adam Campbell and his and Laura’s family and friends. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/laura-kosakoski-avalanche-victim-alberta-canmore-1.5425093

2019 Knee Knacker race day volunteers

This is the last set of 2019 Race Day photos. It’s a photo gallery of some of the 240 Knee Knacker volunteers as they: Offered a New Hope to runners as they climbed the Dark Side of Black Mountain and journey forth with the words “May the course be with...

Approach to Panorama Park race day photos by Ron Nicholl

“At about the 9th bridge, runners have about 2 minutes left to the pavement approaching Panorama Park and the finish. Various stages of fatigue and emotions lead them to the last steep decline on steps that replaced the traditional roots and rocks. The added challenge is all the hiker traffic....