Category: Community

Attitude is Everything

At just before the 3/4 mark aid station most folks are looking a lot worse than this. In fact, Claire, Cindy and Matt are looking quite incredible on this punchy little staircase exiting Varley Trail. Or are they? Perhaps they have firmly taken grip of the seasoned advice of our own Gary Robbins, “Fake...

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...

It’s a Fine Line to Black Mountain

“The Knee Knacker starts off with a near 4,000ft vertical ascent of Black Mountain up and into the Cypress Mountain ski resort. This is just one of the things that make this race such a classic, and so hard to nail your best time on the course. Come over the...

The Finish Line – a Family Celebration

At first, when you commit to an ultra like Knee Knacker you don’t realize that you’re committing to a lifestyle. A lifestyle that has you thinking about every run and every workout in a new way. A lifestyle that deeply impacts your family. You eat more. You sleep earlier. You run...

6 Sleeps before Registration Closes

“The start line: where the nerves, anticipation and hard work all collide and culminate. The energy is palpable, and the determination is inspiring.”   …Hilary Matheson 6 more sleeps before 2017 lottery registration closes on January 31, 2017 23:59PST.   On the evening of February 2, 2017, find out who will toe the 2017 start...

Jumping Benji

With hops like these you’d think Benji won the Knee Knacker wouldn’t you? In a literal sense he didn’t but these photos show that Benji embodies the true spirit of Knee Knacker and is deeply a winner. This kind of joy can only come from running in the unbeatable terrain of...