Besides providing a forum for athletic competition, the Knee Knacker race has raised over $90,000 for various charities since its inception.
This year’s race will benefit the North Shore Search and Rescue team.
For further information, please click the team’s logo below.
Government Agencies & Land Owners
The Baden-Powell trail passes through many different jurisdictions over its 30 miles.
We have had wonderful cooperation from the following governing bodies, who allow our event to take place each year.
District of West Vancouver
District of North Vancouver
The Knee Knacker wishes to thank all our sponsors for their generous support of our event.
Please show your appreciation by using their products and services whenever possible.
Click on the logos below to go directly to their websites.
Once again this year Salomon West Vancouver are offering discounts to Runners and Volunteer: 20% discount on Salomon products; 10% discount on Salomon S-Lab products; 15% one-time discount on Suunto watches. Discounts good thru July 12th, 2020. There will also be special discounts offered on Runner’s Night only! (May 5th
at the Park Royal store).
Alkiss Water – What’s more important than water on-route for race day!! Thanks to Alkiss for their continued generous support.
Year after year, the good folks at Bremner’s provide free beverages and funds to support the Knee Knacker! Bremner’s fine products can be purchased through a number of local retailers.
Back again for 2020, Bridge Brewing generously supports the Knee Knacker so everyone can enjoy their fine products at the Finish Line party in Deep Cove! You must be legal drinking age to enjoy.
“Clothing That Inspires You to MOVE!” Makers of sustainable bamboo clothing, CA5 Athletics kindly provides each runner with a Knee Knacker-logo
“bambeeni”. Bamboo plant grows quickly and is a sustainable resource. Rayon from bamboo is highly water absorbent and soft to the touch. Located in the Shipyard District of North Vancouver, they specialize in locally made, small production for clubs, teams, and events. View their wide range of sustainable products on Facebook or Instagram.
Clif Bar – generously providing their nutritional and delicious products for this year’s race!! Please show them how much you appreciate their support by picking some up for the training season.
Core Running – Online coaching provides runners with an individualized training program including running, strength training, cross training and nutrition plus daily monitoring of your status and workouts to keep you on progressing. They offer a random draw prize to one lucky racer for 3 months of online coaching! Email Curb at email@example.com for more information.
Honey’s Donuts and Goodies – This local establishment provides their delicious coffee and goodies for our volunteer trail work day and on race day! Located in beautiful Deep Cove, check them out after a training run!
Langara School of Massage Therapy – Panorama Park in Deep Cove! Providing massages to Runners at the finish line at Panorama Park in Deep Cove! Huge thanks to Langara for being such loyal supporters of Knee Knacker.
Myodetox is on-board again for 2020. They will be generously offering Knee Knacker registered runners 5 x 60 minute physiotherapy assessment and treatment sessions across any of their greater Vancouver locations. There will be 5 random draws
to award the free sessions so please continue to follow us on social media!!
Trail Runner Magazine – Winners in the open-age category receive annual subscriptions to this go-to publication!! All runners will receive a recent copy of Trail
Runner Magazine at package pick-up.
Stong’s Market (Northwood Village, North Vancouver) – Back again this year, Stong’s Market will be providing our 11 aid stations with all of their supplies along the 30 miles of trail from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove. We are so grateful for their generosity! Stop by their store on Dollarton Hwy to stock up on everything you may need before or after your training runs! 2150 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver
New for 2020: Podium Imports and Tailwind Nutrition Podium Imports are the distributors for Tailwind Nutrition. Tailwind Nutrition will be our electrolyte drink on course for this year’s race. Huge thanks to Podium for teaming up with the Knee Knacker for 2020, and to Tailwind Nutrition for supporting the knarliest 30-mile trail race around!