Category: Photos

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...

Cleveland Dam Aid Station Crew

“These faces , this place, and this typical spread of ultra food is well known to many of you and you might even (just slightly) take it for granted. If you take a second to think it through, it’s amazing. You emerge from the forest to see these smiling faces...

The lure of Hyannis Aid Station

“But first I had to negotiate through something quite different, although very difficult. The Hyannis Drive Aid Station. An aid station, you say? Yes, but this is no ordinary aid station. Running through it is easy. It’s the mental torture that challenges even the most steely ultra runner. Situated at...

Ode to Eagle Bluff

“I’ve just ascended straight up the side of a mountain, climbing over scree, talus fields, and giant boulders. At no time did I see anything that even remotely resembled an actual trail. Perhaps there was a trail there once… Before it got buried under several tons of rock by an avalanche...

9 Sleeps until Registration Opens

“While some people count the sleeps to Christmas, others of us count the sleeps until Knee Knacker Registration opens on December 31st. After that, we count down the sleeps to lottery night on February 2nd, 2017. And, whether we got in or not, once the lottery hangover wears off, we...