Charitable Cause

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.

North Shore Rescue


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.

BC Parks

District of West Vancouver

District of North Vancouver

Metro Vancouver

Grouse Mountain

Corporate Sponsors

Now more than ever we need to support our loyal sponsors and partners.
Without our sponsors’ annual support the Knee Knacker cannot happen. 
Please show these folks your support by shopping at their stores or online!! They are all great folks with tremendous products and knowledge and an essential part of the Knee Knacker Community!


Alkiss Water – What’s more important than water on route for race day? Thanks to Alkiss for their continued generous support.
Watch the “Life Starts with Alkiss” video

Bremner’s Food – 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 including Stong’s!


Bridge Brewing – 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.

CA5 Athletics

CA5 Athletics – “Clothing That Inspires You to MOVE!” Makers of sustainable bamboo clothing, CA5 Athletics kindly provides each runner with a Knee Knacker-logo “bambeeni”. 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.

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 in progress. They offer a random draw prize to one lucky racer and one volunteer for 3 months of online coaching! Email Curb at for more information.



Honey’s Donuts and Goodies – This locally-owned establishment provides their delicious coffee and goodies for race day! Located in beautiful Deep Cove, check them out after a training runs or anytime!

Langara School of Massage Therapy – Providing massages to runners at the finish line at Panorama Park in Deep Cove! Huge thanks to Langara for being such a loyal supporter of Knee Knacker.

Myodetox – Myodetox will be generously offering Knee Knacker registered runners 5 Myodetox sessions. Essentially you can use these cards for any 60-minute Chiro/Physio/Massage session at any location. There will be 5 random draws to award the free sessions so please continue to follow us on social media!! 


Stong's Market

Stong’s Market (Northwood Village, North Vancouver) – Back again this year, Stong’s Market will be providing our 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!


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, and to Tailwind Nutrition for supporting the knarliest 30-mile trail race around! To find out more about Tailwind Nutrition and retailers where their products can be purchased check out their website.

Whistler Wood Fired Pizza – Providing the post-race party with authentic Neapolitan Style Pizza, from Whistler to You.